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NASCAR Autographed Bear Auction

TheĀ 2/2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team 2-1 Infantry Tribute Bear Fundraiser is now underway!

Click here for complete eBay listing of NASCAR Autographed Teddy Bears Up For Auction Now!

My human-owner SPC Benjamin Jeffrey is currently deployed to Afghanistan and we are now raising money to deploy a Build-A-Bear Workshop teddy bear to every child and family member of our “Fallen Heroes” from SPC Jeffrey’s Fort Lewis Army Infantry Brigade serving in Afghanistan during this deployment.

These Army outfitted teddy bears were signed by NASCAR drivers at the 2012 Finger Lakes 355 race at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY. Two of the bears were signed by Lyn St. James and Molly Saleen.

Click the links below and place your bid on eBay on the bears now up for auction!

  1. Carl Edwards – Signed the teddy bear on Saturday, August 11, the same day he won the Nationwide race!
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  3. Greg Biffle
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Matt Kenseth
  6. Ryan Newman
  7. Motor Racing Network Announcers
  8. NASCAR Drivers in the Finger Lakes 355 Race – This bear is signed by almost all the drivers who competed in the race! Marcos Ambrose autograph – the winner of the Finger Lakes 355 – is very prominent on the General Sarge t-shirt the bear is wearing!
  9. Lyn St. James – Won the Indy 500 Rookie Award the first time she raced in the Indy 500.
  10. Molly Saleen – Daughter of race car driver and designer of the Mustang Saleen!

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Spread the word, tell your friends and support a great cause as we raise money to deploy teddy bears to the families of Fallen Heroes.

Thanks for your support and two paws up!
General Sarge

102212: Military Salute

Military Salute – SA Jessica Salter
Monday, October 22, 2012

Welcome to Monday and welcome to another great day for a military salute. Today the salute is slightly different. Instead of saluting a military child we are saluting a young woman who was nominated by her mother as she recently reported for duty with the U.S. Navy!

102212 Military Monday Salute - Navy SA Salter

Military Monday Salute - Navy SA Salter

Please say hello to SA Jessica Salter. Jessica is currently a Seaman Apprentice – that’s what the SA stands for – serving with the Navy in San Diego.

We met Jessica’s Mom at a recent event we did with the local American Red Cross Chapter. It was a great gathering of military families with all kinds of military family support organizations in attendance too.

Jessica’s Mom was quite interested in the fact that my human-owner is currently deployed to Afghanistan and that not only was I his first teddy bear, but that he also has a teddy bear with him in Afghanistan keeping him company too! She quickly nominated her daughter for our salute! On the nomination form Jessica’s Mom wrote; “Jessica has a twin sister named Julie. She’s 19 years old and attended Lyons High School in Lyons, New York. Jessica was also a cheerleader and has a great personality”. Jessica’s sister said she’s very proud of her twin-sister too.

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