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Ava Fellerman Memorial Fund

Ava Fellerman of Wilkes-Barre was a loving person with a quick smile who had so much to give. Her life was tragically cut short in an automobile accident on December 11, 2022. This Memorial Fund, established by the Fellerman family, will keep her legacy alive by supporting causes that were important to her such as animal rescue, education and helping children in need.

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JCA of Northeastern Pennsylvania

The JCA of NEPA has so many amenities to offer the entire community regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, or special need. Take a class in their 9,000-square feet gym to exercise your mind or body. Enjoy a cultural event or a holistic health program on the 13.4-acre Weinberg Campus. Consider volunteering with their food pantry that serves close to 100 families per week! Whatever your interests are, they have you covered.

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Our #communitychampion this week is the Joseph A. Moran Scholarship Fund! This fund was created with The Luzerne Foundation in 2006 by Coach Joe Moran, a lifelong resident of Wilkes-Barre. Joe has held many positions in the community including principal, assistant football coach at Wilkes University, President of the Wilkes-Barre Area Board of Education, and the Technical School Board of Education. The Fund continues Joe's passion for helping students in achieving their goals after high school, whether attending college, pursuing college athletic scholarships, joining the military, or pursuing careers in various occupations.Coach Moran’s 90th Birthday Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2023, beginning at 5 PM at the Amber Palace at 228 George Avenue in the Parsons Section of Wilkes-Barre. Proceeds from this event will support the Joseph A. Moran Scholarship Fund. Visit the Times Leader article for more information www.timesleader.com/features/1598803/luzerne-foundation-community-champions-series-the-joseph-a-m... ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us in congratulating this year's Door Opener recipient, Lee S. Piatt!🏆Lee has more than 40 years of experience helping businesses and business owners meet their goals. He has been instrumental in the collaboration between The Luzerne Foundation and the Pasco L. Schiavo Memorial Fund. Over half a million dollars has been awarded through this fund to education, youth recreational experiences, and social services. Congratulations, Lee!We will be honoring Lee and many others who have supported the Foundation at our annual Rusty Flack Society event tomorrow evening. ... See MoreSee Less
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You may know this week's #communitychampion since they have been around for 160 years, but let us reintroduce you to the Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCA! The YMCA of Wilkes-Barre has expanded many of its services to address our area's biggest challenges. The GWVA proudly serves residents and families at five different branches, offers financial aid scholarship opportunities, and provides a variety of programming. The Luzerne Foundation has come alongside the GWVA YMCA, working together to support multiple scholarship funds to provide financial aid for families in need of services. We are proud to work together on initiatives like these that help strengthen the community in Northeastern Pennsylvania.The GWVA holds its annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser and this year’s Kentucky Derby event is on Friday, May 5th, 2023 at the Westmoreland Club.Visit this week's Times Leader article to learn more about the GWVA YMCA www.timesleader.com/features/1598104/luzerne-foundation-community-champions-series-greater-wyomin... ... See MoreSee Less
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