As we are approaching the holiday season, it's an excellent time to remember our fallen and their ultimate sacrafice; another way to remember them is to sponsor a wreath.  Sponsoring a wreath through Wreaths Across America is easy.  Whether at Saratoga National Cemetery or another cemetery where you wish to have a wreath placed. Just click on the image to enter Wreaths Across America.  Simply click on the DONATE at the bottom of their page.  Thank you.

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The Patriot Guard Riders of Eastern New York have once again been granted Group Sponsorship status within the Wreaths Across America organization. So what does our Group Sponsorship status mean? Well for every two wreaths that are ordered - using our group code – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 

 

To sponsor a wreath at Saratoga National Cemetery click HERE.

If you would rather mail in an order, click ORDER FORM.

 

Thank you.

  

 

 

 
 
 
Memorial Mission

The Moving Wall Vietnam Memorial


Bolton Landing, New York - 21 Sep 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Members of the American Legion Post #961 and the Town of Bolton, NY are hosting an appearance of “The Moving Wall”, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. “The Moving Wall” has been touring the country for over 30 years and has visited every state in the union, as well as Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam and Saipan. It has displayed over 1,300 times.

The Patriot Guard Riders, along with all riding and veteran organizations have been invited to escort “The Moving Wall” from the staging area to Veterans Memorial Park in Bolton Landing. The organizers have also requested as many volunteers as possible to help with the setup and breakdown of the Wall.

This is a three part mission:
September 21, 2017 - Escort, staging and assembly of the Wall.
September 22, 2017 - Flag line for opening ceremonies.
September 25, 2017 - Closing ceremonies, and breakdown of the Wall.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 21 Sep 2017
Primary Staging Time: 07:30 A.M.

The Sagamore
110 Sagamore Rd,
Lower parking area
Bolton Landing, New York - 12814
https://goo.gl/maps/WtC1GEF4WvS2


Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak
rayspgrny@gmail.com
(518)669-3358

"Big Dan" Nolin
dan1nolin@yahoo.com


Special Instructions:

September 21, 2017 - Riders will escort the Wall from the parking area of the Sagamore to Veterans Memorial Park, a distance of approximately 1 mile. PGR members who are not riding are requested to stage in the Park and form a flag line along the roadway for the arrival of the Wall.

Organizers would greatly appreciate any volunteer help with the assembly of the Wall by all participating organizations.

September 22, 2017 - PGR will stand a flag line for opening ceremonies.
Staging is 07:30
Veterans Memorial Park
5034 Lake Shore Dr.
Bolton Landing, NY 12814.

September 25, 2017 - PGR members will stand a flag line for the closing ceremonies.  Any members who are able are asked to assist with the breakdown and loading of the Wall.
Staging at 08:15
Veterans Memorial Park.
Motorized escort for the departure of the Wall is yet to be determined.


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: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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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