2015 Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces Sponsors and Committee Members from left to right: Kevin Borove, of Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates, David Monte Verde of the Delaware -Lackawanna Railroad, Wayne Evans of Wayne Evans Realty, Mike of Rescigno Unico Scranton Chapter, Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Maureen MGuigan of the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department, Jack McGuigan, individual donor, Brian J. Drozdick of Citizens Savings Bank, Larry West of Senator John Blake’s Office, David R. Valvano of Representative Frank Farina’s Office, Tom Calpin of the Iron Workers Local 489, Jane Risse of The Greenhouse Project at Nay Aug, Owen Worozybt of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley, Nezka Pfeifer of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art, Thom Welby of Representative Martin Flynn’s Office.Sponsors not in photo: Marquis Art & Frame, People’s Security Bank, Entercom Communications, Banko North.
The 2014 Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces Committee Members and Sponsors hold objects that will be part of a special Vodou Display featuring a “Fetish Market” installation displaying sacred objects an d offerings. The Everhart Museum partnered with the Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces to correspond with their current exhibit Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags running through December.
From left to right: Owen Worozbyt-Director of Community Outreach Lackawanna Heritage Valley, Kevin McHugh-Business Manager the Ironworkers Union Local 489, Kevin Borove-Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates, Maureen McGuigan-Deputy Director Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department, Tom Calpin-Iron Workers Local 489, Jack McGuigan, Wayne Evans-Wayne Evans Realty, Mary Bowen- South Side Branch Manager Citizens Saving Bank, Lori Ransom-Superintendent Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad, Stefanie Colarusso-Director of Interpretative Programs Everhart Museum, and Nezka Pfeiffer-Curator Everhart Museum.
The Bonfire takes place Saturday, October 18 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Avenue, Scranton, PA 18505. For more information visit www.scrantonbonfire.com or call 570.963.4845. The Scranton Iron Furnaces are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates.
2013 Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces Sponsors and Committee Members
1. David Monte Verde-President, Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad
2. Maureen McGuigan- Bonfire Co-Chair
3. Owen Worozbyt- Bonfire Commitee
4. Natalie Gelb- Executive Director, Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority
5. Brian J. Drozdick- Assistant Branch Manager, Citizens Savings Bank
6. Alysia Scazafabo-Bonfire Co-chair and Penn Foster
7. Kevin Borove – Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates