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Outside Events of Interest to our Members  
Here's a sample of what some of our allied organizations are doing.

There is no shortage of organizations in New York City dedicated to the maritime services. See below for a small taste of upcoming and ongoing events from a few of our favorites. For more information and to confirm dates and times, click on the links in each entry to visit their websites.

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U.S. Air Force veteran and businessman Mike Allen is collecting items at his Postal Connections franchise on Staten Island as part of a month-long drive benefitting active-duty service members and veterans. Allen is collecting items such as beef jerky, trail mix, granola bars and fruit snacks; drink mix packets; microwaveable and non-perishable foods, and travel-sized toiletries. Items can be dropped off at Postal Connections, located at 1365 North Railroad Ave, from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Monday to Friday and 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Saturday until May 31. For more information, call Allen's store at 718-980-2000.

The Lilac Preservation Project will host an opening party for two new exhibits - Shipwrecks of New York's 'Great' Lakes and The Hidden Hulks of New York Harbor - on Thursday May 25 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The event will include a talk from Dave White of New York Sea Grant on "The Future of our Maritime Heritage" at 7:00 P.M. 

Fordham University will host a Fleet Week College Fair on Saturday, May 27 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. at the Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, located at 60th St and Columbus Ave. Colleges and universities will present information on undergraduate and graduate programs for military sevice members, veterans, and their families. The event will also include information sessions, such as how to use the G.I. Bill, and a barbeque. Transportation will be provided from Pier 86 and Staten Island for Fleet Week Sailors and Marines.

The Quakertown Fire Company will host its 62nd annual Memorial Day service beginning at 9:15 A.M. on Monday May 29th. The service will be held at the Franklin Township School in Quakertown on Quakertown Road (Rt. 579). The ceremony will include highlights such as keynote speaker and decorated veteran Tom Keyes and the reading of two essays from the school's eigth-grade contest, followed by light refreshments and tours in the firehouse.

Naval Order of the United States New York Commandery hosts their next luncheon Monday, June 5 at 11:30 A.M. at the Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Ave. MGEN Bob Scales, USA (Ret.) will discuss "Scales on War: the Future of America's Military at Risk".

Andy Carroll and the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University are initiating a "Million Letters Campaign." The goal of their campaign is to collect and preserve war-related correspondance in an effort to honor the stories of veterans, troops, and loved ones. Carroll is travelling nationwide to speak about the importance these letters and meet with those who contribute to the campaign. Further information on the campaign and Carroll's contact information can be found on the CAWL website

Veterans and military families can enjoy free sports, concerts and other events through the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, a new partner of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Visit them online to create a free account, verify your military service, then request tickets from a selection of hundreds of events across the country. A small dellivery fee will apply when you receive tickets.

Carnegie Hall offers veterans a 30% box office discount on tickets to every one of their presentations throughout their season — close to 200 performances every year.

The SUNY University Center for Academic and Workforce Development helps to promote educational and vocational opportunities for adults throughout New York State. The UCAWD provides academic services, job training and opportunites for employment through 12 SUNY Educational Opportunity Centers. The 30+ Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking labs provide access to current technology for economically challenged neighborhoods, allowing users to improve their academic and vocational skills.

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