LCCC’s BASIC Club donates to veterans


The Luzerne County Community College Brothers and Sisters in Christ (BASIC) Club decorated a heroes Christmas tree for 30 homeless veterans who live at St. Francis Assisi Veterans home in Scranton. The History Club advisor, LCCC Berwick Center, staff, faculty and students purchased gifts and the Rose Tucker Sr. Center in Nanticoke donated homemade lap afghans. A Christmas party was held and the gifts and items were delivered to the veterans. Participants, from left, first row, are: Linda Kotch, Nanticoke, LCCC; Bethany Taylor, Sweet Valley, secretary, BASIC; Rebecca Wolfe, Nanticoke, treasurer, BASIC; Alyssa Gayewski, Ashley, LCCC; Machelle Smith, Ashley, advisor, BASIC, LCCC; and Lila Szabo, Hunlock Creek. Second row: Glenda Race, Wilkes-Barre, advisor, BASIC, LCCC; Cora Harmon; Hunlock Creek; Gayle Szabo, Hunlock Creek; Jeff Schultz, Wilkes-Barre, advisor, History Club, LCCC; Jerry Modesta, Luzerne, president, Circle K; James Marsicano, Plymouth, LCCC; and Miranda Costa, Drums, LCCC.