USS Scranton Commanding Officer and Crew to Visit the City of Scranton

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In conjunction with the USS Scranton Commanders’ Commemoration Committee, the City of Scranton will be welcoming Commanding Officer Jeffrey Ransom and five of his officers to the City. The crew will tour City Hall, the Gino J. Merli Veterans’ Center, local universities, and other attractions.

The Committee has planned a Public Gathering for the public and community stakeholders to participate in honoring the crew’s visit.


Welcome Reception in Honor of the Commander of the USS Scranton

Wednesday, October 11

6:00 PM: Reception and Light Refreshments

7:00 PM: Presentation of Colors and Speakers

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509

Speakers will include Congressman Matt Cartwright, Mayor Paige Cognetti, C.O. Ransom, President of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Bob Durkin, USS Scranton Committee Chairman Matthew A. Berger, Dean of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Julie Byerley, and Veteran’s Promise representative Patrick Heart.

Members of the public wishing to attend should RSVP to Committee member Liz Dengler at 570-575-3826.

For media inquiries, contact Kaitlin Scott, Executive Assistant to Mayor Cognetti, at 570-780-1207.