PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will honor Past President Lee Monteforte at the Annual Past Presidents Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Knights of Columbus in Pittston.
The night will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktail hour and feature a buffet dinner along with refreshments and live music. Award-winning local chef Gene Philbin, of Food Network fame and owner/operator of Peculiar Culinary Co., will cater the event.
Make reservations by stopping by the Knights of Columbus between 7 and 9 p.m. any Wednesday or by contacting Past Presidents Dinner Chairman Ed Hart or any other active member of the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Cost is $15.
Monteforte’s tenure includes the awarding of scholarships to deserving students from the Greater Pittston area, a halfway to St. Patrick’s Day party at the Red Mill, another successful year of the Black Shamrock Open, a fun-filled Christmas gathering, and the culminating event of his presidency, the 101st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Banquet with IEBW Union Leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty as principal speaker.
Hart invites all the past presidents and members of the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick to participate in this night as Monteforte is honored for his service to the organization.
Banquet information announced
Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick President Paul Leonard has organized all committees and active members as the full scale planning of the 2016 banquet has begun.
The banquet will be held at The Woodlands Inn and Resort in Plains Township.
Tickets cost $75 for adults and $50 for guests under 21 years of age. Tickets can be purchased from any active member of the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick or by stopping in the Knights of Columbus in Pittston between the hours of 7 to 9 p.m. any Wednesday.
Membership drive underway
Greater Pittston Friendly Sons President Paul Leonard reminds members to mail in or drop off membership dues as soon as possible to ensure inclusion in the membership roster that is published each year in the banquet program.
Dues remain the same at $5 per member. Members are asked to provide their names as they would like them to appear in the program booklet.