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***UPDATED 04/19/2017 - 17:30 HRS***

Staging time for this mission has been updated.
Please see the updated information in RED below.



Honor Mission

Nils “Eric” Jacobsson, Veteran

USAF - Vietnam

Canaan, New York - 20 Apr 2017

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of US Air Force Vietnam Veteran and fellow PGR member Nils “Eric” Jacobsson, 70, has requested our presence at the funeral of their loved one.
Eric was a proud 11-year veteran of the United States Air Force including a tour in Vietnam for which he was a recipient of the Bronze Star. During his service, he served as an Air Traffic Controller and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Eric was the current Commander of the American Legion Post 155 Dalton, a member of the Dalton American Legion Riders, a member of the Dalton VFW as well as a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 65 Pittsfield, Disabled Veterans of America Chapter 15, and The Patriot Guard Riders.

Note:  This is a Multi-State Mission, with PGRMA taking the lead. 


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 20 Apr 2017

  • Special Instructions:
  • The cemetery is 1 ½ miles south of the intersection of Rte 295 and County Rte 5
    It is also at the intersection of Schillings Crossing Rd and County Route 5

    Rain is forecast, please dress appropriately and ride safely.

  • Flags & Water:
  • Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
  • If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
  • Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 

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:
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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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