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A New Aircraft Carrier

January 20, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

“Heroism is no way limited by race, by gender, by background, by rank or rating.” A new aircraft carrier will be named after Doris “Dorie” Miller who served in Pearl Harbor.  He is the first African American to receive this honor. He also was the first African American sailor to be presented with the Navy […]

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MLK Day with VNY!

January 18, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

 Today we celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr at @volunteerNYnow’s #MLKDay of Service. We greeted attendees, made laundry sachets for people who are homeless, and helped with donated supplies for Kids Kloset.  Your Neighbor, Jake

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MBK Day

January 17, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

We will be volunteering   with Volunteer New York! on Saturday at Iona College.  What are you doing to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr? Your Neighbor, Jake & Family

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USO at Fort Bragg

January 09, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

As we are sending our Military into harm’s way, it is great to see the USO and other volunteers help the families left behind.  Please read this CNN story (https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/06/us/uso-nc-deployed-families/index.html) of how they are helping the soldiers & their families at Fort Bragg.  Maybe you can help the military families in your community too. Your […]

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Christmas 2019

December 25, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

As we celebrate the holidays, please remember the military families in your communities. Remember those who cannot celebrate with their complete families because their relatives are overseas or have made the Ultimate Sacrifice for this country. Your Neighbor, Jake

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New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade 2019

November 24, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Way to go New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce! We loved walking with our “Stars” volunteers and our friends at Volunteer New York! Thanksgiving is the best in the City of New Rochelle, NY.  Your Neighbor, Jake

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Blue Star Families

November 14, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

You can honor Blue Star Families by hiring them.  I honor them with the 3 Holidays Announcement to acknowledge their sacrifice, but you can actually pay them!  They secure our nation for us.  They deserve respect and financial security.  Your Neighbor,  Jake

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Veterans Day 2019

November 12, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Please watch CBS’s Sunday Morning story – “We, the People”: Mary Whyte’s portraits of 50 veterans from 50 states. “When you wear that uniform, you’re carrying the country on your back.” Thank you to those who wore it.  Your Neighbor, Jake

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All 50 States

November 11, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

New Total:  Students across all 50 states will hear the “3 Holidays Announcement” for Veterans Day! Let me know if your school will say the Announcement.  I hope this announcement makes our Military Families feel supported. Your Neighbor, Jake

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One More State

November 01, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

We need 1 more state! Idaho State Department of Education, please share the “3 Holidays Announcement” with your students so we can have students across all 50 states hearing:  “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 […]

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