Established:  8 March 2007

 

Current Events

  • Halloween Candy Drive 
  • The Adopt-a-Platoon Committee is currently seeking donations for unopened Halloween candy to send to our troops.
    For more information, please contact Kelly at ext. 2950 or via email at kjb@bnl.gov
  • Book and Bake Sale 
  • Date: Thursday, November 6th, 2014
    Time: 11 am till 2 pm
    Where: Building 400 Lobby
    Cost: $1.00 Per Item - That is $1 for either a book or a baked item!
     
    Join us for this special event. All proceeds from the sale will go towards the efforts of Adopt-a-Platoon to support our troops!

    Volunteer Bakers are also needed!!

    For more information or to be a Volunteer Baker, please contact Kelly at ext. 2950 or via email at kjb@bnl.gov
     
  • Wreaths
    BSA is donating $1500 towards this program and together with your additional donation,
    these funds will be used for placing wreaths on gravesites of soldiers at the
    Calverton Cemetery on December 13, 2014.
    To donate or volunteer, please Click here

    Click here for information about Wreaths Across America
  •   Cell Phones for Soldiers Recycling Program
    Please send your old/used cell phone to Joanne Delles, Bldg 400A. FREE calling cards are being sent to our adopted platoon and to BNL family members. Each individual has been receiving calling cards with 60 free minutes. The old/used cell phones are recycled and funds used towards the calling cards.  Learn more about this program
     
  • Passing the Hat for the Troops!  A group in Portsmouth, NH does this and we thought it would be nice for us to do for the platoon we are supporting. The idea is to knit or crochet helmet liners using wool because it is warmer, safer and less flammable. Dark colors like green, brown, navy are good so that the caps blend in with uniforms and dark clothing.  If you know how to knit or crochet and would like to make a helmet liner to donate to our platoon, click here for instructions.

  • The information provided here comes from the National Adopt-a-Platoon organization. If you are interested in adopting a solider on your own, please keep reading.

  • Click here to view The Gratitude Campaign.

 

 

 

 

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Last Modified: October 23, 2014
Please forward all questions about this site to: Joe Sullivan