Carmela Yanora to to chair spring gala
Last Modified: February 20. 2013 2:23AM
Mike Zimmerman, Chief Executive Officer, Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania (FSA) recently announced that Mrs. Carmela Yanora, Treasurer of the Family Service Association board of directors, will chair the 11th Annual Spring Gala and Silent Auction. Mrs. Yanora, also served as Co-Chair of the FSA 2012 National Family Week Conference. Yanora presently serves as a member of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Committee. Carmela resides in Pittston with her husband Ralph and daughter Christina.
Co-Chair for the 2013 Spring Gala and Silent Auction is Mrs. Pauline Carmody, of West Pittston, who has served as Chair of the Gala Marketing Committee for the past two years. Mrs. Carmody has been a volunteer for the past two years at Family Service Association and during that time she has also chaired the Marketing/Public Relations Committee for the Pauly Friedman 5 K Family Walk/Run. Pauline is a past board member of the West Pittston Library having served as its treasurer. Pauline resides in West Pittston with husband, James; and daughter, Colleen.
The theme for this yearâ??s Spring Gala and Silent Auction is â??Broadening Our Vision As Together We Reach and Grow Beyond the Valley.â? The theme reflects the expansion of Family Service Association service area from serving two counties to five counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Westmoreland Club, S. Franklin St., Wilkes Barre, PA. Festivities will begin at 6:00 PM with cocktails and hors dâ??oeuvres followed by a sit-down dinner. Music will be provided by Groove Train, a five piece orchestra. A silent auction will also be a part of the eveningâ??s activities.
For additional information, please contact Family Service Association at 570-823-5144 or email [email protected] . Pictured left to right: Ruth Kemmerer, Chief Advancement Officer, FSA, Carmela Yanora, 2013 Spring Gala Chair; Pauline Carmody, 2013 Spring Gala Co-Chair, and Michael Zimmerman, Chief Executive Officer, FSA.