Knights of Lithuania Council 143 holds traditional Kucios Celebration

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The Knights of Lithuania Council 143 traditional Kucios Celebration was held recently at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall in Pittston. Kucios is the traditional dinner served on Christmas Eve in Lithuania and all over the world by people of Lithuanian ancestry. Installation of the new officers and committee chairpersons for 2018 followed the dinner. Shown here are 2018 officers and committee chairs of the Knights of Lithuania Council 143. From left, Ron Voveris, Lithuanian Culture and trustee; Mary Claire Voveris, recording secretary and trustee; Cathy Shulna, historian; Eileen Kelly, vice president; Reverend Dan Yenkevich, spiritual advisor; Dennis Palladino, president; Janet Palladino, treasurer; Don Waxmonsky, sergeant at arms; Peggy Yanklunas, Vytis correspondent; Marilyn Fitzgerald, Lithuanian affairs; Jean Mihalick, past president and installing officer. photo