Jim Murray To Be Recognized For VA Service!

Palmyra American Legion Post’s S.A.L. member Jim Murray will be receiving an award this year at the 2016 Canandaigua VAVS (VA Volunteer Service) Awards Ceremony on April 13th.  Jim will be receiving the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for having volunteered 4,000 (Yes, that is Four Thousand!) hours!! Thank You Jim!

Monroe Community College to Host Brunch For Military Families

Saturday, March 19, the Monroe Community College along with the American Red Cross is hosting a Brunch at the Flynn Campus Center (Parking Lot M) for Military Families, Veterans and Reservists.  The Brunch, scheduled from 9:30 – noon on the 19th, is FREE to the public.  They are inviting all to join them as they salute our local heroes!

Since seating space is limited, please RSVP to 585-241-4418 or james.love@redcross.org.

Guest Speaker is Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Gary Beikirch.

 

Blue Star Mothers of America 4th Annual Benefit Run June 4th

Information and notice was provided that the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. NY #1 is hosting their 4th annual benefit run in memory of SFC Daniel T. Metcalfe who was KIA 28 Sept 2012.  Registration begins June 4th at 0900 at the Moose Lodge, Route 31, Palmyra, NY (just east of the village).  Kickstands up at 1100 hours.  Donation is $25.00 per bike (& rider) with dinner.  There will be raffles, auction and 50/50 offered. Further information can be secured by contacting the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., PO Box 426, Bloomfield, NY  14469. Their website is www.bluestarmothersny1.org.

While you are online checking this out, see what they have done at the Canandaigua, NY VA with the “Canteen” they have created.  It is the only Canteen in the United States and has been in existence for nearly five years now, garnering a reputation for success.

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