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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

Event celebrates 20th anniversary, expands to 11 locations

DANVILLE, Pa. – To thank local military veterans for their service, Geisinger will host drive-through Veterans Appreciation dinners at 11 locations across the health system’s service area from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10. Geisinger Healthplex State College will serve meals from 4 to 5:30 p.m. 

The dinners for U.S. military veterans and a guest are being provided at no cost to participants. Anyone interested should make a reservation by Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Geisinger will again serve this dinner as a drive-through event for the safety of the community, staff and volunteers. Last year’s event served more than 2,300 meals. 

This year marks the 20th anniversary for the event at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, where it originated before expanding to other Geisinger facilities. This year’s event will grow from nine locations to 11.

Veterans may contact their preferred location to register themselves and one guest for the meal. Servings are limited, and those interested are encouraged to sign up now.

Locations are:

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, 549 Fair St. (main entrance)
To make a reservation, visit or call 570-387-2145. 

Geisinger Justin Drive Office Building, 35 Justin Drive, Building 2
To make a reservation, visit or call 866-578-3427.

Jersey Shore
Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital, 1020 Thompson St. 
To make a reservation, visit or call 570-398-3101. 

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, 400 Highland Ave. (third-floor entrance) 
To make a reservation, visit, or call 717-242-7102.

Geisinger Family Health Associates Mifflintown, 27 Cjems Lane
To make a reservation, visit or call 717-242-4219.

Geisinger Medical Center Muncy, 255 Route 220 
To make a reservation, visit or call 570-308-2475. 

Geisinger Healthplex CenterPoint, 1201 Oak St. 
To make a reservation, visit or call 570-808-5380.

Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave. 
To make a reservation, visit or call 570-703-6322. 

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital, 4200 Hospital Road, Coal Township 
To make a reservation, visit or call 866-278-9806. 

State College
Geisinger Healthplex State College, 132 Abigail Lane, Port Matilda
To make a reservation, visit or call 814-272-5032. 
Meals will be served at this location from 4 to 5:30 p.m. 

This location has reached its reservation capacity and is no longer accepting reservations for meals. Instead, consider making a reservation at our Bloomsburg, Scranton or Pittston locations.


About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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