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Memorial Mission

Shadow Box Presentation & Memorial, Veteran
Buffalo, New York - 21 Apr 2018


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in a special presentation and memorial. This event will include special shadow box presentations representing the service, accomplishments and achievements of two Navy veterans with 35 years combined military service: The late RM1 Henry Colon and YN2 & PGR member Gwendolyn Colon (Hawkins-Rutledge). The recipients of the shadow boxes will be their son and grandchildren. US Navy representatives will be presenting the shadow boxes. Congressman Brian Higgins will be presenting citations, flags and will be reading the lists of medals. PGRNY plaques will also be presented.

Primary Staging Time: 12:00 P.M.

Templeton Landing
2 Templeton Terrace
Buffalo, New York - 14202

Ride Captain:

Don Higgins & Bart Bartlett

Special Instructions:

We will provide a flag line outside of the event for arrival of guests, for the playing of the National Anthem and for the presentations.
Members are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon following the event.
PGRNY member and proud US Navy veteran will assist in leading this mission.
SPECIAL NOTE: In order to assure an accurate count for the luncheon, PLEASE send an email to SRC Don Higgins ( no later than Thursday, April 19th.
Thank you for your consideration to participate in this special event.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, Reg-1

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:
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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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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