Special Events

Save the Date for the Under the Tuscan Sun Gala
Friday, September 8, 2017, 6 – 11pm.

Reservations are now available via this link: https://2017osterhoutgala.eventbrite.com
Please check back here for more details as we go through the summer!

Contact Chris Kelly, Director of Development at 570.823.0156 x 218 or ckelly@luzernelibraries.org to be added to the invitation list, ask about sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer.

Osterhout Gala Committee photo:
Front Row (L to R): Lindsay Bezick, Marisue Elias Newman, Kim Mericle, Gala Co-Chair, Molly Hoegen, Gala Co-Chair, Mary Kolessar, Lissa Bryan-Smith & Traci Cross
Second Row (L to R): Chris Kelly, Director of Development, Osterhout Library, William H. Conyngham, Maggie Sheehy Zembruski, Maureen Conyngham, Jillian Andes & Todd Serafin

Also on the planning committee are: Jane Alperin, Stacia Arnaud, Vanessa Botzman, Tony Brooks, Maureen Bufalino, Pat Finan Castellano, Liz Graham, Lisa Grossman, Melissa McLaughlin, Nancy Medico, Donna Patton, Corny Romanowski, Laurie Schwager & Eileen Song.

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

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 Tuscan Sun Gala Sponsor Packet

Under the Tuscan Sun Gala Sponsors as of August 16, 2017

Tuscan Sun Gala Presenting Sponsor ($15,000)

Colosseum Level ($10,000)

Leaning Tower of Pisa Level ($7,500)
Berkshire Asset Management

Christopher Columbus Level – Trip Raffle Sponsor ($7,000)
Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services

Michelangelo Level – Tent Sponsor ($6,000)
Kentrel Corporation

Florence Level – Cocktails Sponsor ($5,000)
Maureen & C.J. Bufalino

Leonardo da Vinci Level – Auction Sponsor ($3,500)
Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services

Pavarotti Level – Entertainment Sponsor ($3,500)
Molly & Frank Hoegen

Galileo Level ($2,500)
Dr. Ira & Debbie & Dr. Loren & Lisa Grossman
David & Mary Kolessar
Andrew J. Sordoni Foundation
Linda Casey & Richard Williams
McCarthy Tire Service Co.
Central Clay Products, Inc.
Jacobi Capital Management

Chianti Level ($1,500)
Dr. Thomas & Pat Finan Castellano
Community Bank NA & Community Bank Wealth Management
Luzerne Bank
Panzitta Enterprises, Inc.
Sordoni Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Sordoni
Clayton and Theresa Karambelas
Joe and Andrea Amato – Amato Properties, INC.
Kronick, Kalada Berdy and Company
O’Donnell Law Offices
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Nardone Consulting

Montepulciano Level ($1,000)
Francis J. Collini, MD, FACS & The Renaissance Center
Mark Warshal
Medical Oncology Associates of Wyoming Valley, P.C.
PA Power & Light Company
Valley Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Inc.
Mrs. Marion Pollock

Sangiovese Level ($500)
Anzalone Law Offices
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Benevento & Mayo Foundation
Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Companies
Colours Inc,.
Dr. Michael & Deborah Callahan
Eileen Song, Edward Jones
Leslie and David Harris
Michael Mootz Candies
Power Engineering Corporation
Pride Mobility Products Corporation
Procter & Gamble Paper Products Co.
Sheehans Pharmacy
Straub Metal International, Inc.
Lewith & Freeman Real Estate, Inc.

Other Contributors
Avenue Travel
Briechle & Gelso, LLC
Eugene and Connie Roth
Donna Patton
Dr. and Mrs. John Gaudio
Adele Dressler
Sandy Insalaco, Sr.
Hunter Roofing Corp.
Tambur Family Foundation
Tucker’s Travel Shoppe
Wyoming Valley Alcohol and Drug Services
Susan Yelen at Morgan Stanley
Donald Kronick
Marquis Art & Frame

Silent Auction & In-Kind Donors
Cougar Prints at Misericordia University
Dundee Gardens
Floral Designs
F.M. Kirby Center
Genetti’s Best Western Hotel
Molly & Frank Hoegen
Jane Leslie & Company
Magic 93, Frankie Warren
Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services
Metz Associates, LLP
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Mogegan Sun Arena
Mark McGloin, Philadelphia Eagles QB
Palazzo 53 restaurant
Sakari Imaging
Lissa Bryan-Smith and Richard Smith
Isabelle Restaurant and Bar
Alta Pizzeria
Susquehanna Brewing Company, Mallory Nobile
Times Leader
Valentine’s Jewelry
Westmoreland Club
YMCA of Wilkes-Barre

Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services is once again sponsoring a Tuscany Getaway Raffle in conjunction with the Under the Tuscan Sun Gala ($5,000 value). The trip is for two to Tuscany that includes roundtrip airfare for two persons, five nights’ accommodations and tour details which will be arranged at the time of booking.

Raffle tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100 and will be available at the Osterhout Main Library at 71 S. Franklin St or any of its three branches around the city. The winner need not be present at the Gala but must be 21 years old.

For additional information on the Tuscany Trip Raffle or the Gala, contact Chris Kelly at 570.823.0156 x 218 or ckelly@luzernelibraries.org.

Robert Mericle, President and CEO of Mericle Commerical Real Estate Services, Inc and his wife Kim Mericle, Gala Co-Chair, Molly Hoegen, Gala Co-Chair, and Chris Kelly, Director of Development & Community Relations, Osterhout Free library.

Save the date for the 10th Annual Brewsterhout Rooftop Party:

Friday, August 3, 2018 from 5 – 8 PM

2017 In-Kind & Raffle Basket Donors

Thank You to the In-Kind & Raffle Basket Donors
The Citizens’ Voice
DJ Josh Beatz
Electric City
Knot Just Any Day Photography
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Osterhout Free Library Board of Directors
Rock 107
Cheesesteak Factory
Cherby’s Landscaping
Electric City Tattoo
Harvest Buffet
Jersey Mike’s Subs
King of Gyros
Longhorn Steakhouse
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Movies 14
Norm’s Pizza
Outback Steakhouse
Thai Thai
The Clothes Hanger
Runs With Scissors
Riverside Rehab

2017 Osterhout Rooftop Party PSA from WNEP-TV

Here’s the link to this year’s PSA for the Brewsterhout Rooftop Party. Thank you WNEP for being our television partner.