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Kicks for Kids tournament winners announced

June 30, 2015

UNC hosted the First Annual Kicks for Kids kickball tournament fundraiser on June 13 at Scranton High School’s Memorial Stadium. All proceeds, totaling over $9,000, will benefit UNC’s summer camp Project Hope. The event featured fourteen teams competing against each other in a kickball tournament and was sponsored by The Scranton Times and the Scranton School District. The winning team was... READ MORE

Oppenheim Center for the Arts hold grand opening

June 24, 2015

United Neighborhood Centers hosted the official grand opening of the Oppenheim Center for the Arts, 1004 Jackson St. in Scranton, in the Burns Auditorium on June 12. Over 100 people attended the ceremony including the older adults of West Side, staff, donors, politicians, and more. Senator John Blake, Commissioner Pat O’Malley, and Mayor Bill Courtright spoke at the event, as... READ MORE

Seniors Got Talent raises over $7,000 for local older adult programs

June 16, 2015

UNC recently hosted over 450 attendees at the third annual “Seniors Got Talent” at Lackawanna College in Scranton where amateur older adult acts- ranging from musicians, singers, dancers, comedians and more- competed against each other. John Cosgrove emceed the event. Four guest judges included Deb Dunleavy Dunn, Representative Sid Michaels Kavulick, WBRE-TV’s Eric Deabill and Senator John Blake. The winners were:... READ MORE