SCRANTON: A St. Ann Novena Mass in Polish will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Friday at the Shrine of St. Ann.
Polish hymns will be sung before and during the Mass. Anyone interested in singing in the choir should report to the choir area before the Mass.
The Rev. Stephen A. Krawontha will be the celebrant and other Diocesan priests will con-celebrate.
All are invited.
TOBYHANNA: The Retiree Services Office is hosting its annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday at the depot’s Mack Fitness and Recreation Center. Guest speaker is retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Richard Zilmer, former commanding general of the Multi-National Forces West during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Retirees can attend seminars on opening and navigating a MyPay account, Space A travel, the Armed Forces Vacation Club and the Tobyhanna Army Depot Morale, Welfare and Recreation office. Vendors will be available for Post Exchange, legal, and information on mail order pharmacy, the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center and other military retiree-related information.
A luncheon will also be held. Cost is $6 and retirees can pay at the door. Be sure to ask about special dietetic needs.
Military retirees interested in attending may call the Retirement Services Office at 570-615-7834/9349 for more information. The office is open 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.