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
 
Mack S. Luchey, Veteran
USA, ARNG
Buffalo, New York - 03 Feb 2018


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to participate in Honoring the Military Service of Mack S. Luchey of Buffalo, who passed away on January 26th. Military information is limited, but we know Mr. Luchey served Active Duty in 1958 in the U.S. Army, and then served in the Army National Guard. Mr. Luchey was well-known in the area as the longtime owner of several record/music stores.
Obituary: http://www.thomastedwardsfuneralhome...y/mack-luchey-


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03 Feb 2018
Primary Staging Time: 11:30 A.M.

First Shiloh Baptist Church
15 Pine Street (at Swan Street)
(South of Clinton St., East of Michigan Ave.)
Buffalo, New York - 14204


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

NOTE: Wake is from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, but we have been requested to cover starting at 12:00 PM.
Funeral Service at 1:00 PM.
Followed by Horse-Drawn procession to Forest Lawn Cemetery for burial with Military Honors.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the Military Service of Mack Luchey, 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, SRC, R-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!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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