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Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day 2021

September 26, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

We express our gratitude by remembering your sons and daughters who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Do something, not just on this day, to show your appreciation and love to Gold Star Mothers and Families.  Learn about the person who died and let the families know you honor their loss.    https://www.uso.org/stories/2471-what-is-a-gold-star-family Your […]

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Blue Star Families Welcome Week

September 25, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Only 1 in 4 Military Families say they have a sense of belonging to a community according to Blue Star Families and that’s one reason why they’ve launched Welcome Week.  Currently, over 1 million students across 50 states have heard the 3 Holidays Announcement during the school day on or before 9/11, Veterans Day, and […]

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VNY! 9/11 Day of Service

September 12, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Today at Volunteer New York’s 9/11 Serve + Remember event at Iona College in the City of New Rochelle, we made cards for U.S. Servicemembers to let them know how grateful we are for their unselfish sacrifice.  They leave their families so they can protect ours.  Thank you also to Mayor Noam Bramson for supporting […]

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More Than Just A Hot Dog

September 11, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Feltman’s was the original hot dog and was once the largest restaurant in the world.  The Quinn Family who now owns it has been in NYC for over 200 years.  Their hot dogs are now sold at McSorely’s and it is now the fastest growing hot dog company in the country.   ¾ of their employees […]

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The Born Sisters

September 11, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Please learn about the Born Sisters.  Hanna graduated from the Air Force Academy and Heather is currently in the Naval Academy.  They were at the daycare center at the Pentagon on 9/11.  Hear why they joined the military and protect our nation.  Your Neighbor, The Gallin Family

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3 Holidays Announcement

September 10, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The 3 Holidays Announcement is heard by over 1,000,000 students across 50 states on or before 9/11, Veterans Day, and Memorial Day to acknowledge the sacrifices of Military Families. “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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What made them Enlist?

September 08, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

181,510 Americans enlisted in the ranks of active duty service, and 72,908 joined the enlisted reserves in the year following September 11.  Many of these brave service members claimed that it was 9/11 that inspired them to enlist.  Please acknowledge their service and the families that supported them.  To learn more, please read on here […]

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Get Inspired

September 06, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Melissa Stockwell was the first female U.S. servicemember to lose a limb in the Iraq War.  4 years later she ended up swimming on Team USA in the Paralympics.  She became a triathlete who has competed in Rio and Tokyo.   Get inspired, watch the video. https://www.cbsnews.com/video/us-army-veteran-melissa-stockwell-on-her-journey-to-tokyo-and-what-it-means-to-serve-on-team-usa/ Your Neighbors, The Gallin Family

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9/11 Day of Service 2021

August 29, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

The 50-mile walk on 9/11 to honor Military Families is postponed until Thanksgiving. I have to take at least a 1-month break from walking half & full marathons because I injured my foot. Instead of walking a 50miler, we will be participating in Volunteer New York’s 9/11:  Serve + Remember community-wide action event marking the […]

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Walked 27 Miles

August 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Yesterday I walked a half marathon in New Rochelle and then walked to Tarrytown with my “pacer” Tom.  I walked 27 miles because I am going to walk 50 miles on 9/11 to honor Michael Arciola and his family.  We stopped in Ardsley at the street sign that honors him.  Michael died while in service […]

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