Back Mountain Chamber donates to 1st Lt. Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund


The Back Mountain Chamber’s Cultural Event Committee recently held its 4th annual cultural event on Sept. 9 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion in Dallas. This year, the committee chose to donate the proceeds from its basket raffle to the 1st LT Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund. The Dallas native and First Lieutenant was killed in Iraq on 12/20/05 while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. This worthy fund honors the memory of and advances causes in the community that Michael believed in and supported. Baskets were donated by Senator Lisa Baker, Barber Ford, Eye Care Specialists, Hilton Garden Inn, Mountain Beverage, P&G, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Qik Joe Ice Melt/Milazzo Industries, Attorney Tom Mosca, Bill & Sandy Race, UGI, and Wild Birds Unlimited. Pictured, from left: Sandy Race, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Cindy Post Mitchell, RichSoil Alliance; Jack Cleary, father of Michael Cleary; Bill Leandri, BMC executive director; Jim Reino, BMC president.


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The Back Mountain Chamber’s Cultural Event Committee recently held its fourth annual cultural event Sept. 9 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion in Dallas Township. This year, the committee chose to donate the proceeds from its basket raffle to the 1st Lt. Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund. The Dallas native was killed in Iraq on Dec. 20, 2005, while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. This fund honors the memory of and advances causes in the community that Cleary believed in and supported. Baskets were donated by state Sen. Lisa Baker, Barber Ford, Eye Care Specialists, Hilton Garden Inn, Mountain Beverage, P&G, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Qik Joe Ice Melt/Milazzo Industries, Attorney Tom Mosca, Bill and Sandy Race, UGI, and Wild Birds Unlimited. Pictured, from left, are Sandy Race, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Cindy Post Mitchell, RichSoil Alliance; Jack Cleary, father of Michael Cleary; Bill Leandri, BMC executive director; Jim Reino, BMC president.

The Back Mountain Chamber’s Cultural Event Committee recently held its 4th annual cultural event on Sept. 9 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion in Dallas. This year, the committee chose to donate the proceeds from its basket raffle to the 1st LT Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund. The Dallas native and First Lieutenant was killed in Iraq on 12/20/05 while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. This worthy fund honors the memory of and advances causes in the community that Michael believed in and supported. Baskets were donated by Senator Lisa Baker, Barber Ford, Eye Care Specialists, Hilton Garden Inn, Mountain Beverage, P&G, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Qik Joe Ice Melt/Milazzo Industries, Attorney Tom Mosca, Bill & Sandy Race, UGI, and Wild Birds Unlimited. Pictured, from left: Sandy Race, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Cindy Post Mitchell, RichSoil Alliance; Jack Cleary, father of Michael Cleary; Bill Leandri, BMC executive director; Jim Reino, BMC president.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Check.jpgThe Back Mountain Chamber’s Cultural Event Committee recently held its 4th annual cultural event on Sept. 9 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion in Dallas. This year, the committee chose to donate the proceeds from its basket raffle to the 1st LT Michael J. Cleary Memorial Fund. The Dallas native and First Lieutenant was killed in Iraq on 12/20/05 while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. This worthy fund honors the memory of and advances causes in the community that Michael believed in and supported. Baskets were donated by Senator Lisa Baker, Barber Ford, Eye Care Specialists, Hilton Garden Inn, Mountain Beverage, P&G, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Qik Joe Ice Melt/Milazzo Industries, Attorney Tom Mosca, Bill & Sandy Race, UGI, and Wild Birds Unlimited. Pictured, from left: Sandy Race, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Cindy Post Mitchell, RichSoil Alliance; Jack Cleary, father of Michael Cleary; Bill Leandri, BMC executive director; Jim Reino, BMC president. Submitted photo
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