Wednesday, November 3 at Turning Stone Resort Casino

 WHAT: Oneida Indian Nation’s Annual Veterans Recognition Event, with more than 300 local veterans are expected to attend, including Oneida Indian Nation Members, and Oneida Indian Nation employees who are veterans.

In addition to the Veterans Recognition Event, the Oneida Indian Nation supports local veterans in several ways throughout the year, including offering free golf lessons for Central New York veterans. The Oneida Indian Nation also partners with several local military and veteran organizations, including Feed Our Vets, Cell Phones for Soldiers, Ft. Drum, and more.

During the November 3rd event, the Oneida Indian Nation will recognize a few Nation Members and their families for their service, as well as present a donation to Feed Our Vets, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing fully-stocked food pantries for veterans.

WHO: Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative

  • Keynote Speaker: Col. James Zacchino Jr., U.S. Army Ft. Drum Garrison Commander
  • Guest Speaker: Assembly Member Pamela Hunter, Army Veteran and NYS Assembly Subcommittee Chair on Women Veterans

WHEN: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 (open to invited guests)

  • Turning Stone Resort Casino, Oneida Room
  • Event begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Media must arrive by 8:30 a.m.

MEDIA RSVP:  Media must be approved by Kelly Abdo, Director of Public Relations, prior to attending the event: