Kicks for Kids committee plans fundraiser

May 22, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) will host the First Annual Kicks for Kids kickball tournament fundraiser on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Scranton High School’s Memorial Stadium. All proceeds will benefit UNC’s summer camp, Project Hope. The fundraiser is an all-ages event and teams can register for $200 each (minimum of nine players needed per... READ MORE


Local students join UNC’s Youth Advisory Board

May 20, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently formed a community Youth Advisory Board to oversee the brand new Oppenheim Center of the Arts, help in evaluation of existing programs and activities, make suggestions on new programs, and develop and promote special events targeted towards teens in Lackawanna County. Pictured (from l-r) are STANDING: Rowena Teixeira and Karim Greene; SITTING:... READ MORE


UNC celebrates new U.S. citizens

May 8, 2015

UNC recently celebrated new American citizens at its annual International Dinner. Each year, UNC holds the International Dinner to celebrate its English as a Second Language students who have become U.S. citizens. The new citizens were presented with a certificate of accomplishment from Congressman Matt Cartwright. Pictured (from l-r) are Michael Hanley, Chief Executive Officer; Graciela Moreno, Colombia; Joao Feitosa, Brazil;... READ MORE