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.

   

 Note: Ride Captain has been added.  Updated Thurs., 09/28  5:22 PM

Honor Mission

Percy J. Allison, Jr.
USMC, WWII Veteran


Penn Yan, New York - 29 Sep 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Members:

We have been asked to stand in Honor of another of our Greatest Generation.  Percy J "Baldy" Allison served with the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater where he was injured in Guam during WWII. After the War, he worked as a meat cutter and manager at Loblaws and P & C Foods for many years. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Penn Yan Moose Lodge and Lakeside Country Club.

With such short notice, members are asked to monitor your email and the PGRNY website for updates.

Thank you all for what you do.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 29 Sep 2017
Primary Staging Time: 10:15 A.M.

Townsend Funeral Home
201 E Elm St,
Penn Yan, New York - 14527


Ride Captain:

Bruce Forsyth


Special Instructions:

Please form a Flag Line no later than 10:30 am.

There is a graveside service but without an RC no escort allowed. Please proceed as individuals to the cemetery ahead of the Funeral Procession if inclined to do so:

Lakeview Cemetery
426 Court St.
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Please also assign a PGR experienced member to speak with the Funeral Director for adequate communication. Also please contact me at 585-202-0490 at 10:20 am on Friday with assigned PGR member if an RC is not there.


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: Nigel Heaton
Position: Assistant State Captain
nigelvh@aol.com

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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