The Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera, bishop of Scranton, recently met with William P. Conaboy, president and chief executive officer of Allied Services Integrated Health System, and Joseph Coviello, president of the Northeast Pennsylvania Parkinson’s Foundation, to dedicate this year’s reception to Pope John Paul II in memory of his long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The third annual Pledge for Parkinson’s reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. on April 16 in the Graf Community Room of Allied’s Scranton campus. For tickets or information, call 570-348-1407. From left, are Conaboy, Bambera and Coviello.