Lackawanna Blind Association

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...Serving the Blind and Visually Impaired

in Lackawanna County

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Lackawanna Blind Association
228 Adams Avenue, 
Scranton, Pennsylvania  18503 
Phone: 570-342-7613;  Fax: 570-348-1813

 Executive Director:  Mary Lou Wascavich 



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Upcoming Events... Save the Date



Thank you!

To all who participated in the
"Swing for Sight" Tournament!

The 28th annual William J. Jordan, M.D. Memorial "Swing for Sight" Golf Tournament 
was held on June 16th, 2014, at the Glen Oak Country Club in Clarks Summit, PA, 
with cocktails and dinner following the tournament. 

Thank you to all who generously sponsored, played, donated prizes, who volunteered, 
and to those who participated in any way.  

Your generosity is greatly appreciated! 


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Thank You To All Who Supported The Kildare's "Happy Hour Benefit"

Thank you to all who supported the Lackawanna Blind Association
"Happy Hour Benefit" at
Kildare's Irish Pub
on April 25, 2014.

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Helen Keller Day 2014 ...Thanks You for Your Support! 

The 85th Helen Keller Day was held on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at St. Mary's Center in Scranton, PA.


The Lackawanna Blind Association thanks the following:

-WNEP -TV'S Noreen and Tom Clark, who were the commentators for the event. 

-all the fashion show participants, 

-and all of our volunteers and sponsors 
for their continuing support in making this a successful event.

-Special thanks to this year’s Helen Keller Day Chairwoman, Judy Galenas Pronko.
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This years fashion show featured Christopher & Banks, Joseph A. Bank, Old Navy, Small Frye’s and Tunis Bridal Shoppe. 

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Helen Keller Day is a day to reflect on the importance of what one individual can achieve. Helen Keller devoted much of her life to fundraising for the blind and visually impaired. She was an activist, author, and lecturer, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Sharing our Vision for over 100 years  (since 1912)


For more information on the following items, just click on the subject:

>>>>   Current Newsletter  <<<<

>>>>  Our Brochure   <<<<

>>>>   Our Power Point Presentation   <<<<

>>>>   Friends of the Blind   <<<<

>>>>   Become a Volunteer with the Friends of the Blind   <<<<

>>>>   Swing for Sight Annual Golf Tournament  <<<<

>>>>  Planned Giving - "Light the Way Legacy Society  <<<<

Helen Keller


 Making  a  Visible  Difference  in  Our  Community  Since  1912


Through the many services and programs offered by the
Lackawanna Blind Association,
hundreds of individuals and families are helped 
every year.




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Description of Pages

Learn about the services we provide: Prevention of Blindness, Case Management, 
Pell Radio Reading Service, Social Activity Programs, Life Skills Education, Client Support Services, Eye Care and Visual Support Program.
Friends of the Blind/Helen Keller Day
Learn how our network of friends and associates assists the agency with services and raising monies to aid those who are blind or visually impaired. 
Learn how you can become a "Friend of the Blind" too.

Support Us
See who supports us.  See how you can support us.


  !!  Donate now with PayPal or Credit Card  !!


Lackawanna Blind Association does not share donor information with anyone, 
other than publishing a list thanking donors by name only. 
Donors may also request that their gift remain entirely anonymous.



 Catch Sight of Our Cause

     The Blind Association provides in-home visits by agency social service staff members to ensure that blind and visually impaired clients are capable of maintaining their independence  and enjoying life to its fullest.  The agency provides many instructional, social and rehabilitative classes and programs for clients at the association building in downtown Scranton.  Transportation is provided to client focused events in the agency's own van. 

     The Blind Association sponsors various social events for clients.  Bingo nights, holiday parties, and a summer picnic are gatherings that blind and visually impaired clients eagerly anticipate.  In addition, the agency regularly schedules day trips throughout northeastern Pennsylvania to enable clients to experience many of the interesting and educational  destinations our area offers.  

     The Blind Association is the support, educational, recreational, and social provider to its many clients and their families in Lackawanna County. 




This page was last updated on:  07/27/2014

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Contact Us:  Lackawanna Blind Association
228 Adams Avenue,
Scranton, Pennsylvania  18503 
Phone: 570-342-7613; 
Fax: 570-348-1813


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