- Posted January 28, 2013 by
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Salute to troops
- Wounded Warriors, Silver Star Recipient to fish charity tournament for other wounded comrades
- U.S. Army Sergeant Major opens Laundromat in East Stroudsburg, PA
- One Shot, One Kill - Embattled Marine Corps Veteran Launches Semper Fi Pest Control
- 2002 Stroudsburg Graduate Accomplishes Dream Week of 10-Year Class Reunion - Hopscotch Hill School House Opens Its Doors
- Casino Night to benefit Wounded Warriors
Local Wounded Warriors to Show Support at Rock for Troops 4 - Event at Trackside Station in East Stroudsburg This Friday
Local wounded warriors, U.S. Army Sgt. Gennady Vovchuk of Long Pond, Sgt. Dennis Leonard of Hummelstown, and Marine Corps Sgt. Zachary Stinson of Chambersburg will attend this year’s event. Rock for the Troops 4 will take place at the Trackside Station & Grill on Friday, Feb. 1 starting at 7 p.m.
Leonard and Stinson each suffered severe injuries to their legs from Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts requiring both warfighters to undergo amputations above their knees.
Entertainment for Rock for the Troops will be provided by local radio personality, Gina Crash of WWYY 107.1 the Bone.
Both Trackside Station Grill and Liquid Martini Bar which are two adjoining restaurants and lounges will feature food and drink specials all night long.
There will also be raffles to help fund the 5th annual Marines Helping Marines Fishing Tournament which will be held May 18 at Anchor Marina in North East, MD.
Event organizers and Marine Corps veterans Eric Kowa
l and Joby Poster hope to have more than 30 wounded warriors participate in this year’s tournament.
Donations and fundraising events such as Rock for the Troops help pay for two nights lodging, travel, meals, and fishing equipment for the wounded warriors and their families.
The Marines will be driven to the event in a limousine provided by Stroudsburg’s Limousines for Less.
For more information about the Marines Helping Marines Fishing Tournament visit woundedmarinefishing.com
Trackside Station Grill and Bar and Liquid Martini Lounge are located 50 Crystal Street in East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. The event starts at 7 p.m.
- # -
Liquid: The staff at Trackside Station Grill and Liquid Martini Bar lined up to welcome wounded warriors at last year’s Rock for Troops event. This year several local wounded warriors will attend the fundraiser.