TIPPERARY HILL SHAMROCK RUN
MARCH 8, 2014
Saturday March 8, 2014 will find members of the Cpl. Kyle Schneider Freedom Team running in Syracuse New York's uniquely Irish neighborhood on Tipperary Hill running the 4 mile Shamrock Run. A real festive atmosphere exists throughout the hill as neighbors really come out in force to support runners wearing o' the Green. Regional bands show up to perform for the runners in the neighborhood made famous for its' Stone Throwers Traffic Light with the green on top. Come on out and join the Freedom Team and run with us. Register at http://www.tipphillrun.com/
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SYRACUSE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL DEDICATES CPL. KYLE R. SCHNEIDER FAMILY ROOM
When veterans and their families need services in the new Outpatient Surgery Center they'll be welcomed by a new family friendly waiting area sponsored by the Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider Foundation. A kids play and reading area with special art and child- themed decorations make kids feel welcome. Awaiting all is a flat screen TV, comfortable upholstered furniture. Snacks and refreshments for all ages will welcome families and lend comfort to those waiting for services. Thanks go to VA Medical Center Director James Cody,FACHE for his unwaivering support of this project. Special thanks also go to VA Liason Ann Canastra.
Post Office 13027 in Baldwinsville, New York was named in honor of Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider. Thanks to the efforts of Congresswoman Honorable Ann Marie Buerkle and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, congress passed H.R.5837 in 2012 to recognize the legacy of Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider. The dedication ceremony renaming of the post office at 13027 making it The Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider Post Office official took place Monday, May 13, 2013. Our deepest, heartfelt thanks and appreciation go out to Rep. Buerkle and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider Foundation announces the launch of Canine and Veteran training program. Qualified individuals train with a Service Dog. Interest is increasing and our first participant has graduated and new students enter our course while other applicants are being vetted. Our certified expert trainer with UNLESASHED DOG TRAINING has years of experience in the Jacksonville, North Carolina region. He knows first hand the needs of our Veterans and we are grateful for his service. Contact Haley through our e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Baldwinsville High School French Class headed by Teacher Madame Abbe Guillet took a trip to Normandy France. The students visited the Cemetary at Normandy and paid homage to America's fallen Heroes from WWll and also honored Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider by placing a wreath at the Monument there. The French Class students raised funds to place flags and personal messages submitted from the community on the graves of America's Heroes. A very moving tribute. These young people logged their trip in a blog(link to be coming soon). Madame Guillet is the daughter of a WWII Veteran who was wounded in action during the war.
CPL. SCHNEIDER'S FAMILY EMBARKS UPON MEMORIAL MOUNTAIN CLIMBS
Cpl.Kyle R. Schneider was an avid outdoorsman. Among the activities he most enjoyed was a lifelong love of mountain climbing in New Yorks' Adirondack Mountains. Kyle ascended many mountains in his young life and was well on his way to being a '46er'. NY has 46 'high peaks'; 4000' to over a mile in height, many with majestic views and very rugged and challenging trails. After the one year anniversary of Kyle's death, his family has resolved to honor his memory by climbing all the many peaks he did in his life. As you can see from the pictures we leave a small American Flag with a picture of Kyle attatched on the summit. We've recieved an incrediblely positive response from folks who find his picture. We are pleased to hear from people who are moved by Kyles life and contact us to express their appreciation and gratitude for all of our Veterans sacrifices. One hiker, a reporter, Tom Woodman, called and interviewed Kyles' Mom. Kyle continues to inspire and brings out the best in people. Kyle's story is featured in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of the bimonthly Adirondack Explorer Magazine (see: Park Perspectives: A Day on Bald Mountain). http://www.adirondackexplorer.org/
Honor the Fallen. Committed to Service. Courage to Carry On.
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TO OUR DONORS AND VOLUNTEERS,
We at Kyle's Foundation sincerely appreciate your support and involvement in providing much needed services to our military heroes and their families. We look forward to nurturing a relationship with you, our donors and volunteers. By taking initiative to give back, you exemplify, like our Heroes the greatness of America. You truly are America's everyday heroes.
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Baldwinsville, New York 13027
Freedom Team Events:
Shamrock Run Tipperary Hill, Syracuse, NY Saturday March 8, 2014
Seneca 7 Relay Race Sunday April 26, 2014- 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake NY
MEMORIAL ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLIMBS IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF CPL. KYLE R. SCHNEIDER
KYLE'S LIFE AND SERVICE INSPIRES CLIMBERS
VISIT OUR HONOR AND REMEMBER PAGE AND HISTORY PAGE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR FALLEN HEROES