The Wilkes-Barre Verizon Telecom Pioneers recently sponsored the annual picnic for the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind. The volunteers served food and helped with the bingo games. The Pioneers is a a non-profit organization of retired and active members of Verizon Communications. At the event, from left, first row, are Sue Hiedenreich. Second row: Judy Betti, community service chair, Pioneers; Becky Adams; Nancy Karpovich, president, Wilkes-Barre Pioneers; Eileen Pasonick; Rose Lee; Lil Royal; Jean Mikush; and Bernie Betnar.