HOTH Mission

Military Appreciation Night
Albany - Saratoga Speedway

Ballston Spa, New York - 01 Sep 2017


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in opening ceremonies taking place during Military Appreciation Night at the Albany – Saratoga Speedway. Ceremonies will take place at 6:00 PM, and will recognize and honor all current and veteran military personnel, as well as those Gold Star Families in attendance.

Jimmy Duncan is a weekly Street Stock driver, and his car #771 carries the names of the fallen soldiers of the Albany Chapter 11 Gold Star Mothers. Jimmy is the husband of PGRNY member Justine Crowley-Duncan, and Ally Crowley-Duncan will sing the National Anthem and play the bagpipes. At the conclusion of the night’s activities, there will be a fireworks display.

Primary Staging Time: 5:15 P.M.

Albany – Saratoga Speedway
2671 State Hwy 9
Ballston Spa, New York - 12020

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

Staging at 5:15 PM in the main parking lot. PGR members will enter as a group and form a flag line along the infield area directly in front of the grandstands where the ceremonies will be conducted.

There will be no admission fee for any PGR member participating in this mission event.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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 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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