News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • March 7, 2020

    NEOPAT Gala

    Save the date and stay tuned for details on our annual gala!

    Location

    TENK Westbank ~ Cleveland, Ohio

  • May 3, 2020

    10th Annual Our Community Salutes

    Join us as we honor area high school seniors who are enlisting to serve our great nation upon graduation this spring!

    Click here for details!

    Location

    Progressive Field, Cleveland OH

Recent News

9th Annual Our Community Salutes

NEOPAT, in conjunction with the Scott & Julie Mawaka Foundation, proudly presented the 9th annual Our Community Salutes event on May 5, 2019 at Progressive Field. The gathering serves as a way to honor and recognize the more than 500 courageous and patriotic young adults from Northeast Ohio who will serve the U.S. Armed Services after graduation and join the 1% of Americans who serve in uniform. Enlistees and their families were greeted on site by senior officials and recruiters from each military branch and participated in a pre-game parade on Progressive Field as well as a picnic lunch, before […]

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Modern Warrior Live

Modern Warrior Live Postcard

NEOPAT, in conjunction with Tri-C and Playhouse Square recently partnered with Modern Warrior Live for a moving performance by Jaymes Polling and Cleveland’s own Leon Bibb where they shared their personal stories about combat and the reintegration into the civilian community.  The mission of Modern Warrior LIVE is to build bridges between veteran and civilian communities through live performances, collaborative workshops, sharing veteran stories and discussion. Highlighting stories of Posttraumatic growth, Modern Warrior works to help destigmatize our veterans by focusing on the shared human experience, while providing hope and a deeper understanding across communities.

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Cleveland Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication

NEOPAT was honored to be a part of the planning and dedication for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on August 31 at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affair Medical Center along with the Hershel “Woody” Williams Foundation.  Located at the corner of East 105th Street and East Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio, the new Gold Star Monument is part of a campaign by Hershel “Woody” Williams to have similar markers places in communities across the country.  The Gold Star tradition started during World War I when families hung flags or banners bearing a blue star if a loved one was […]

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Keys to Progress

Keys to Progress

  NEOPAT is proud to partner with Progressive’s 6th annual Keys to Progress program as they give away four vehicles to deserving veterans in our area. Since 2013, Progressive has donated considerable time and resources to provide more than 500 veterans with reliable transportation so they can get back on the road and move forward in life.     As a company, Progressive sees the need in our communities to provide support to military men and women who may be facing tough circumstances in life – from difficult personal and family health needs, to excessive rent burdens, unemployment and even […]

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2018 Purple Heart Presentation to Corporal Ronald Potter

Ron Potter joined the Marine Corps in April 2001. After completing boot camp and the School of Infantry, he was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines and completed two deployments to Southeast Asia with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS Essex. In 2003, Ron was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, with which he deployed to Iraq in 2004 and participated in the 2nd Battle of Fallujah. He remained in the service for another deployment in 2005, this time near the Syrian border to help secure a free election for the Iraqi people. He received his […]

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Testimonials

To all the kind folks at NEOPAT, thank you for your generosity and Happy Holidays!

- LTC Ed Meade, Garrison Commander, Camp Ravenna JMTC