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If you or someone you know might be interested in taking part in the annual Honor Flight, there is an informational meeting later this month in Springfield you won't want to miss.

 width=Land of Lincoln Honor Flight is holding their annual meeting on Saturday, January 16th, at Lakeside Christian Church’s hall, located at 225 Toronto Road (I-55 Exit 100 West) in Springfield IL at 1:00 PM.

The meeting is for veterans, guardian escorts, volunteers and supporters of LLHF.

A review of the previous season’s six flights, financials and statistics will be presented, as well as announcements of changes, events, training and more.
Updates on the current Waiting List and scheduled flights for 2016 will also be given. A short video summary will also be shown and a raffle, door prizes and light refreshments will be provided.

Veteran applications continue to be accepted and is seeking any eligible veterans that have not had their Honor Flight, especially our more elderly ones.

Veterans are offered a flight in the order their application is received, with priority given in the following sequence: World War II, Korean War Era then Vietnam War Era.

Honor Flights are availbe thanks to the generous donations, sponsorships, fund raising and efforts of many individuals, businesses and organizations.

For more information on the Honor Flight mission, to obtain a Veteran or Guardian application, arrange a speaker to your organization, or make a donation to LLHF, please visit the official web site at LandofLincolnHonorFlight.org or contact John Dust via email at HonorFlightGuy@aol.com or by calling 309-339-0227.

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