Mike Rowe's Returning The Favor: Raising the Roughriders


48 years ago, Bryan put on a uniform and went beyond the call of duty in a place called Vietnam. When he came home, he put on a different uniform, and served the people of Long Island faithfully and well as a New York cop. Today, Bryan’s uniforms are packed away. But his need to serve is alive and well.

Meet the amazing group of people Bryan has chosen to serve, and watch as the crew and I once again attempt to return the favor.

You’re gonna like the way you feel. I guarantee it.


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The RoughRiders have won 18 championships in 39 tournaments played

since 2004, also capturing 6 Silver and 10 Bronze medals in  that time span. 

January 30, 2016- Summit employees took to the ice to battle the Long Island RoughRiders sled hockey team. The annual event benefits Long Island Sled Hockey Inc., a non-profit organization that gives physically or mentally handicapped athletes—including military veterans—the chance to compete in the fast-paced sport. Join us in video coverage of this year’s match, see who won the coveted Summit Cup, and learn why Summit considers such community events so important to its overall mission.


NHL Players Association Presentation to LI Sled Hockey 2014


"Dear Bryan,


A few of our members have a message for you.  Please review the attached video before reading the rest of the email. 


On behalf of the rest of the members of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), it is my pleasure to inform you that the Long Island Sledge Hockey Program will receive 15 sets of equipment (15 skater sets and sleds) from the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund. This donation is worth approximately $20,000 – an amount NHLPA Members are proud to invest in this program because of your commitment to helping children participate in the great sport of sledge hockey."




Verizon Fios One, reporter Jessica Fragoso, filmed at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage on January 21st, 2014. The segment aired as part of the Verizon Fios One "Heroes On Our Island" segment.



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