The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to report that for the first time since the inception of the Wreaths Across America program, on December 16, 2017, a Holiday Wreath was placed on every gravesite at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. The Patriot Guard Riders, along with several thousand community volunteers respectfully placed those wreaths, but much more importantly, took the time to honor and remember over 11,000 of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen resting in that place of honor.

We wish to sincerely thank everyone who made that goal a reality, particularly those who contributed via the PGRNY “Three For Two” program. Through that program, fully 100% of your contribution went toward the sponsorship of wreaths, with a total of almost 3,800 wreaths (over 1/3 of the total) provided….a truly outstanding effort.

Now that the bar has been set, we look forward to achieving that goal each and every year going forward, and we are confident that with your generous help and support, we can do just that. Once again, our heartfelt thanks for honoring and remembering our fallen heroes.

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Honor Mission

Vincent P. Campbell Jr., Veteran

USA

Albany, New York - 06 Feb 2017

 



ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Mr. Vincent P. Campbell Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider presence at his funeral and interment services.

Narrative:
Vince attended Christian Brothers Academy and graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa. He served the United States Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He attained the rank of SPC5 (E-5) and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.

Upon his return to the States, Vince embarked on a career in business, working for Heinz and B.F. Goodrich before starting his own business, C&S Tire, on North Allen Street in Albany. Vince went on to work as the science labs coordinator for the Albany City School District before his retirement.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to be asked to stand for the life and service of Vincent P. Campbell Jr., United States Army Veteran.

Ray Sestak
Assistant State Captain
Eastern Region, PGRNY
rayspgrny@gmail.com
(518)669-3358


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06 Feb 2017

Primary Staging Time: 08:00 A.M.
McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, New York -
Ride Captain:
Bill Ryan
bryan83332@hotmail.com
Special Instructions:
Stage in the funeral home parking lot.

 



STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06 Feb, 2017

Staging #2 Time: 08:45 A.M.
Blessed Sacrament Church
607 Central Ave.
Albany, New York -
Ride Captain:
Bill Ryan
bryan83332@hotmail.com


STAGING #3 DETAILS: 06 Feb, 2017

Staging #3 Time: 10:15 A.M.
St. Agnes Cemetery
48 Cemetery Ave.
Albany, New York -
Ride Captain:
Bill Ryan
bryan83332@hotmail.com

 

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
March 10
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.

 

PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal

 

Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

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