***Thursday, August 22nd at 7:00 pm***

Brewster, N.Y. – 8/02/2013 –Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee and the Military Order Of The Purple Heart, Chapter 21 are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Veterans’ Thanksgiving Dinner and need your help.

Over the past two years, Senator Greg Ball has worked with the community to host an annual thanksgiving dinner for local veterans. Last year hundreds of veterans’ attended the free dinner hosted at Putnam National Golf Club.

This November’s dinner promises to be bigger than ever. Senator Ball is seeking volunteers and donations to help make the free meal possible.

“This wonderful event couldn’t be possible without the help of local scouts, school groups, sports teams and hundreds of volunteers that turn out each year. I urge anyone that wants to give back to those that gave so much to us, to join us at our first volunteer meeting,” said Senator Greg Ball. “To see the smile on the vets’ faces as they walk into the room, makes the dinner worth it every year.”

The first Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteer meeting will be held Thursday, August 22nd at 7:00 PM, at the Putnam County Golf Course, located at 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY 10541.

Anyone interested in volunteering or donating goods is asked to contact Senator Greg Ball’s office at (845) 279-3773 or


What: First Volunteer Meeting for the 3rd Annual Veterans’ Thanksgiving Dinner

Who: Volunteers

When: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Where: Putnam National Golf Club, 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, New York


For more information contact Joe Bachmeier at or (845) 531-9796.


About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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