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, John Barancho, 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 August 15, 2019

2019 Santorini Soiree Sponsorship Packet

CRETE LEVEL ($10,000) – PRESENTING SPONSOR
Berkshire Asset Management

ITHACA LEVEL ($7,500)
Available

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

MYKONOS LEVEL – BAR SPONSOR ($5,000)
Selingo Guagliardo, LLC

ANDROS LEVEL – AUCTION SPONSOR ($3,500)
Geisinger

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

CHIOS LEVEL – HOSPITALITY SPONSOR ($3,500)
Bonner Chevrolet

PARROS LEVEL ($2,500)
Community Bank N.A.
Panzitta Enterprises

CORFU LEVEL ($1,500)
Maureen & CJ Bufalino
Dr. Thomas & Patricia Finan Castellano
Central Clay Products, Inc.
Erwine Home Health & Hospice, Inc.
Traci & Mark Cross
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Luzerne Bank
M & T Bank
Mohegan Sun Pocono
MotorWorld Toyota
Navient
Marisue Elias-Newman & Larry Newman
Marion F. Pollock
Pride Mobility Products Corp.
Lissa Bryan-Smith & Richard Smith

SAMOS LEVEL ($1,000)
Kohanski & Company, PC
Dr. Michel & Pamela Lacroix
McCarthy Tire Service Company
PA Power & Light Company
Tambur Family Foundation
Mark Warshal

THASSOS LEVEL ($500)
Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Companies
Davidowitz Foundation
Falzone’s Towing Service, Co.
Francis J. Collini, MD FACS & The Renaissance Center
First Keystone Community Bank
J.A. Foundation – Joe & Andrea Amato
Mary & David Kolessar
King’s College
Paula Chiaiken-Kraus & Joe Kraus
Medical Oncology Associates of Wyoming Valley, P.C.
Medico Industries, Inc.
Sheehans Pharmacy
Susan & Judd Shoval
Straub Metal International, Inc.

OTHER SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS
Baut Studios
Liz & Lawrence Brogna
Maureen & C.J. Bufalino
The Constellation Fund
Dr. & Mrs. John Gaudio
Philip Gelso, Esq.
Dr. & Mrs. Nicholas Giordano
Hunter Roofing Corp.
Tish & Michael Last
Pennsylvania American Water
Mary Rosto
Kathy & Jeff Roth
Wyoming Valley Alcohol & Drug Services

SILENT AUCTION & IN-KIND DONORS
Dr. Thomas & Vanessa Botzman
Button Oil Company
Sally & Chris Cavanaugh
Ruth & Bill Corcoran
Cawley PHysical Therapy & Rehab
Cork Bar & Restaurant
Cougar Prints at Misericordia University (Printing Sponsor)
Traci & Mark Cross
Design By Principle (Graphic Design Sponsor)
Dunay Jewelers
Dundee Gardens
F.M. Kirby Center
Robert Friedman
Genetti’s Best Western, Gus & Val Genetti
Glenmaura National Golf Club
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Hillard House Inn
Irem Country Club
Istanbul Grill
Tish & Mike Last
Molly & Frank Hoegen
Master Garment Cleaners
Mia Bella Candles
Magic 93 (Radio Media Partner)
Metz Associates, LLP
Donna Patton
Linda Rowe
Rustic Kitchen
Ruth’s Chris
Sakari Imaging (Event Photography Sponsor)
Shakti Salon Spa
Shooze
Simon & Co.
Lissa Bryan-Smith & Richard Smith
Stone Hedge Golf Club
Sugar Plum Chocolates
Sundance Vacations
Susquehanna Brewing Company
TGI Fridays
Times Leader (Print Media Partner)
Union & Main Hair Salon
Westmoreland Club
WNEP-TV (TV Media Partner)
Wyoming Valley Country Club

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.  

2019 Rooftop Party Sponsors as of 8.3.19

Sponsorship Packet

Presenting Sponsor ($1,500)
FNCB Bank
M&T Bank

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

Lager Level ($750)
D & D Realty

Hops Level ($500)
Hoegen & Associates
J.A. Foundation
Wilkes-Barre UNICO

Barley Level ($250)
Best Darn Movers
Christie Bonnice State Farm
CDE Exotics
Downtown Wilkes-Barre Residents Association
Hummingbird Property management and Leasing
Silverblatt & DeCosmo, LLP ($300)
Wyoming Valley Beverage, Inc.

Other Contributors
Jacobi Capital Management LLC
Pennsylvania American Water Company

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

In Kind & Raffle Basket Donors
Ann Marie Rodano
Art n’ Vino
Avon
Balance Yoga & Wellness
Best Western Plus Genetti’s
Brittany Boote Photography
DiscoverNEPA
Fire & Ice on Toby Creek
Forty Fort Lube & Service
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Hillside Farms
Hilton Garden Inn
Hollenback Golf Club
Hooligan’s
It Works
Jeff’s Tree Services
Knot Just Any Day Photography
King of Gyros
Kurlancheek Home Furnishings
Lucky Dog W-B Designs
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Movies 14
NEPA Bird Gang
R Bar
Rustique
Sam’s Club
Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Studio M
The Clothes Hanger
The Lands At Hillside Farms
Two Chic Salon
Valley Running Company
Wegman’s
Weis

Beverage Donors as of 8.3.19

Breaker Brewing Company
Lang Beverage Co.
Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co.
Northeast Eagle Distributors
Nimble Hill Brewery
Sabatini’s Bottle Shop
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 $8,200 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