This is a COMMUNITY effort and EVERYONE may show their support by contributing to this project!
On 5/18/13, the Gold Star Mother & Family FIRST Annual Motorcade was very successful; in honoring and remembering those 1,200+ veterans from the Capital Region. These men & women, made the supreme sacrifice for our freedom.
AS OF: 7/1/2015 = there are 1,238 Casualties since WWII.
LET US NEVER FORGET THEM!!! FREEdom is never FREE!
NOTE: some employers have a "Matching Gifts Program"; you may make your donation at any Trustco Bank Branch; for "Please Remember Me Funds" or mail your check to: Gene Loparco, Secr'ty- Treas., 22 Furlong Dr.; Albany, NY 12205 - you will receive a Thank You letter, with your donated amount and our Tax #, for this Present Year's Taxes. Trustco Bank, will only give you a "Teller Receipt".
PHOTOS: Our LOGO photo of the flag with the Black Mourning Ribbon. 1) Our news articles from Spotlight (Colonie) & Times Union. 2) Everett Rd view with Flag Bearers, on the "Blessing & Proclamation" Evening and 3) Color Guard in the Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post 1520. 4) On 5/10/13, National Grid's Crew prior to the raising of the 120+ flags on Route 9; at 3am and 5) the raising the first flag. 6) 5/18/13's Program for the Gold Star Family Motorcade Procession, 7) the start from Comedy Works; 8) Siena ROTC and Gene saluting in return; 9) Capt. Wm. D. O'Brien Detachment; 10) Robert L. Weininger VFW Post 8692; 11) Tri-County Council Vietnam Era Veterans; 12) view of the Motorcade on Route 155; 13) Gene & Tom; 14) Linda Loparco, holding our, "Please Remember Me" flag & wearing our Summer White hat and 15) Our Winter Blue Hat. 16) CONTACT us and leave a message!
ALBANY'S VETERANS DAY PARADE: call Tom or Gene for volunteering for being a FLAG BEARER, drivers or assisting in other ways. We will meet, at 10 AM, at the Partridge St. & Central Ave. intersection. FIRST COME - FIRST SERVE. Call Tom Regan (518) 229-3182 OR Gene Loparco (518) 265-0242......or email GENE at: firstname.lastname@example.org
AS OF, 7/1/15: the following text consist of War Casualties; 1) Total War Stats, 2) Iraqi & Afghanistan, 3) Vietnam War (6 pages), 4) Korean War (3 pages), 5) WWII (4 pages) and 5) "Sources" Websites.
The FOLLOWING are 4 Links of Veterans Organizations:
(1) American Legion = http://ZalogaPost1520.org
(2) US Marines = http://mcleague.com/mdp/userpages/Capt_Wm_Dale_Obrien-676.php
(3) Tri-County Council Vietnam Era Veterans = http://tccvev.com
(4) Robert L. Weininger Memorial Post VFW (Colonie) Post 8692 = http://www.fvfwpost8692.com
REMINDER: View our other Website: PleaseRememberMe.US - Also, view our "Please Remember Me" FACEBOOK site for more photos and information.
Please. ADD, me: GENE LOPARCO, as your Facebook friend.