Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club presents new officers

The Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club presented their new officers for 2014-15 at the annual WAWDC holiday dinner on Dec. 11 at Cloud 9 Airport Restaurant, Montoursville.

Formally installed were President Verna Caruso, of Williamsport; Vice President Luana Cleveland, of Williamsport; Secretary Ardythe Cross, of Williamsport; and Treasurer Alison Rupert, of Hughesville.

Also announced was PAC Treasurer Lori Wingrove, of Williamsport.

“Toys for Tots” was the club’s December community service project. At the holiday dinner, a large Toys for Tots collection box was filled, and cash donations were accepted.

Attending were club members, guests and dignitaries, including State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Williamsport, and John Mussare, chair of the Lycoming County Democratic Committee.

Representative Mirabito addressed the group with an update and his insights on current legislation in Harrisburg, and then took questions from guests.

The Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club is open to all Lycoming County Democratic women (and men as associate members).

The club works to promote the appointment and election of Democratic women to responsible positions within all branches of the government, to encourage the advancement of women in both the public and private sectors, and to advocate the principles of the Democratic Party.