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Roll Call Small Business Spotlight

Roll Call, a Scranton-based tactical equipment, firearms, sportsmen and apparel operation, was the small business spotlighted at the September 20 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. This company was established in 2007 by the Harris family. The business offers classes in gun proficiency and home defense, an indoor shooting range, a training room, and a 2,000 sq. ft. training house available to law enforcement and the community. Roll Call also buys collector firearm pieces and estate items.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Tom, Sr. and Joe Harris, owners; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

Commissioners Designate September As Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

Annually in September, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation initiates a worldwide campaign to create an awareness of this progressive disease, which causes scarring in a person’s lungs. Pulmonary Fibrosis effects over 5 million people worldwide, with over 500,000 cases in the United States. There is no FDA cure or prevention therapy available at the present time. To aid in spreading the Foundation’s message about the disease, the Commissioners proclaimed September “Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month” in Lackawanna County.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, James Masters, advocate; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.

Veterans Promise Thanks Lackawanna County

David Ragan, center, President of Veterans Promise, presents a certificate of appreciation to the Lackawanna County Commissioners for their support of the organization’s recent fund raiser. The County provided a gift for a drawing with the proceeds used to help the group carry-out its mission of caring for the needs of area veterans.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Mr. Ragan and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.