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

Francis L. Paul, Veteran
USMC

MULTI-CITY, New York - 08 Nov 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Francis L Paul has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his military honors funeral.

Francis served proudly in the USMC from 1952'-1960 stateside as an airplane mechanic and was Honorably discharged as Lcpl. After returning home, he was an owner of a gas station and worked for a couple different boat companies as a mechanic, After retirement, he went on to sell and deliver parts for NAPA Auto Parts and worked well into his early 80s. He was a past member of the Moose and Foresters lodges. He enjoyed fishing and camping.

We will be there to render honor, dignity and respect for the life and service of Francis L Paul.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08 Nov 2017
Primary Staging Time: 10:30 A.M.

Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home
51 Fremont Street
Gloversville, New York - 12078


Ride Captain:

Gene Jones
rem2arms@aol.com


Special Instructions:

Stage at 10:30 am for arrival of family and friends. Calling hours are 11:00am-1:00pm Service at the Funeral Home at 1:00pm then escort to;

Kings cemetery in Northville, NY
Hampton Point Road County Highway 152 Just off SR-30

Anyone going directly to the cemetery please stage at 1:30 p.m.


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: "Big Dan" Nolin
Position: Senior Ride 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:
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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