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Niagara Frontier Chapter July 2021 Newsletter

Niagara Frontier Chapter July 2021 Newsletter

The Annual Chicken Barbecue Picnic of the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Former New York State Troopers was held on Wednesday July 7, 2021 at Fontanas Grove located at 2299 Clinton Street, Cheektowaga, NY.

A brief meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President Terry Sutton followed by a Pledge of Allegiance to Our Flag and a Moment of Silence for Our Sick and Departed Members and those Brave Men and Women in Our Armed Forces Serving Our Country and Those on the Front Line Fighting the Covid Pandemic.


President Terry Sutton welcomed the attendees of the picnic.

        A special thank you was given to Tony Fontana “Mr Chicken” for hosting the event.

Introduction of VIP guests included Superintendent Kevin Bruen, Chief of Staff Colonel Ed Kennedy (Troop A Picnic), Captain Rick Williams, Field Commander Steven Nigrelli.

Additionally Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas and his brother Robert Rosas (both retired NYSP) and their wives Rosita and Lily.

Vice President:  Vice President John Loncher greeted attendees at the check in table


103 members and guests attended the picnic

Superintendent Kevin Bruen addressed the attendees plus stated being very honored to attend the event.

Door Prize $ 50 Winners : John Munch, Lynn Sutton, Ken Chodkowski, Joan Bruce

Reminder to Save the Date for the Annual Niagara Frontier Christmas Party and Week #20 Final Limited 250 Club Drawing for Friday December 10, 2021

Sympathy card for the family of Retired Inv Daniel Burns (Jamestown)

Thanks to everyone who attended the picnic and for supporting the Niagara Frontier Chapter and everyone who helped

Limited 250 Club:

Limited 250 Club Series LVXXXI

Congratulations to All the Winners!

Checks are in the Mail!

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor!

WEEK # 20

$1,000 134 Richard Schilling

$ 250 200 Laurie Kirchberger

$ 250 064 Doug Cowell

$ 250 024 Bernard Pitass

$ 100 153 Shirley Arkeilpane

$ 50 062 Maureen Black

$ 50 048 J Robert Bruso

$ 50 212 Kathleen Gellart

Series LXXXII will be mailed soon

Happy Birthday:

The following members will celebrate another year during the month of August.

Please take time to wish them all a Very Happy Birthday!!

Phillip Bourque 57, Arthur Buczkowski 85, Robert Harrer 76, George Hatsios 61, James Headd 77, Nina Johnson-Synagogue 53, Joseph Kontrabecki 80, Greg Lang 60, Lynette Menna 51, Victor Morales 63, Don Munch 87, Richard Olma 93, Frank Panek 83, Mike Quinlan 77, Lloyd Schwab 91, Thomas Stofer 86, Terry Sutton 76, Glenn Walsh 58, Edward Wisiewski 79, Shirley Arkeilpane, Sandy Stoddart

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday August 4, 2021

The Next Regular Meeting of the Niagara Chapter will be held at Magruders Restaurant located at 4995 Broadway Avenue in Depew at 7:30 PM.

Friday December 10, 2021

Niagara Frontier Annual Christmas Party

Grapevine Banquet Hall

333 Dick Road, Depew

Final Patrol:

Tpr Paul F. LaPointe 80, Inv Daniel K. Burns 55, Joseph Moore, Tpr Ralph M. Cardinali 94, Michael R. Piro 73

May They All Rest in Peace.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kathleen M Pawlak


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