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2016 events and screenings in New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
A delicious luncheon was served with a dessert cake honoring veterans.
Oct. 13, 2010 - Acacia Network Gala Awards. CEO Raul Russi speaks to the guests.
Special invited guest 65th veteran Eugenio Quevedo and grandson Brandon.
65th veteran Alberto Laureano and his wife.
Honoree Mrs. Lynne Harris Armstrong and her husband. Lynne's father was Brig. Gen. William Harris, 65th Regimental Commander.
Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet and her husband Ray.
Raul Russi, CEO of Acacia Network, bestows the Acacia award to Mrs. Lynne Harris Armstrong.
Mrs. Lynne Harris Armstrong speaks about her late father's leadership role with the soldiers of the 65th Inf. Regt. which he profiled in his book published in 1982.
Noemi addresses the audience at the Acacia Network Gala Awards.
Left to right: Noemi, 65th veterans Alberto Laureano, andEugenio Quevedo and Lynne Harris Armstrong, daughter of BG William
Nov. 10, 2016 - Film screenings at the Northhampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA.
Dinner the night before the screening with (left to right) Hector "Repoman" Diaz (of Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club of PA), Gen. Antonio Vicens (Ret.) (special presentor who was visiting from Puerto Rico), Noemi and her husband Ray.
Two daytime film screenings took place for the students and a community screening was open to the public.
Borinqueneer veterans or families members of deceased veterans received a special award given by Northhampton.
Members of the 65th Inf. Regt. Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club of PA , including Hector "Repoman" Diaz (right) helped organize the event.
A prayer opens the event.
Noemi Figueroa Soulet makes some introductory remarks.
65th veteran Arnaldo Perez Pacheco (left) and Gen. Antonio Vicens.
Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal replicas were awarded to local families of deceased 65th veterans who had not yet received the medal. Medals were provided by El Pozo Productions.
Borinqueneer veteran Modesto Figueroa receives the Northhampton award and Certificate from Gen. Vicens.
Borinqueneer World War II veteran Arnaldo Perez Pacheco receives the Northhampton award and Certificate from Gen. Vicens.
Borinqueneer veteran Roberto Vazquez receives the Northhampton award and Certificate from Gen. Vicens.
65th vet Arnaldo Perez Pacheco receives a vest from the 65th Inf. Regt. Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club.
World War II Borinqueneer veterans Manuel Diaz Rivas (left) and Arnaldo Perez Pacheco.
Noemi provided Hector "Repoman" Diaz a complimentary Photo Directory for his help in organizing the event.