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Steamtown Marathon Recognizes Lackawanna County Work Release Program

William King, center in back row, Director of the Steamtown Marathon, presented the Lackawanna Prison Board and Work Release Program with a plaque for their ongoing support of the race. Prisoners in work release provide assistance with setting-up and dismantling the finish line equipment and doing general clean-up activities. Lackawanna County has also played a major part in the marathon by offering a variety of maintenance and general services.

Seated, l-r, Judge Vito Geroulo, Gary DiBileo, County Controller; and Sheriff John Szymanski, all Prison Board Members. Back row, l-r, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, Mr. King, Brian Jeffers, the County’s Director of Community Corrections; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

 

Women’s Resource Center’s “Good Works”

The Women’s Resource Center has long been a vital community advocate for providing crisis assistance, transitional housing, economic help, and teen services for females and their families in Lackawanna County. For its commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence, the Lackawanna County Commissioners presented agency representatives with a “Good Works” certificate. The WRC’s major fund raiser, “Great Chef’s Chopped Challenge,” is set for Wednesday, May 1, at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel.

l-r, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, Peg Ruddy, WRC Executive Director; Karen Connors, WRC Fiscal Director; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.