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

Erwin R. Howe
USMC - Vietnam Era
Hudson Falls, New York -06 Mar 2017

ABOUT THE MISSION:
The family of Erwin R. Howe, US Marine, Vietnam Era Veteran, has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his military honors funeral services. Erwin proudly served with the US Marine Corps. He was employed for 32 years at Lehigh Cement in Glens Falls. Erwin was at one time a member of Pine Knolls Alliance. He enjoyed gardening, travel, dairy farming, antiques, NASCAR, and wrestling. He was active in scouting, and worked with the Toys for Tots Marine Corps Detachment. Erwin did judging for scouts, and worked in the pits of the Washington County Fair.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS:06 Mar 2017

Primary Staging Time:11:45 A.M.
Carlton Funeral Home
68 Main St
Hudson Falls, New York
Ride Captain:
Mike Hogan
mhogan01@nycap.rr.com
Special Instructions:
Primary Staging at Carlton Funeral Home Flag Line for arrival of family. Motorcycle escort was requested but the weather report is not good. Ride at your own discretion. Be Safe, ride smart.
At12:30we will leave the Funeral home and escort to
G. B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY

Dan Nolin
Patriot Guard Riders
Senior Ride Capt. R4 
dan1nolin@yahoo.com 
518-361-6410

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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