The Holy Name Society of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston, announce the annual smoker will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the parish’s Mt. Carmel Center, William Street, Pittston. This event is for all men, young and old, from the parish and surrounding area. The annual affair includes a dinner and featured guest speaker. The guest speaker for this year’s event is the Rev. Joseph Elston, pastor of St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph Marello parishes in Pittston. Toastmaster will be Samuel A. Falcone Jr. Esq., a partner in the law firm of Saporito, Falcone and Watt. The annual smoker is always a well-attended affair. The smoker planning committee advise getting tickets early. Tickets can be obtained at the church rectory on William Street, from any of the committee members or by contacting ticket chairman Stan Rovinski at 570-905-8627. The St. Joseph Marello smoker committee members, first row, from left, are Charlie Valenti, Michael English, Joe McCulloch and Frank Sciabacucchi. Second row: Al Zangardi, Bernie Babonis and Paul Menichelli. Stan Rovinski and Charlie Sciandra also are members of the committee.