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Michael Arciola was born on January 5th

January 07, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Michael Arciola was born on January 5th.  He died while in Service to Our Nation in Iraq.  He inspired me to found Stars for Cars 8 years ago.  I never knew him but he taught me a lot.  Remember his sacrifice and that of his family. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Christmas 2018 – NYC

December 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Christmas 2018 in NYC.  We wore our Volunteer New York! hats to keep us warm.  We’re making our New Year’s resolution to volunteer more in 2019. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Christmas 2018

December 25, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Happy Holidays to all! On this Christmas Eve, please keep the Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families in your thoughts and prayers. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

December 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The  Maisano’s annual Marine Toys for Tots Foundation event was a big success thanks to Jim, Jean, Mikey and all of their friends.  The Maisano Family is a family of givers. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Our “Thank You” ad is in the current issue of The Westchester Magazine

December 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Our “Thank You” ad is in the current issue of The Westchester Magazine. We are so grateful to you for helping us raise $13,800 for the USO of Metropolitan NY.  See you next summer for Century Ride 2019. Your Neighbor, Jake

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New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade – 2018

November 19, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Happy to be at the New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade.  Great job New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce.  Grand Marshall, Frank A. Miceli, is the best! Your Neighbor, Jake

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3 Holidays Announcement New Total

November 11, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The “3 Holidays Announcement”:  “We take this time to remember our Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families and thank them for their sacrifice and generosity.  We want them to know that they are a part of our community.”  I wrote this while at William B. Ward Elementary, it spread to The City School District […]

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Veterans Day 2018

November 11, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Thank you to New Rochelle Veterans and Veterans everywhere. Remember the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. #Armistice Day100   #Veterans Day Your Neighbor, Jake

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Soul River

October 28, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Chad Brown, a U.S. Navy Veteran with PTSD who became homeless, founded Soul River, a nonprofit providing free outdoor adventures.  Veterans find healing through fly-fishing and teach youth about leadership, the environment, and conservation.  Find your purpose and heal. https://www.cbsnews.com/video/soul-river-veterans-find-healing-through-fly-fishing/ Your Neighbor, Jake

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Thank you to Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy

October 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Thank you to Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy in Harrison, New York for your donation to Stars for Cars and the USO of Metropolitan New York. Your Neighbor, Jake

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