Latham -- NY National Guard Family Readiness Council President, Cherie Murphy presents a check to Sabrina Lombardo, NY National Guard Youth Program Teen Council member, September 8. The Family Readiness Council donated over $1,300.00 to the National Guard Family Program to be used during the groups Volunteer and Youth Symposium, September 19th and 20th in Saratoga Springs, NY.
The Symposium expects to be a fun packed weekend for National Guard Family Readiness Groups, military points of contact and youth volunteers. The weekend will include lectures, training and discussions on building better Family Readiness Groups, before, during and after deployments.
The Youth Program (for children ages 6-18) includes a field trip to challenge youth at Shiloh's Edge, activities with a National Guard Recruiting team, learning survival skills with the National Guard Corp Cadets and a chance to meet other National Guard kids from NY, creating lasting lifetime memories.
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