Osterhout Free Library announces Annual Campaign Chairs

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Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Osterhout Free Library is proud to announce that Maureen and C.J. Bufalino are the 2017 Annual Campaign Chairs. The Bufalino’s accepted the position from the 2016 Chairs, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Lynett.

Maureen Moran Bufalino is the former President and CEO of Guaranty Bank, Wilkes-Barre and a former Regional President of Omega Bank, State College. Mrs. Bufalino served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Osterhout Library for two terms as well as two terms as Chairman of the Board of the Catholic Youth Center.

She was recognized by the Northeast Business Journal as a Top 20 Under 40, was named a Penns Woods Girls Scout Woman of Distinction, and also an Athena Award recipient. She has served on numerous boards in the Wyoming Valley and presently sits on the Regional Advisory Board of M & T Bank. Mrs. Bufalino is active at her family’s golf course, Mountain Laurel Golf Club in White Haven.

C.J. Bufalino, Esq. is a graduate of Villanova University and the Dickinson School of Law.  He is in private practice in Shavertown specializing in Family and Business Law and serves as a Trustee on the Board of Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School. The Bufalinos are the parents of three children: Arianna, 17, Nicolas, 16 and Ava, 14.  They reside in Kingston Township.

The Bufalinos cordially invite community members to join them at the Under the Tuscan Sun Gala, the Osterhout Library’s largest fundraiser, on Friday, September 8th from 6-11pm at the Westmoreland Club. Please call Chris Kelly at 570.823.0156 x 218 to discuss sponsorship opportunities or to make a gala reservation.

William H. Conyngham is the Guest of Honor for this year’s gala. He is being recognized for 35+ years of service on the Board of Directors of the Osterhout Library.

The Osterhout Free Library’s Annual Campaign Goal for 2017 is $250,000. Special events like the Annual Gala are part of this goal. All funds raised via the Annual Campaign go to support the Osterhout Free Library and its mission to provide free books, DVDs, Blu-rays, CD’s and educational programs to the residents of Wilkes-Barre and surrounding communities.

Visit www.osterhout.info to learn more about what the Osterhout Free Library offers the community, or find us on Facebook.

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Kim Mericle, Osterhout Library Gala Co-Chair, Molly Hoegen, Osterhout Library Gala Co-Chair, C.J. and Maureen Bufalino, 2017 Annual Campaign Chairs, and the Gala Guest of Honor, William H. Conyngham.

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