Coach James Franklin guest speaker at Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter dinner

Nittany Lions Head Football Coach James Franklin will be the guest speaker at the Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter's 36th annual dinner on May 14. Coach Franklin and other PSU coaches will be attending the dinner as part of this year's Coaches Caravan.

Franklin will meet with alumni and fans and talk about his core values for the program, vision for Penn State football and preparations for the 2014 season, as well as how all Penn State alumni and fans can help build on Penn State football's tradition of excellence.

He will be joined by head coaches who have helped champion Penn State's "One Team" philosophy, with the 31 varsity teams, athletics, 24 campuses, communities and constituencies all playing a role in the Nittany Lions' academic and athletic success.

This year's dinner will be at Fiorelli's, Peckville. Cost is $50. Cash bar at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Contact: [email protected] or 570-342-7022 or go to to RSVP and pay online.