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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HOTH Mission

Welcome Home Honor Flight
  WWII Veterans
Rochester, New York - 01 Oct 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

This Sunday October 1, 2017 at the Greater Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue, Rochester, New York 14624

The Flight is expected shortly after 12:00 pm with our Veterans coming thru the gate around 12:50 pm.

We need to be in the Terminal for Primary Briefing at 12:00 pm.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01 Oct 2017
Primary Staging Time: 11:20 A.M.

On Buell Rd about a 1/4 mile North from Brooks Ave. Monroe County may open up their lot to us, otherwise we may meet at the vacant lot next to Comprehensive Mold Management at 291 Buell RD.
Rochester, New York - 14624


Ride Captain:

Nigel Heaton
nigelvh@aol.com


Special Instructions:

Please be prepared for that last minute update.
Briefing at 11:30, KSU at 11:50 sharp for our final staging and final Briefing in the terminal at 12:00 pm.
Bikes have free parking just prior to the old cell phone lot. Cages park in short term lot, Honor Flight will have passes for us.
Weather as of Thursday 9/28/17 for this Sunday, Sunny & 68 degrees.
I will have arm bands if anyone needs them at $10.00 each.
Captains: Please come prepared with sign up sheets.

I will be at Dunkin Donuts Maiden Lane and Mount Read Blvd in Greece
at 10:30am KSU at 10:50 am sharp!!


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:
Nigel Heaton
Assistant State Captain
PGR NY
Regions 1, 2, 3
nigelvh@aol.com

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:
March 10
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!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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