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The 13th annual Operation Troop Appreciation Veterans Day 5K Race will be held on Sunday, November 11th in the Hampton Community Park [3101 McCully Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101]. The race will commence at 9:00 AM and racers will enjoy all of the following:

  • A scenic course through Hampton Community Park,
  • Goody Bag Items of your choice
  • Long sleeve race Tee Shirt
  • Entertainment along the course
  • Awards for the top three finishers in each age group
  • Apple Pies for the winners (male/female) in each of 13 age groups
  • Post-race All American buffet
  • Competitive field of runners
  • Unique door prizes
  • Best of all, the motivation of knowing your participation will help send Holiday Care Packages to our active duty troops serving us around the world.

Click here to sign up! >> https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/AllisonPark/OPERATIONTROOPAPPRECIATION5K

Ps. HUGE shout-out and thank you to OTA’s long-time supporter, Alice McLaughlin, for putting this on once again. ūüôā

OTA’s 2018 Motorcycle Run is here!

WHEN:

  • Saturday, August 25

TIME:

  • Registration from 9:00-11:00am
  • Kickstands up at 11:00am

PLACE:

  • OTA Warehouse
  • 1200 Lebanon Rd Unit 510, West Mifflin PA, 15122

REGISTRATION $:

DETAILS:

  • 100 miles, 3 stops along the way
  • Breakfast and dinner are provided
  • Raffle baskets and 50/50

CONTACT:

  • Sherry Einhaus
  • (412) 973-1831
  • sdeinhaus@comcast.net

 

Come out to Jergel’s Rhythm Grille on Sunday June 3rd for another amazing Stars, Stripes & Songs for Soldiers event beginning at 1:00 PM!

Music from: Neostem, The Turbosonics,13 Saints, and The Wire Riots
Comedy from: Amanda Averell
With emcee: Master Sergeant Amy Hallas

There will be a 50/50 and an “American” Auction Basket Raffle with all proceeds benefiting Operation Troop Appreciation. Pre-sold tickets are $15 and tickets purchased at the door are $20. Click here to buy your tickets now!

We want to give a HUGE shout-out to The Mohawk Area School District for holding their annual collection drive for Operation Troop Appreciation! They were able to collect $1,250 alongside 7,729 donation items for our troops..WOW!

OTA Board Member SFC Matthew Claycomb attended their Memorial Day ceremony yesterday to represent us and accept their donations for our troops and veterans.

Thank you Mohawk for your amazing and hard work!

     

The Wire Riots were recently featured in an article by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talking about Operation Troop Appreciation and our June 3rd Stars, Stripes & Songs for Soldiers event at Jergels!! The Wire Riots are among 4 entertainers [Neostem, The Turbosonics,13 Saints, and Amanda Averell] that will perform at the show.

Check out the article on The Wire Riots and OTA HERE.

Buy tickets to Stars, Stripes, & Songs for Soldiers HERE.

Chene’s a la carte¬†– a newly-established, family-owned, delivery bakery – has graciously offered to donate $1 per pastry sold between now and Memorial Day to Operation Troop Appreciation!¬†And even after Memorial Day passes, they will continue donating $1 for each specially glazed military doughnut sold! Support this new local bakery and order goodies for your sweet tooth straight to your door at¬†https://www.chenesalacarte.com!

Head on over to The Lamp Theatre in Irwin on Friday, April 27th – it will be a great night filled with fun, music, and support for our troops & veterans! Proceeds will benefit Operation Troop Appreciation.

The night’s lineup:¬†¬†Frank Viera,¬†Marty Zundel,¬†Kateyn Rose,¬†Stoney Richards,¬†Rachel Leigh, and¬†Keith Gill Jr.

Tickets can be purchased HERE! for $10 beginning Friday 2/23 at 10:00 AM!

We hope to see you there!

Shout-out to our friends over at the¬†Railyard Grill & Tap Room! They’re dedicating entire month of March to our men & women in uniform and will be raising money for the next 31 days in partnership with OTA. Their goal is to raise $5,000 by the end of the March – so let’s get started!

  • Saturday 3/31: Hero Appreciation Night
    • This is the last event of the month that will benefit our troops and OTA!
    • 15% off food discount for all military, police, fire & EMS members!
    • 9:00PM begins live music – no cover charge!