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Event Recap: 2016 NEOPAT Golf Outing


It was another great showing this year as we hosted the 2016 NEOPAT Golf Outing at Sand Ridge Golf Club in Chardon, Ohio. Thank you to all of our sponsors and golfers. Together with sponsors and 120 golfers, we were able to raise $25,000 from this sold out event. Congratulations to our winning foursome: Mike Mooney, Rob Garuccio, Dale Swan, and Scott Reinhard, and to our FLAT CAT Putting Contest winners: John Collier, John Postle, Elio Fontana, and Joe Capp, who won a suite to a 2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers home game, courtesy of FLAT CAT Golf! This event is truly […]

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Event Recap: Cleveland Euro Car Cruise-In 2016


On Sunday, July 31, 2016, the Cleveland Euro Car Cruise-In took place at the Donauschwaben German-American Cultural Club in Olmsted Falls, and it was definitely a success! Just about 400 cars showed up for this event for foreign car lovers, and all proceeds went directly to NEOPAT’s mission of giving back to our local military community. The turnout was simply amazing considering the weather forecast for the day, and all in all, around $5,000 was raised! The club was even running out of room to put people, which makes this a great success and improvement from last year!     Attendees showed […]

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NEOPAT Welcomes Captain Mark Pimpo as Annual Gala’s Keynote Speaker


Mark Pimpo grew up in Strongsville, Ohio and attended the Naval Academy Prep School prior to graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1989 with a BS in Political Science. While at the Academy, he was Captain of the 1988 Navy Football Team. Mark spent over 26 years on active duty in the Navy, retiring at the rank of Captain in June of 2014 as Commanding Officer of the Navy Supply Corps School in Newport, RI, where he was responsible for the continuum of training for over 4,000 Naval logisticians focusing on providing students with foundations for success. Additionally, […]

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Purple Heart Homes Builds Veteran Leo Robinson New Home


Compelled to help his country after the tragedies of 9/11, Leo Robinson enlisted in the U.S. Marines. The military was a family affair with the Robinson’s. After enlisting and completing basic training at Parris Island, Leo was deployed first to Al Ramadi, Iraq and then to Helmand, Afghanistan. To this day, he can’t talk about what happened to him while he was there. For three years, he has tried with his therapist, to learn more of his own personal war story. For now, it remains a secret, locked inside Leo himself. Whatever happened, his health was seriously impacted and he […]

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The Ancona Family


Chad Ancona is a war veteran from Wadsworth, Ohio, deployed twice. First to Iraq, then to Afghanistan. While deployed he was an 11B Infantryman and motor section leader. Chad made the decision to leave the military after he suffered injuries and began working for the Union in Ohio upon his return home. While working at his new pipeline job, a tree fell on him, nearly killing him. His rating from the VA states he cannot work and he is currently unemployable. Chad is now paralyzed from the waist down. Thankfully, worker’s compensation is covering all work injuries, however the VA could not help […]

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Thank you for your donation of $150 to our Company. These funds make it possible for us to have a special holiday event. All the soldiers were extremely thankful and blessed by your gift. 

- Company E, 1st Battalion, 390th Regiment, 4th Brigade, 98th Training Division, North Canton, Ohio