Sponsors & Players wanted ! – Annual Golf Outing – Monday October 16th

  At Boots on the Ground NY we do more assisting Veterans then fundraising, which is why we really need your support at the Golf Outing. Please support by attending, sponsoring, or donating an item or service for the auction. thank you. For online registration please visit http://macarthurbusinessalliance.com/event/annual-golf-outing/ Feel free to use the contact on the attached event flyer or contact us at FrankB@BootsontheGroundNY.com . We can also email you the attached event flyer and registration.  https://www.facebook.com/events/326168471126949 Click on the PDF to print event flyer and registration       Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Honor Flight LI – Escorts & Welcome Home! – Come out and show support for the Heroes.

Sep 20, 17 Honor Flight LI – Escorts & Welcome Home! – Come out and show support for the Heroes.

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Attention Honor Flight Riders, All Motorcycle Riders & Honor Flight Supporters. We are calling on the motorcycle riding community once again. On Saturday September 23rd, there will be multiple motorcycle escort rides to escort World War 2 & Korean War Veteran Hero’s to the Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. We have been doing this for over 7 years, twice a year, when there is an Honor Flight scheduled. Here’s the plan: there will be three escorts planned for the 6 Veterans We have 2 Veterans coming from North Queens area, 3 from Riverhead Area, and 1 from South Nassau Suffolk – Riverhead location rally point all-star bowling alley. 98 Main Road, Riverhead. meet up by 0515 for KSU at 0530 hrs sharp Road captain: Mike Davis Queens – Rally Point BP Gas Station: 13005 20th Ave, Flushing, NY 11356 meet up by 0445 for KSU at 0500 hrs sharp Road Captain: Frank Bania I will also be leaving Ronkonkoma at 0400 hrs from the VAC (2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma, if anyone wants to meet there and ride in with me. Nassau – Cedarhurst location rally point Sherwood Diner: 311 Rockaway Tpke, Lawrence, NY 11559 meet up by 0500 for KSU at 0510 hrs sharp Road Captain: Chris Gallagher Please be fueled up, prior to the rally times. RIDE SAFE and please ride as tight as you’re comfortable with. Facebook event link (for motorcycle escort updates) https://www.facebook.com/events/1605321452860643 We will also have assigned cages with each escort that will transport the Veterans to the airport, the drivers also will need to be available to get these Veterans home at 11pm that evening. So not only are we escorting these Men, but we are also driving them to the airport. Riders you can show up at any stage listed at the KSU times to ride with that escort in your area. Please also keep in mind that these motorcycle escort are surprises for the Veterans being escorted, we plan these behind the scene with their families...

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Military Care Package Collection Drive & Event

Jul 31, 17 Military Care Package Collection Drive & Event

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It’s All About the Troops Military Care Package Collection Drive and Packing Event. Sunday August 13th 1 pm till 6 pm At the Hampton Bays American Legion, Post 924 55 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 (Donation towards shipping at door suggested but not mandatory)   Bring items to pack for the Troops, Such as: Snacks (jerky, trail mix, hard candy, nuts). Food (packets of tuna/chicken) Drink mixes (powder drinks. Hot cocoa, protein drinks) Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, powder, q-tips, body lotion, sun tan lotion) Clothing (green/black/tan socks, t-shirts, underwear, running sneakers, Reading books. Puzzle books. DVD’s. And letters from the community. For more information: www.BootsontheGroundNY.com   Please start collecting items that we can ship out to the Troops, a list of items can be found on our website at www.BootsonthegroundNY.com  under the about us link. We will need financial donations for shipping costs, you can make a tax-deductible donation at www.BootsontheGroundNY.com/donate     Live music by Bill Shuren & Jahsh Buffet – Cash Bar   Food for event needed – If anyone or business would like to donate food to the buffet please contact us at 631-615-2200 or email FrankB@BootsontheGroundNY.com   There will be a special 50/50 fundraiser to raise money to provide US Saving Bond for Luca, Son of Chris Arcuri. (Departed member of Boots on the Ground NY & ALR post 924). 50% of all BOTGNY support gear donations will also go towards this fund.   Family friendly event, this event is an always a great time over the years, many of you have joined this activity while in January at the Emporium. This Summer the event will be held at the Hampton Bays American Legion   Hosted by: Boots on the Ground NY – American Legion Post 924 – American Legion Riders American Legion Auxiliary – Sons of the American Legion www.facebook.com/events/271704359909356           Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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8th Annual Veterans Appreciation BBQ at the Northport VA (June 17th 2017) – Event Sponsors needed.

May 10, 17 8th Annual Veterans Appreciation BBQ at the Northport VA (June 17th 2017) – Event Sponsors needed.

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8th Annual Veterans Appreciation BBQ at the Northport VA (June 17th 2017) – Event Sponsors needed. Please consider sponsoring our 8th Annual Father’s Day Weekend BBQ at the Northport VA The Veterans that reside at the Northport VA look forward to this event every year. We deliver a BBQ, live music, needed supplies and a few hours of friendship Every June we host a BBQ at the Northport VA, it’s the same weekend as Father’s Day, this is a fun day with good food and live music for all the Veterans that reside in the VA, we always also invite all of our supporters to join us in spending the afternoon with these Veterans and join us for the day. We don’t charge fees, and everyone is invited for free, but we do need funds to make this event successful. We are asking for sponsors of the event, here is the link http://www.bootsonthegroundny.com/product/7th-annual-run-to-the-va-event-sponsor/ or you can just make a general donation at http://www.BootsontheGroundNY.com/donate  to help with costs to this event. the funds collected for this event go towards purchasing the food (burgers/buns/soda/water/etc) and to purchase 200 t-shirts that we provide the Veterans that attend the gathering. each year we create a t-shirt, and sponsors logo and mentions are on the back. We also bring supplies to the hospitalized Veterans. This is a great day for family and friends, as we need the help of the community, as many of the Veterans are in wheelchairs and can use the help being assisted to and from the grounds as well as help getting their food, but most of all, we all get to make new friends that day, and the Veterans look forward to this. Hope to see you on Saturday June 17th. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/399023410447925/ Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Honor Flight- Escort, Meet & Greet, Welcome Home this Saturday

May 05, 17 Honor Flight- Escort, Meet & Greet, Welcome Home this Saturday

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The Next Honor Flight Welcome Home & Motorcycle Escorts will be Saturday May 6th   The World War 2 and Korean War Heroes will be returning from there Honor Flight to the DC Memorials on Saturday evening and we are inviting EVERYONE to join us in giving them the Welcome Home they deserve Long Island style. So, pack up the family, tell the neighbors, the local Scouts, get caught talking about it at church, let everyone know. Bring flags, signs and patriotic apparel, let’s do this BIG.   We will form clap lines for the American Heroes to walk through as we applaud, and shout Welcome Home, letting them know how much appreciation we have for the Freedoms they fought for 70 years ago. Meet up in the Main Terminal by 2230 hrs. (10:30PM) just look for the crowd. The plane lands at 2250 hrs. (10:50 pm)   Facebook event page for Welcome Home:  https://www.facebook.com/events/219899621811369   Every flight we manage to get the word out a bit more thanks to all of you, so let’s make this Welcome Home bigger and better!!   There will be motorcycle escorts that morning to escort Six of the Heroes to the airport that morning. And if you ride, your invited.   Facebook event page for motorcycle & sendoff event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1816789805238175   Attention Motorcycle Riders & Honor Flight Supporters. We are calling on the motorcycle riding community once again. On Saturday May 6th, there will be multiple motorcycle escort rides to escort World War 2 & Korean War Veteran Hero’s to the Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. This has been going on for many years twice a year, when there is an Honor Flight scheduled. Here’s the plan there will be two escorts planned for the 4 Veterans, 3 live in south Nassau (Lynbrook, Seaford,  Amityville). 1 lives in Suffolk ( Manorville). Luckily, they all live near each other making the 2 routes easily planned. These Veterans did not have family / friends available to take them to the airport...

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The 6th Annual LCpl Robert Cafici Memorial Event to benefit the BOTGNY mission

Mar 06, 17 The 6th Annual LCpl Robert Cafici Memorial Event to benefit the BOTGNY mission

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         Saturday April 29th, 2017…. our annual BOTGNY fundraiser, the LCpl Robert Cafici Memorial PTSD Awareness will now be at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh… This is our 6th big annual event, the one that pays all the Bills so we can maintain our Mission. We need this event to be a huge success. This events pays the rent keeps the doors open and the electric and heat on at the VAC. it’s very important place to the Veterans that utilize the Veteran Activity Center Great Cause, Good Food Drink & People, Raffles and Auction. And as always family friendly. Live music by Op-Effect & The Project 9 Line All Stars, Comedy sets By Rudy Fusco and Tugboat Manny  $60 for adults, $35 for under 21 and 6 and under is free. Gets you admission, food and open Bar. Event starts at 5:30 pm and goes till 9:30pm. The Big raffle is also drawn this night. it’s a the 40-30-20-10, gives three chances to win, raffles are $10 each… 1st prize gets 30%, 2nd prize gets 20%, 3rd gets 10% of final raffle sales. To get raffles please see any boots member or stop into the VAC when it is open To purchase tickets please click : http://www.bootsonthegroundny.com/product/tickets-for-6th-annual-lcpl-robert-cafici-ptsd-awareness-benefit/ Sponsors are need in the way of chinese auction donations. We also need items, baskets, wine/booze, services for the big auction, we have solicitation letter already available also.   Please support this event, support Boots and the Veteran / Troops we assist. Spend this Saturday night with us and Roberts family as we remember this Marine and celebrate his birthday with his Mom & Dad. Thank you. for more info email Frank at FrankB@BootsontheGroundNY.com   Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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