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2014 events and screenings of THE BORINQUENEERS in Peekskill, NY, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade and the Borinqueneers CGM Signing Ceremony.
April 17,2014 - Screening at Westchester Community College-Center for Digital Arts.
Audience members at WCC Screening.
65th Infantry veterans Juan O'Neill and Julio Padilla share their experiences with the audience.
(Left to right) Juan O'Neill, Noemi Figueroa Soulet, Julio Padilla and Lise Prown, Tech. Support Mgr at WCC.
June 8, 2014- Group of 65th veterans and family members meet at the Grand Central Station to participate in the Naitonal Puerto Rican Day Parade.
The Goya float honoring the veterans of the 65th Infantry Regiment.
65th Infantry veterans and others gather near the float waiting for the Puerto Rican Day Parade to begin in New York City .
Congressman Jose Serrano (third from the right) greets the Borinqueneer veterans.
Former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer (fifth from the left) poses with the Borinqueneer veterans.
Noemi poses with attendees of the parade.
The veterans on the float.
New York National Guardsmen participate as volunteers and escorts of the Borinqueneer veterans at the Parade.
A Goya representative and the veterans are interviewed by Telemundo.
Veterans with members of the Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club.
Noemi (center) and family members wear their Borinqueneers T-shirts.
The NY National Guard provided a jeep to transport guests.
The banner announces the awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal.
The parade passes by St. Patrick's Cathedral.
A group of Borinqueneer veterans flew from Puerto Rico to attend.
Thousands of people attended.
Javier Morales, Pres. of the 65th Inf. Assoc. of Puerto Rico (on right) waves the Puerto Rican flag.
Tired but happy, the volunteer Guardsmen are ready to go home.
The group from Puerto Rico is ready to eat some Puerto Rican food.
65th veterans Elpidio Jimenez (left) and Eugenio Quevedo (2nd from right) enjoy the meal with Noemi & Jose Acevedo.
June 10, 2014 - The signing of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC.
Noemi is joined by long-time supporters Jose Acevedo (left) and Sam Delgado (right).
Guests and reporters at the Signing Ceremony.