A number of National Guard members from Queens have reenlisted for service—including Woodhaven’s Spc. Jasmin Feliciano (442nd Military Police Company); Richmond Hill’s Spc. Alexander Pandazis (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion), Sgt. Damian Smith (107th Military Police Company) and Staff Sgt. Gobin Raghunath (Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101 Cavalry, Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition); Astoria’s Staff Sgt. Gregory Papadatos (369th Headquarters and Headquarters Company); Glendale’s Sgt. Alexis Bruno (Company C, 101st Signal Battalion); East Elmhurst’s Staff Sgt. Eli Solis (Company G, Forward Support Company Field Artillery, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Maspeth’s Sgt. Mark Valli (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry); Elmhurst’s Spc. Brenten Leegranja (Company F, Forward Support Company Infantry, 427th Brigade Support Battalion); Fresh Meadows’ Sgt. Claudia Gomez (Headquarters, 106th Regiment, Regional Training Institute); Douglaston’s Spc. Jonathan Pietrantoni (10th Mountain Division, Mobile Command Post Operations Detachment); Bayside’s Sgt. Santiago Mejiasepulveda (Company B, 642nd Support Battalion), Spc. Willis Wong (Company B, 1-69th Infantry), Spc. Jae Yoon (Company A, Recruiting and Retention) and Spc. Dillon Ramdhan (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion); Far Rockaway’s Sgt. Andy John (Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101st Cavalry, Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition); Jamaica’s Staff Sgt. Chres Ayube (Company C, 642nd Support Battalion), Spc. Travis White (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry) and Spc. Akil Bonadie (Company A, 101st Signal Battalion); Rosedale’s Spc. Schashuna Whyte (37th Finance Detachment); and Arverne’s Spc. Ryan Roberts (Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Signal Battalion).
The Queens Tribune is hosting a cigar and rum night fundraiser for Puerto Rico from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Bourbon Street, located at 40-12 Bell Blvd. in Bayside. Admission is a $60 donation. RSVP to email@example.com.
Glendale’s Sacred Heart Catholic Academy will hold a 2017 holiday supermarket sweeps fundraiser on Nov. 3. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 and include coffee, cake, Bingo cards and a chance at winning a door prize, such as an auction table and baskets. For tickets, call Kerri at (917) 502-3424.