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NOCO sponsoring Thunder of Niagara Air Show

by jmaloni

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Mon, Jul 6th 2015 11:30 am

NOCO announced today its $15,000 contribution to support the Thunder of Niagara Air Show, to be held July 18-19 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

Presented by the 914th Airlift Wing, the 107th Airlift Wing and the Niagara Military Affairs Council, the Thunder of Niagara Air Show is free to the public with gates opening at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday of the show.

"Thunder of Niagara Air Show is a tremendous opportunity to create awareness and remind local residents about the economic importance of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to the Western New York community," NOCO President James D. Newman said. "NOCO is excited to be a part of this fun-filled family event that inspires patriotism and showcases our country's service men and women."

Performers at Thunder of Niagara Air Show include the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, the United States Army Parachute Team (aka the Golden Knights), the Wounded Warrior Flight Team - L-39 and the United States Marine Corps. AV-8B Harrier, among others. Additional event details can be found at thunderofniagara.com.

Air Show Co-Chairman Bill Wagner said, "This year's theme is 'A Salute to Western New York,' so it's only fitting to have a great local company like NOCO back again as a major sponsor. We cannot put on a show of this magnitude without the help of the business community and we certainly appreciate NOCO's support year after year."

The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is the last U.S. Air Force Installation in the State of New York and the largest federal facility in the region. The station is home to the 914th Airlift Wing and the 107th Airlift Wing. The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station also houses the 2nd Squadron 101 Calvary, 865th Combat Support Hospital, 1982 Forward Surgical Team, 277th Quartermasters Corp and the Buffalo Military Entrance Processing Station.

Serving the Western New York community for more than 80 years, family-owned and locally operated NOCO is headquartered in Tonawanda. NOCO offers a full line of products and services, including natural gas, electricity, propane, heating oil, HVAC sales and service, commercial fuels and industrial lubricants. The company also operates 36 NOCO Express convenience stores throughout the region.

For more information, visit www.noco.com.

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