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Wayne Post
  • Jamboree and barbecue for Wounded Warrior set

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  • PALMYRA Patriot Guard Riders will host the 8th Annual Wounded Warrior Festival on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Palmyra Moose Lodge, 3808 State Highway 31, Palmyra.
    The Jamboree and barbecue will begin at 2 p.m. with live bands, food and raffle.
    An Exhibition Softball Game between the Patriot Guard Riders and 680th Engineer Co. US Army Reserve will be held. Admission is $25 per person. Advance tickets are $20 online at www.pgrny.org. Those purchasing advance tickets will be automatically entered in drawing for a flatscreen TV.
    A Memorial Ride will also be held consisting of motorcycle and military vehicles, but cars welcome. Registration starts at 11 a.m. Escorted ride leaves at noon. Advance tickets are $20 per person or $25 per person day of the ride, and includes all festival events.
    Donations are always accepted. Drop off starts at noon. Please bring an item to be sent to recovering service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Only new items, for both men and women: T-shirts, sweatshirts, athletic pants and shorts, underwear and socks, sports bras, toothpaste/toothbrush, body wash/lip balm, DVD (action/comedy).
    Visit New York Warrior Alliance nywarrioralliance.org.

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