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Adam’s Monumental Climb!

October 14, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Adam Keys was a U.S. Army paratrooper who lost his legs in Afghanistan.  He endured 100+ surgeries.  Now he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and left his Purple Heart at the summit. He said, “If you have an obstacle in front of you, you can get over it.” https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pushing-the-limits-wounded-veteran-adam-keys-climbs-mount-kilimanjaro/ Your Neighbor, Jake

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And the winner is…

October 08, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The winner of the Drinks & Nibbles at the Friars Club in NYC prize is Kyle Nugent.  Thank you to all who donated to the #CenturyRide for Military Families.  We raised over $13,200 for the USO of Metropolitan New York. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Commanding Respect

October 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Sarah Zorn is the first woman to lead the corps of cadets at the Citadel. 4 things she said that resonated with me: “Being a servant leader.” “Motivation is a desire not to disappoint…You don’t want to disappoint yourself because you realize what you’re capable of.” “I hope to be a person of service, empathy, […]

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2018 Gold Star Mother’s Day

October 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Today is National #GoldStarMothersDay.  Those who sacrifice their lives for your freedom leave behind mothers, fathers, siblings, and other relatives.  Do something to let these families know that you remember their sacrifice. We must come together to lift up the families of the fallen. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Thoughts about my grand aunt, Sr. Alice Gallin, O.SU., Ph.D:

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

For 96+ years Aunt Alice led a life of service. She served this Nation as a research analyst in the U.S. Military Intelligence Service, served the world as a member of the Board of Directors of Bread for the World, served her faith as a nun in the Ursuline Order, and served the education community […]

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Volunteerism is a Core Value

September 10, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Volunteerism is a core value of Westchester County.  Please look for me & Teresa Arciola in this video.  Thank you Westchester County, Volunteer New York, Carl Pagano, Teresa Arciola, and New Rochelle. Your Neighbor, Jake

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2018 USO 5k Walk/Run

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

This is the annual photo of Brian Whiting, President and CEO of the USO of Metropolitan NY and me at the USO 5K Run/Walk.  It’s an honor to walk for those who Serve Our Nation and their families. Your Neighbor, Jake

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$12,660 was raised so far for the #CenturyRide for Military Families

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

$12,660 was raised so far for the #CenturyRide for Military Families. You can still donate even though our prizes are sold out – http://bit.ly/GoTheDistanceS4C. Teresa Arciola USO of Metropolitan New York West Point – The U.S. Military Academy City of New Rochelle, NY Your Neighbor, Jake  

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100+ miles for our Military Families

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

100+ miles for our Military Families. The #CenturyRide is over but you can still support & donate.  http://bit.ly/GoTheDistanceS4C Your Neighbor, Jake

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The Final Stretch!

September 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The final stretch! Leaving #Yorktown. Track us using #Stravahttps://www.strava.com/beacon/UlMnw1XM2au #GoTheDistance#GoTheDistanceS4C Your Neighbor, Jake

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