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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Honor Mission

James G. Walker, Veteran
USN - WWII

East Amherst, New York - 01 Nov 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Naval Service of James G. Walker of Williamsville, who passed away on October 28th. Mr. Walker served from 1945-1946, and was stationed at the Navy Base at Lido Beach, Long Island. He was Honorably Discharged on 23 July 1946 with the rating of Seaman 2nd Class, and earned the WW-II Victory Medal. Mr. Walker was a Past Commander of the A.J. Jurek American Legion Post #1672.

Obituary: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=James-Walker&lc=1721&pid=187083867&mid=7617443


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01 Nov 2017
Primary Staging Time: 09:00 A.M.

Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home
8630 Transit Road
(Route 78)
East Amherst, New York - 14051
http://mapq.st/2v0ErXV


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Funeral Service at the FH at 10:00 AM.
followed by Dignified Escort to St. Teresa's Cemetery, Bloomingdale Road, Akron, NY. Burial with Military Honors.

The A.J. Jurek Post 1672 will participate in the Honors. Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Navy flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.

Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the WW-II Naval Service of James Walker and to support his loving family.


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
Position: SRC, Region 1
gladiator6988@hotmail.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!

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