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Geisinger Northeast Auxiliary Gala

2012 geisinger galaThe Geisinger Northeast Auxiliary Gala is an annual black-tie event celebrating the contributions and support of the greater northeastern Pennsylvania community. Annually raising more than $100,000, Gala committee members devote many hours over the course of an entire year to produce this fun and rewarding evening.

Funds raised through this event are dedicated to the Geisinger Northeast Auxiliary’s $1 million commitment to aid the establishment and growth of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the first and only NICU in Luzerne County.

To reserve your seats at the 2012 Geisinger Northeast Auxiliary Gala or to make a donation, please contact Nikki Rump at 570-271-6257 or by e-mail at The 2012 Gala will be the region’s first auction event of its kind with the utilization of an electronic bidding system.

For more information about donating to Geisinger and the Women’s and Children’s expansion project at Geisinger Wyoming Valley medical center, please click here or call 570-271-6257.

2012 Geisinger Northeast Auxiliary Gala
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Westmoreland Club
59 South Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

  • 6 to 7:30 pm - Reception, open bar and silent auction begins
  • 7:30 to 9 pm - Dinner and cash bar
  • 9 pm to midnight - Live auction and dancing

Music provided by The Juliano Brothers.


First Course
Belgian Endive and Baby Spinach 
Golden Beet, Spiced Walnut, Goat Cheese Crostini, Thyme Infused Zinfandel Vinaigrette  
Second Course
Duet of Forest Mushroom Roasted Angus Beef Tenderloin with Cognac Demi Flaxen;
Rose Salt-Seared Hawaiian Kampachi with Sauvignon Blanc Lobster Sauce;
Soubise Potato Puree; Green Bean, Yellow Bean, Asparagus and Carrot Bundle. 
Assiette of Farmer's Cheesecake; Chocolate Caramel Brulee Tartlet; Pineapple Upside-down Cake.

2011 Gala Photos

dancing at the northeast gala 2009
Gala attendees mingle during the opening reception, review silent auction items and make their bids.

northeast gala 2009
Gala attendees enjoy the event

northeast gala 2009 committee
The Gala committee, comprised of more than 20 individuals, works year-round to plan the annual event.