July 14, 2023

TROY HOUSING AUTHORITY (THA), DAV Chapter 38, DAR, Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office & Uncle Sam Military Banner Committee unite to uplift local veterans of Troy Housing Authoritys’ SFC Peter M Guenette Apartments located at  6-8 115 Street Troy, New York 12182.

Eight Veterans who reside @ SFC Peter M. Guenette Apartments each received a gift bag with toiletries; toothpaste, toothbrush, shaving supplies, deodorant, shampoo, soap, blanket, a small jacket, $100 gift card and a boxed lunch in a small celebration in front of SFC Peter M Guenette Apartments on June 27th 2023.

In Attendance:

Deb Witkowski, Marisol Candelario & Neil Tasselmyer of Troy Housing Authority
Website: https://troyhousing.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/troyhousing

 Joe Simonik & Dave Securo of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DAVNewYork38/

Nora Dwyer of Uncle Sam Military Banner Committee
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/troymilitarybannercommittee

 P.J. Higgitt, Jr. of Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office

Big Mike Guenette of Brother of SFC Peter M Guenette

Mary Guenette of Sister of SFC Peter M Guenette

Liz Curley & Pam Smith of Daughters of the American Revolution

“I think it’s nice they came to do this for us, it helps a lot” says Frank Walker. Frank, 77-years-old, has lived in SFC Peter M Guenette Apartments for 5 years and served in US Army for 3 years.

Troy Housing Authority, DAV Chapter 38, DAR, Rensselaer County Sheriffs Office, Uncle Sam Banner Committee, Mary Guenette, Big Mike Guenette & Veteran Residents of THA's Peter M Guenette Apts pause for a picture.

Big Mike Guenette standing at a memorial for his brother Peter with Joe Simonik and Dave Securo of DAV Chapter 38

P.J Higgitt Jr, Big Mike Guenette Joe Simonik & Dave Securo w/ Veteran Residents

PJ Higgitt Jr presents gift cards to Veterans on behalf of multiple Troy Organizations.

PJ Higgitt and Neil T., THA's newest staff member

Photo Credit: ShaQuanna L. VanNess of Troy Housing Authority