Albany, N.Y. – As an expression of appreciation for the sacrifices of active duty service members, veterans and their families, Tully Rinckey PLLC and Hannaford Supermarkets yesterday provided more than 300 free turkeys to active duty and retired military personnel through the ninth annual “Turkeys for Veterans” program.
Officials from Tully Rinckey PLLC and Hannaford Supermarkets hand delivered approximately 3,600 pounds of turkey to active duty service members and veterans at the law firm’s headquarters at 441 New Karner Road in Albany on Tuesday, November 21.
This Thanksgiving marks the ninth year for the “Turkeys for Veterans” program, which was launched by Tully Rinckey PLLC in 2009. Since its inception, the program has provided the Thanksgiving centerpiece for the family members of more than 1,300 active duty and retired military personnel in the greater Capital Region.
“As we give thanks for our own good fortune this holiday, we can’t help but to reflect upon the great sacrifices made by the men and women who have stood up to defend our country. The Turkeys for Veterans program has become a tradition that we look forward to all year and is our way of thanking veterans and their families who support them,” said Tully Rinckey PLLC Founding Partner and U.S. Army veteran Greg T. Rinckey.
“All of us at Hannaford are honored to once again offer a sense of comfort, home and warmth to those who so selflessly dedicate their lives to serving our country. This event has become a Thanksgiving tradition we look forward to each year,” said Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Brian Fabre.
Tully Rinckey PLLC has a long-standing record of service with the military. Throughout its ten offices, the firm employs 60 attorneys, many of whom are veterans of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy, including the firm’s founding partners, Mathew B. Tully, Esq. and Greg T. Rinckey, Esq.
Tully is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Army National Guard who received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service in Afghanistan. As a civilian attorney, he has won numerous landmark decisions protecting veterans’ rights, especially those pertaining to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Rinckey is a former active duty Army JAG who currently represents service members worldwide in a variety of military law issues.
Tully Rinckey PLLC is a full-service law firm with offices nationwide. The firm is nationally recognized for its legal work in military law and is one of the Capital Region’s largest full-service firms with attorneys practicing corporate law, litigation, labor and employment, real estate, estate planning, family & matrimonial law and criminal defense among other practice areas.
Tully Rinckey PLLC is a multi-state law firm dedicated to providing quality legal representation and customer service to individuals, families and businesses throughout New York’s Western, Central, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Capital, and Hudson Valley Regions. The team of attorneys, paralegals, and professionals helps clients in a wide range of practice areas. The firm maintains a web site www.tullylegal.com with additional information about its attorneys, achievements, and news stories involving the firm’s work.
Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 181 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Hannaford employs more than 27,000 associates. Additional information can be found at www.hannaford.com.