New Pontoon Boat Donated - Canandaigua VA Medical Center
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Canandaigua VA Medical Center


New Pontoon Boat Donated

Photo of Perinton VFW #8495 members.

Left to Right - Roy LaRose, VFW VAVS Representative Dick Grube, Dave Johnson, Dick Bartela, Jerry Gropp and Kenneth Gippe.

Monday, June 16, 2014

On June 2, representatives from the Perinton Memorial VFW Post #8495 officially presented the Canandaigua VA Medical Center with the donation of the brand new pontoon boat.  The organization raised $21,000 to purchase the boat.

This boat will replace the pontoon boat that was donated in 1989. The boat will be used to provide recreational activities for Veterans receiving care at the Canandaigua VA. . 

If you are interested in learning more about VA volunteer opportunities, please contact the Canandaigua VA Medical Center Voluntary Service office at 400 Fort Hill Avenue, Canandaigua, NY 14424, (585) 393-7729 or visit the VA Voluntary Service Web site at

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