Special Events

View These Photos From Our Sips Among the Stacks Event Held on April 30th

The Santorini Soiree will be held Friday, September 13th from 6pm-11pm @ The Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre.

Contact Chris Kelly, Director of Development at 570.823.0156 x 218 or ckelly@luzernelibraries.org to be added to the 2019 gala invitation list, ask about 2019 sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer. If you’d like to RSVP online please click this link. 

Osterhout Gala Committee photo:
Front Row (L to R):
Mary Rosto, Todd Serafin, Donna Patton, Tony Brooks, Linda Joseph, Cathy Fields McHugh, Lissa Bryan-Smith
Second Row (L to R): Molly Hoegen, Gala Chair, Jane Alperin, Pam Zuccker-Lacroix, Stacia Arnaud, Theresa Karambelas, Janelle Drach, Lindsay Griffin, Traci Cross, Marisue Elias-Newman, Esq., Larry Newman
Also on the planning committee are: Jillian Andes, Vanessa Botzman, Maureen Bufalino, Patricia Finan Castellano, Ruth Corcoran, Maureen Duffy, Liz Graham, Tish Last, Nancy Medico, Laurie Schwager, Eileen Song, Ali Zurawski & Collyn Hinchey

Theresa & Clayton Karambelas,
Evergreen Honorees

Marisue Elias-Newman Esq. & Larry Newman,
Annual Campaign Chairs

Patricia Finan Castellano, Guest of Honor & Dr. Thomas Castellano

Julie Sidoni, WNEP & Frankie Warren, Magic 93
Masters of Ceremonies

Santorini Soiree Sponsors as of July 12, 2019

2019 Santorini Soiree Sponsorship Packet

SANTORINI SOIRÉE PRESENTING SPONSOR ($15,000)

CRETE LEVEL ($10,000)
Berkshire Asset Management

ITHACA LEVEL ($7,500)

RHODES LEVEL – TRIP SPONSOR ($7,000)
Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services

MELOS LEVEL – TENT SPONSOR ($6,000)
Kentrel Corporation

HYDRA LEVEL – COCKTAILS SPONSOR ($5,000)
Clayton & Theresa Karambelas

ANDROS LEVEL – AUCTION SPONSOR ($3,500)

EVIA LEVEL – ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR ($3,500)
Molly & Frank Hoegen

PARROS LEVEL (2,500)
Panzitta Enterprises

CORFU LEVEL ($1,500)
Maureen & CJ Bufalino
Dr. Thomas & Patricia Finan Castellano
Erwine Home Health & Hospice, Inc.
Traci & Mark Cross
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
M & T Bank
MotorWorld Toyota
Navient

SAMOS LEVEL ($1,000)
Dr. Michel & Pamela Lacroix
McCarthy Tire Service Company
PA Power & Light Company

THASSOS LEVEL ($500)
Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Companies
First Keystone Community Bank
J.A. Foundation – Joe & Andrea Amato
David & Mary Kolessar
Medical Oncology Associates of Wyoming Valley, P.C.
Medico Industries, Inc.
Pride Mobility Products Corp.
Straub Metal International, Inc.

OTHER SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS
Baut Studios
Liz & Lawrence Brogna
Maureen & C.J. Bufalino
Dr. & Mrs. Nicholas Giordano
Tish & Michael Last
Pennsylvania American Water
Mary Rosto
Wyoming Valley Alcohol & Drug Services

SILENT AUCTION & IN-KIND DONORS
Button Oil Company
Cork Bar & Restaurant
Cougar Prints at Misericordia University (Printing Sponsor)
Traci & Mark Cross
Design By Principle (Graphic Design Sponsor)
F.M. Kirby Center
Genetti’s Best Western, Gus & Val Genetti
Hillard House Inn
Molly & Frank Hoegen
Mia Bella Candles
Magic 93 (Radio Media Partner)
Metz Associates, LLP
Sakari Imaging (Event Photography Sponsor)
Lissa Bryan-Smith & Richard Smith
Sugar Plum Chocolates
Times Leader (Print Media Partner)
WNEP-TV (TV Media Partner)

This year’s trip raffle valued at $5,000 is to Santorini, Greece. Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Tickets can be purchased via any committee member or at the Osterhout Free Library. Trip raffle tickets are available online by clicking this link.  

The Brewsterhout Party is back! Join us Friday, August 2nd, from 5-8 PM on the top level of the Intermodal Center in Downtown Wilkes-Barre. It happens Rain or Shine (we prefer Shine, but we just drop down a level if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate)!

Catch up with friends, listen to great music, sample local food and drinks, and meet with hundreds of local party-goers! You can also take chances on a terrific Basket Raffle with tons of great prizes.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here

2019 Rooftop Party Sponsors as of 7.12.19

Sponsorship Packet

Presenting Sponsor ($1,500)
First National Community Bank
M&T Bank

Ale Level ($1,000)
Ken Pollock Auto Group

Lager Level ($750)
D & D Realty

Hops Level ($500)

Barley Level ($250)
Best Darn Movers
Christie Bonnice State Farm
Wyoming Valley Beverage, Inc.

Other Contributors
Pennsylvania American Water Company

Media Sponsors
The Citizen’s Voice
Jumpstart!
Rock 107
WNEP-TV

In Kind & Raffle Basket Donors
Art n’ Vino
DiscoverNEPA
Hilton Garden Inn
Mohegan Sun Pocono

Beverage Donors as of 7.8.19

2 Dogz and a Guy Brewing
Benny Brewing Company
Breaker Brewing Company
Lang Beverage Co.
Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co
Northeast Eagle Distributors
Nimble Hill Brewery
Susquehanna Brewing Company
Wallenpaupack Brewing Company

Thank you to all who came out to the Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre, PA’s All ‘Fore’ Books mini golf event benefiting Children’s Programs at the Osterhout Free Library. Golfers enjoyed 18 fun and very unique holes played within, through and around the library stacks.

Thank you for helping us raise $8,000 towards children’s programming at the library. There were a record 228 golfers who played the course. Check back here for more information for the 2020 Mini Golf Classic.

Sponsors as of 3.24.19

Hole in One Sponsor ($1,500)
Best Western Plus Genetti’s

Par Sponsor ($500)
Lawrence, Cable and Company, LLP
Panzitta Enterprises

Hole Sponsors ($250)
King’s College Rotaract Club
C. Allen Mullins Architect
Wendy’s
Atty. Lars Anderson-Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber
Fidelity Bank
PennEastern Engineers, LLC
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Westmoreland Club
Robert C. Williams Insurance Agency
Daniel J. Hughes Funeral Home
Chaucer Press
Cawley Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
Borland & Borland
Hoegen & Associates, P.C.

Supporter ($100)
Faye and Richard Bishop
Joe Brodhamer
Geoffrey Dent
InterMetro Industries Corporation
Peoples Security Bank and Trust
Dallas Woodruff

In-Kind Donors
All Raffle Basket donors
Friends of the Osterhout Library (books for everyone)
Rich Ceccoli of Victory Pig Pizza (putters & balls)
Dr. Brian Whitman, Professor, Wilkes University (supplies)
Zebra Communications of Wilkes University (promotion)

Media Partners
Magic 93 & Cumulus Media
Times Leader
WBRE-TV / WYOU-TV

Mini Golf Classic Courtesy of Zebra Communications

Mini Golf PSA Courtesy of WBRE