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Bridge Marina Raising Funds for Fallen and Disabled Service Members This Holiday Weekend

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Fuel Dock Fundraiser to honor service men and women who stand guard for our freedoms - Bridge Marina will donate ten cents of every gallon of fuel purchased at its fuel dock on Lake Hopatcong to Folds of Honor, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of our fallen and disabled servicemen and women.

Lake Hopatcong, N.J. – This Fourth of July weekend, Bridge Marina is looking to honor the service men and women who stand guard over our freedoms.  From Saturday, July 1 through Monday, July 3rd, Bridge Marina, located on New Jersey’s largest lake, will donate ten cents of every gallon of fuel purchased at its fuel dock to Folds of Honor, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of our fallen and disabled servicemen and women.

Folds of Honor was founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq.  Folds of Honor has awarded more than 10,000 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. “Our motto says it best,” said Major Rooney, “Honor their sacrifice.  Educate their legacy.”

Bridge MarinaAbout the upcoming fundraising event, Ray Fernandez, owner of Bridge Marina, Inc., said, “We are proud to stand with the Folds of Honor and we are committed to raising money to help the Foundation realize its mission.  Together, we can honor those heroes who stand guard over our freedoms and make a difference in the lives of their families who have sacrificed so much.”

Bridge Marina’s fundraising event kicks off on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9am.  Bridge Marina’s fuel dock will be open from 9am to 7pm on Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sunday and Monday.  The marina is located at 89 Brady Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849.  To learn more, visit www.BridgeMarina.com.  To learn more about Folds of Honor, visit www.FoldsOfHonor.org.

About Bridge Marina:

Bridge Marina, located at 89 Brady Road in Lake Hopatcong, N.J., is Lake Hopatcong’s award-winning, boutique marina, offering luxury boat rentals, New Jersey’s premier Boating Club, new and pre-owned boat sales, a certified service department, dock slip memberships and more.  Nationally recognized twice as the “Marina of the Year,” Bridge Marina is the only freshwater marina in the Garden State certified by the NJDEP as a “Clean Marina.”  For more information, visit www.BridgeMarina.com, email info@BridgeMarina.com or call (973) 663-1976.

About Folds of Honor:

Folds of Honor is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Our educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 10,000 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 2,500 in 2015 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit www.foldsofhonor.org.

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