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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Special Mission

Jason Johnston Scholarship Fund Dice Run
USA
Albion, New York - 19 Aug 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to participate in the 3rd Annual Jason Johnston Scholarship Fund Dice Run, which the PGRNY has been a part of the past 2 years. The 125-mile Run benefits a Scholarship set up for Albion High School seniors, and is administered by the American Legion.
Specialist Jason Johnston was 24 when he was killed in Afghanistan in the War on Terror on Dec. 26, 2009. Specialist Johnston was on his second deployment as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. He completed a 13-month deployment in 2008, and returned in October 2009, where he was killed by a roadside bomb the day after Christmas. The PGRNY stood for U.S. Army SPC Johnston and his family for 3 days in early January, 2010. As he did last year, 82nd Airborne Veteran Joe Joyce will proudly lead this Mission.
Event flyer: http://www.eventdaddy.net/albion/3rd-annual-jason-johnston-scholarship-dice-run/


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 19 Aug 2017
Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Albion Elks Lodge
428 West State Street
Albion, NY 14411
Map: http://mapq.st/2w7nSdD


Ride Captain:

Joe Joyce
jjoyce82abn55@yahoo.com


Special Instructions:

Registration at 10:00 AM.
KSU at 11:00.
Please consider participating in this honorable event for a good cause.


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.
  
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

Our veterans are in need!

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only. The ROC HOTH Warehouse schedules pickups every second Saturday of each month unless otherwise posted.

Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

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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 Request 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!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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