Successful 9th Annual Fallen Heroes Ride

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American Legion Riders, Post 605, Dallastown, PA completed the Fallen Heroes Ride on Saturday, June 5, 2021. It was a beautiful day for a ride which started at ALR Post 605 in Dallastown, PA.  The event drew over 150 bikes and went off flawlessly. The ride honored, U.S. Army 1LT Daren Hidalgo, West Point Class of 2009, who was killed in the line of duty on February 20th, 2011 while serving in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Corps SGT Christopher Wrinkle, who was killed in the line of duty on July 31st, 2011 while serving in Herat Province, Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Corps SSG Tosca, K-9 Military War Dog, who was killed in the line of duty on July 31st, 2011 while serving in Herat Province, Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Corps SSGT Benjamin Hines, who was killed on April 8th, 2019 while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan, and ALL of our Fallen Heroes from the Greater York County, Pennsylvania area.    The ride culminated at the Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing and Peace Garden where the three Gold Star families were honored with Blankets of...

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2021 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship Award

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Due to COVID 19 we opened up the 2021 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship to all Dallastown Area High School (DAHS) seniors.   We received applications from over 25 well qualified students.  The memorial scholarship award committee decided to provide a scholarship to both Ryan Klutz and Lauren Garcia.  Ryan Klutz played lacrosse, and football.  He was a member of the National Honor Society from ninth through twelfth grade.  Ryan will be pursuing a degree in computer engineering at Virginia Tech.  Lauren Garcia participated in numerous school activities supporting the community.  She was active with the Big Buddy Little Buddy Program, served as President of the Health STAT Club, and was engaged with the school Interact Club.  Lauren was an active volunteer at the Country Meadows Retirement Community of Leader Heights.  This fall she will be pursuing a degree in Applied Health Sciences at Messiah University in Mechanicsburg.  Ryan and Lauren are the eleventh and twelfth recipients of the $5,000 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship.  We wish Ryan and Lauren nothing but success as they embark on their college...

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2021 Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship

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The Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Fund seeks to assist Dallastown High School seniors who have strength of character, a strong academic record, commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society. AMOUNT:  The scholarship in the amount of $5,000 for tuition and books will be paid out as a lump sum award. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The eligibility criteria for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship are as follows: Enrolled full time as a high school senior progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021, with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. A strong commitment to pursuing and completing a post-secondary program at an accredited institution. Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities. Past and continued good behavior, both in and out of school. United States citizenship. APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship all documentation must be postmarked or emailed by March 26, 2021. Students must submit the Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship application. Be as complete as possible while filling out this application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Forms must be typed or neatly printed. Students must submit their official high school transcript. Students must submit two recommendation letters from either a teacher, coach, principal. guidance counselor, or employer. Each applicant will be evaluated based on following areas: High School WGPA Strength of recommendation letters Applicant’s extra-curricular activities and honors, work experience, leadership positions and distinguishing qualifications Career aspirations based on content, and clarity of ambitions Please mail all supporting documents to the following address: Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship 1664 Sky Blue Drive Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Email:  tribute2daren@gmail.com The scholarship award will be presented at the 2021 Dallastown Senior Awards Ceremony or through email notification if the event is changed due to the Coronavirus...

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2020 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship Award

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The 2020 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship recipient is Joel Staub of Dallastown Area High School (DAHS).   Joel was a French Horn player and High Brass Captain for the marching band.  During his last three years of high school, he worked as private violin teacher and did numerous paid events in the Jubal String Quartet.  Joel was a member of the National Honor Society during his last two years in DAHS.  He will be pursuing a degree in music education at Ithaca College in New York.  Joel is the tenth recipient of the $5,000 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hidalgo family was not able to present the award  in person.  We wish Joel nothing but success as he embarks on his college...

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6th Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing July 20th, 2018

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are proud to present the 6th Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Outing which will take place at Western Lakes Golf Club in Pewaukee.  The event raises funds for scholarships and numerous charities that support military families.  Last year we were able to raise $50,000.  We hope to top that fund raising total with your support.  While the golf foursomes fill up very fast we encourage people to join us for the dinner, silent auction, and raffle.  If you can’t free up a Friday afternoon or evening then please sponsor or donate a raffle gift.  More information is contained in the brochure....

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