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NEOPAT Welcomes Our First Executive Director, Jack Newman

We are pleased and excited to announce that with a generous donation from the Dalton Foundation, we have been able to hire our first Executive Director to the NEOPAT team. Operations Specialist Chief Petty Officer (Retired) Jack Newman will be essential to helping NEOPAT grow in our success in the years to come. Jack graduated Lakewood High School and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1986.  He  proudly served the Navy for 30 years in many capacities, including as an Air Controller during Desert Shield/Desert Storm, two tours of recruiting duty, and several 6 month at-sea cruises.  Jack was instrumental as the […]

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‘OUR COMMUNITY SALUTES’ HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

It is our honor and absolute pleasure to be hosting this year’s Our Community Salutes 7th Annual Recognition Ceremony. Formed in 2010 as a Federally-registered non-profit organization, OCS’ mission is to recognize and honor graduating high school seniors (and their parents) from Northeast Ohio who are enlisting in the Armed Services upon graduation. On May 10, 2017 at Cleveland State University, we will be honoring the high school class of 2017 at the OCS 7th Annual Recognition Ceremony. The Our Community Salutes Recognition Ceremony allows grateful citizens to publicly recognize, honor and thank the estimated 480 courageous and patriotic young […]

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Giving Tuesday 2016: Our Mission to Help Build a Home for Ryan Foote

On this global day of giving back, one of the best ways to get involved is in your community. At NEOPAT, assisting local military families in Northeast Ohio, in any way that we can, is our mission. We wouldn’t have been able to assist over 8,000 families thus far without your support! This year, join the NEOPAT Movement and Purple Heart Homes to improve a veteran’s life. It is our mission to honor U.S. Army Sergeant, Ryan Foote, with a new and improved home. Ryan served in the U.S. Military from 2003-2007. In 2005, Ryan arrived in Iraq, where his duty […]

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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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Testimonials

Thank you for your recent gift of $1,750.00. Your monetary gift will benefit all who attend the Coast Guard holiday parties throughout Northeast Ohio. 

- J.K. Little, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief of Staff, Ninth Coast Guard District