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JULY 17, 2016 – NY BORINQUENEERS CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL CEREMONY (New York, NY)

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS, DONORS AND GUESTS FOR HELPING TO MAKE THIS EVENT A GREAT SUCCESS!!  To view photos of the event, visit http://www.robfig.com/p13420678 (photos courtesy of Robert Figueroa, photographer). The New York Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony will take place on Sunday, July 17th from 12-4pm at Hunter College-West Building, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue to honor our...

JUNE 11, 2016 – Visit us at 116th Street Festival in East Harlem

This year the 31st annual 116th Street Festival in East Harlem, New York will honor the Borinqueneers. Taking place on Saturday, June 11th from 10am-5:00pm, the largest Latin festival in the northeast will span nearly 20 blocks around Third Avenue and East 116th Street.  There will be live musical performances, delicious traditional food like...

APRIL 27, 2016 – BCGM CEREMONY AT EL MORRO (PUERTO RICO)

The celebrations continue!  In Puerto Rico, the Borinqueneers will have the opportunity to see the Medal and be recognized for their service. The 65th Infantry Regiment Association will hold a recognition ceremony for them and their families on the grounds of the El Morro Fortress in Old San Juan on April 27, 2016...

APRIL 13, 2016 – UNVEILING CEREMONY OF CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016,  the Unveiling Ceremony will take place at 3:00pm at Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC to present the Congressional Gold Medal collectively to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the “Borinqueneers”, in recognition of its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts...

FEB. 10-17, 2016 KOREAN WAR VETERAN INTERVIEWS IN PUERTO RICO

The Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial Foundation (“KWV DM”), in collaboration with El Pozo Productions (producers of the documentary film "The Borinqueneers") and the American Legion of Puerto Rico, will be in Puerto Rico to conduct video interviews of Puerto Ricans veterans who served in the Korean War.  The mission of KWV DM is...

NOV 9, 2015 – HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (HARTFORD, CT)

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Veteran's Day, the Hartford Public Library and the Connecticut State Library will be co-sponsoring a screening of THE BORINQUENEERS for Monday, November 9, 2015 from 6PM-8PM at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103.  Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet will be attending, along with 65th Infantry...

NOV. 12, 2015 – WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY SCREENING (WESTFIELD, MA)

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Veteran's Day, Westfield State University has scheduled a screening of THE BORINQUENEERS for Thursday, November 12, 2015 6PM-8PM at Dever Auditorium located in Parenzo Hall, Westfield State University, 577 Western Avenue, Westfield, Massachusetts. Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet will attend along with 65th Infantry veteran, Eugenio Quevedo.  This event is free to...

JUNE 5-7, 2015 – AMERICAN LEGION CONFERENCE IN PUERTO RICO

The American Legion Department of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands is having its annual conference from June 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.  This year the conference is dedicated to the 65th Inf. Regt and filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet has been invited to be the keynote speaker...