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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. 

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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 codes – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 

 

Important information 

Our Group Fundraiser Code is:  NY0057
Our Location ID is:  NYGSNS

 

To sponsor a wreath at Saratoga National Cemetery click HERE

If you would rather mail in an order, click ORDER FORM

 

 Thank you.

   

 

 ***Updated 06/14/2018 - 10:30 Hrs.***
Updated information shown in red lettering below.

 

Honor Mission

Donald A. Kenyon

USMC - , (Vietnam Veteran

Rochester, New York - 06-16-18


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Marine Pvt 1st Class Donald A. Kenyon funeral service was held in January 2018. Vietnam Veteran.Awarded the Purple Heart, US Vietnam Service Medal,Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Medal, Marksman Medal. Performed his duties in Land-Mine War Fare. Honor Discharge Medal.

His family has requested the PGR to be present for a dignified transfer. Followed by escort to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery where he will be placed for his final resting place with Full Honors.

I request a PGR Member to step forward to present the Marine Corp Flag. I have the flag and pole.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-16-18
Staging Time:
11:30 a.m.

New Comer Funeral Home
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY 14626

No Flag Line at the Funeral Home.
I need 2 PGR's with bikes to stage at Newcomer Funeral Hall at 11:30am.
Those interested in following the Funeral Director to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, please contact Ride Captain as soon as possible. If any other Ride Captain is available, please contact me asap.
 
Those wishing to stand a Flag Line will meet at the Christ Our Light Mosuleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14612
 
New Staging time: 11:45 A.M. 16June18
 

Ride Captain:

Greg Sheldon
gsheldonpgr@gmail.com
585-315-8307

Special Instructions:

We will be escorting to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 2461 Lake Ave. Rochester, NY 14612. A flag line to be formed at the Christ Our Light Mosuleum. I would like to request 2 PGR members to be there to greet the family as they arrive. Also, I request that a PGR member step forward to present the US Marine flag. This will be a 'full honor" service. Please watch for further updates. Any questions, please call Ride Captain.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided  (Edit as necessary)
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Greg Sheldon
Position: Ride Captain

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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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal

 

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