** SPECIAL MISSION-ATTEND ON YOUR OWN** CT PGR Wreaths Across America fundraiser Thursday November 9th 2017 3p-7p Hartford CT

** SPECIAL MISSION ATTEND ON YOUR OWN**

CT PGR Wreaths Across America fundraiser

Thursday November 9th 2017 3p-7p

Hartford CT

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We have been invited to participate in a fundraiser that will benefit The CT PGR and Wreaths Across America in our attempt to attain our goal of 9500 wreaths for the CT State Veterans Cemetery. 
On Thursday November 9, 2017 ESPN Radio 97.9 will be doing a live broadcast of the Rob Dibble Show at the Hog River Brewing Company from 3pm to 7pm where a campaign to raise funds for wreaths will be held with a donation from Hog River at the end of the month. 
 
STAGING 2:30pm Hog River Brewing Company  1429 Park ST Hartford, CT 06106
Attend on your own. Spend as much time as you care to.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders. 
For the State Captain, 
William F. Petras III (Skip)
Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

**SHORT NOTICE** ATTEND ON YOUR OWN Wed November 1, 2017 1800 hrs (6pm) Hartford, CT

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We have been invited to attend the presentation of a proclamation and Good Citizen Award to Ms. Renee DiNino.

The presentation will be held will be held at the

IHeart Media Studio, 10 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT from 6-7pm.

Please RVSP Jennifer Straub, email:  jenniferstraub@iheartmedia.com

Light refreshments and  Hors d’oeuvres.

will be served.

God Bless America, Our Troops, and First Responders.

For the State Captain,


William F. Petras III (Skip)
Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

Additional Veterans Day Events

Saturday November 4th

9:00 am – CT. State VFW is looking for assistance in placing approximately 10,000 American Flags on gravesites at the State Veteran’s Cemetery located on Bow Lane in Middletown which will be the site of the 2:00 pm Veterans Day Ceremony on the 11th. Assistance will also be needed to remove the American Flags on November 18th which will start around 9:00 am that morning.

Youth Groups, Clubs, Groups, and organizations are particularly welcome to help and assist in honoring those Veterans no longer with us.

CT PGR Summer Get Together

CT PGR Summer Get Together

Patriot Guard and Associates;

It is again time to announce our annual Get Together to be held on July 30, 2017 at the Portland Co 2 Picnic Grounds at 84 Indian Hill Av, Portland, CT.  We will again be asking $10.00 per person. Please rsvp by Monday July 24th.

SUNDAY JULY 30, 2017

1PM TILL ???

PORTLAND CO 2 PICNIC GROUNDS

84 INDIAN HILL AV.

PORTLAND, CT. 06480

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR SUMMER GET TOGETHER. A DAY TO GET TOGETHER TO EAT, DRINK AND SOCIALIZE IN A NON MISSION ENVIRONMENT. OPEN TO PGR MEMBERS AND FAMILY/SIGNIFICANT OTHERS.

COST IS $10.00 PER PERSON.

ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING YOUR FAVORITE DISH, DESSERT, APPETIZER OR WHATEVER.

BYOB

HOT DOGS, BURGERS AND BEVERAGES (SODA, WATER) PROVIDED.

EMAIL SKIP PETRAS   :    MUXSONARGANG@GMAIL.COM WITH WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING AND HOW MANY PERSONS WILL BE ATTENDING BY

 MONDAY JULY 24TH

RAIN OR SHINE

**Short Notice** Attend On Your Own** Portland Memorial Day Parade Sunday May 28, 2017 1pm Stage

**Short Notice**

Attend On Your Own** Portland Memorial Day Parade

Sunday May 28, 2017 1pm Stage

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We have been invited to attend the Town of Portland Memorial Day Parade. Due to the Short Notice and number of other events, we have made this an attend on your own.

We will stand a flag line at the Brownstone Intermediate School (Corner of Main St and Middlesex Ave) by the reviewing stand during the parade.

Staging will be at 1pm (1300 hrs) on Sunday May 28th 2017. Flags will be available. If any member wants to oversee this mission, Please contact Skip. (I will be marching).

God Bless America, our Troops and our First Responders.

For the State Captain,

Skip Petras
Assistant State Captain
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org

***SPECIAL MISSION***ESCORT THE WALL THAT HEALS, 0900 HRS (9:00 AM), WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2017, SHERWOOD ISLAND, WESTPORT, CT

***SPECIAL MISSION***

ESCORT THE WALL THAT HEALS

0900 HRS (9:00 AM), WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2017

SHERWOOD ISLAND, WESTPORT, CT

Patriot Guard Full Flag Bikes,
We are honored to have been asked to participate in the Escort of The Wall That Heals from Sherwood Island in Westport, CT to Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT. The ride begins at 0900 hrs (9:00 am), on Wednesday, 3 May 2017, and will follow Rt 1 to Water St. and then to Seaside Park. About 12 miles total.
The ride is sponsored by the Association Of Naval Veterans Port 5, and will be police escorted. There will be Coffe And at the beginning and lunch at Port 5 (69 Brewster St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
This is an ATTEND ON YOUR OWN Mission.

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

**SHORT NOTICE ATTEND ON YOUR OWN** Saturday April 22nd, 2017 10am-3pm Groton, CT

**SHORT NOTICE ATTEND ON YOUR OWN**

Saturday April 22nd, 2017 10am-3pm

Groton, CT

Patriot Guard and Associates…..

Attached is an event that the Patriot Guard has been asked to participate in. This event is being organized by a CTPGR member. The proceeds from this event will benefit the family of USMC SGT, Justin Eldridge who was a casualty of his injuries of Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD received during deployment. 
Our own Greg & Marcia Young are personal friends of the organizer Felix. 
This is an attend on your own event. 
CTPGR has made a donation to this event. 
See the attached flyer, click on the link at the bottom of this post.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders. 
For the State Captain,
Skip Petras
Assistant State Captain
ATTACHMENT

NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL CHILI COOKOFF, SET-UP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, 0900 HRS (9:00 AM), FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017, SOMERS CT

NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL CHILI COOKOFF

SET-UP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

0900 HRS (9:00 AM), FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017

SOMERS CT

Patriot Guard Riders,
The NERCC is coming up in 4 weeks, and we need to start thinking about our role in this largest fundraiser for the CT PGR and Somers FD. Volunteers are needed to set-up on Friday, 5 May 2017, and workers are needed all day on Saturday, 6 May 2017. Time to set-up is 0900 hrs (9:00 am) on Friday, the more people who show up, the sooner we get done. Saturday we should get there at 0900 hrs (9:00 am) also to have everything ready for the 1100 hrs (11:00 am) opening. 
This is an important event for us to be able to provide funds for our heroes.
***THINK CHILI!!!***

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

***LATE POSTING***SPECIAL HONOR MISSION***RHODE ISLAND PGR MEMBER PASSED AWAY, COLLEN R. BELL, ARC, 1600 HRS (4:00 PM), 3 APRIL 2017, WARWICK, RI, 02888

***LATE POSTING***SPECIAL HONOR MISSION***

RHODE ISLAND PGR MEMBER PASSED AWAY

COLLEN R. BELL, ARC

1600 HRS (4:00 PM), 3 APRIL 2017

WARWICK, RI, 02888

SORRY FOR THE LATE POSTING, I WAS TRAVELING. THIS IS AN ATTEND ON YOUR OWN IF YOU ARE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates ,

With great sadness we have been requested by the Family of Patriot Guard Rider , ARC Colleen R. Bell to stand a flagline at her Service .
Colleen joined the PGR in 2016 and from her very first mission , she was so proud to honor our Fallen Heros , Veterans and first responders. A true patriot. Her husband Bob made the grade of Chief of the NPFD just this past year.
Colleen had an infectious smile and to know her was truly a gift . She was an accomplished photographer and horse rider. In her short time with the RI PGR she has touched so many lives. She will trully be missed , loved , and never forgotten !

Her Service will be Monday, April 3, from 4–7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue , Warwick R I 02888 ( Burial will be private )

STAGING : 2:45 pm sharp to have a flag line in place by 3pm for the family’s arrival
Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue , Warwick R I 02888
Back parking lot (far left hand side) Of Funeral Home
>>>MAP <<<

FLAG BREAKDOWN : 6:40 to attend Service for 7 PM ~

RCIC/ASC Richard (pappy) Desjarlais pappy0456@yahoo.com
~ ARC/Senior Ride Capt Mike Dallmazzi ~ Mikedal2008@yahoo.com

ARC/ James (J.R.) Rogers ~

***NOTE , This will be a 4 Hr Flagline , PLEASE attend whatever portion you can to Help honor our sister and help with relief on the flagline !
Flags will be on site ! Thank You
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ATTEND ON YOUR OWN SPECIAL EVENT***REOPENING OF THE AMVETS POST #47, 1200 HRS, (12:00 PM), SATURDAY, 18 MARCH 2017, BROOKLYN, CT 06234

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN SPECIAL EVENT***REOPENING OF THE AMVETS POST #47, 1200 HRS, (12:00 PM), SATURDAY, 18 MARCH 2017, BROOKLYN, CT 06234

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

***SHORT NOTICE***ATTEND ON YOUR OWN EVENT***

We have been invited to attend the re-opening of the AMVETS Post # 47 at 1200 hrs (12:00 pm), Saturday, 18 March 2017, at the Post located at:
660 Wauregan Road
Brooklyn, CT 06234

If you are available, they will have light snacks and free pool and darts for those enthusiasts.

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625