Danville – To thank local military veterans for their service to our country, Geisinger will be hosting Drive-Through Veterans Appreciation Dinners at nine locations in the health system service area on Wednesday, November 10.
Dinners for U.S. Army Veterans and their guests are provided free of charge to attendees. Anyone interested must book before Friday, November 5th.
“It is important that we honor and recognize all of our military veterans for what they have done to protect our country and our freedoms,” said J. Edward Hartle, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Geisinger, as well than a member of the US Air Force. veteran. “Many of our patients, health plan members, staff and community members have served in the military, and this event gives us the opportunity to thank them for their service.”
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Geisinger will once again serve this dinner as a drive-thru event for the safety of the community and staff. Last year’s event, which was the first year the event has expanded to eight locations, served over 1,500 meals to veterans and their guests. This year, the event will expand to nine locations to better serve the local veterans community.
“Geisinger is committed to military veterans by providing them with care options and career opportunities in their local communities,” said U.S. Army veteran Chris Grill, program manager for military and veterans affairs at Geisinger. “This dinner is another way for us to thank our veterans for their service. “
Veterans can contact their preferred location to register themselves and a guest for the meal. Portions are limited and those interested are encouraged to register now.
Locally, Geisinger is hosting dinner drive-throughs for veterans at the following locations on November 10:
Jersey Shore (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital, 1020 Thompson Street, Jersey Shore
To make a reservation for this location, call (570) 398-3182 or email [email protected]
Danville (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Geisinger Justin Drive Office Building, 35 Justin Drive, Building 2, Danville
To make a reservation for this location, call (866) 578-3427 or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GMC
Bloomsburg (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, 549 Fair St., Bloomsburg
To make a reservation for this location, call (866) 462-5127 or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GBH
Shamokin (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital, 4200 Hospital Road, Coal Township
To make a reservation for this location, call (866) 278-9806 or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GSACH
State College (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Geisinger Healthplex State College, 132 Abigail Lane, Port Matilda
To make a reservation for this location, call (814) 272-5032
Lewistown (3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, 400 Highland Ave., Lewistown
To make a reservation for this location, call (717) 242-7102
Scranton (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Parc Nay Aug, 500 Arthur Avenue, Scranton
To make a reservation for this location, call (570) 703-8240 or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GCMC
Wilkes Barre (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
1175, boul. East Mountain, Wilkes-Barre
To make a reservation for this location, call (570) 808-5380 or (570) 808-7893, or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GWV
50 Roosevelt Terrace, Wilkes Barre
To make a reservation for this location, call (570) 808-3651 or visit Go.Geisinger.org/VetsDinner/GSWB