DuPage Veterans Foundation is excited to announce its 8th annual Honor Flight Fundraiser starting at 11am Saturday, May 4th, 2019 in the Calamos Hanger located at the at the DuPage County Airport. Advance tickets are $30 per person or $40 at the door.
As in the past, The Foundation fundraiser is scheduled for a display of incredible vintage war planes and other WWII era vehicles. The event starts with the presentation of the colors and a recognition of all of branches of the service. A catered buffet lunch with the Veterans is served at noon featuring Barb-B-Q and Italian food lines. This will be followed by a rousing patriotic program that includes NFD Highland Guard Bagpipers, Naperville Big Band plus a headline performance of popular and patriotic songs of the era.
Last year’s event had in excess of 1,000 attendees,
including over 100 WWII and Korean Era Veterans who were honored at the event for their dedication and service to our country. Net proceeds from that event and all previous five fundraisers have been donated to Honor Flight Chicago. To date, The Foundation has donated over $300,000 to Honor Flight. See www.honorflightchicago.org/ for information on this organization.
If you would like more information, want to purchase tickets or donate to the fundraiser, you can do so here
If you are a WWII or Korean veteran or are accompanying a veteran who served in either or both wars, please take a moment to fill out our Roll Call Form. We will be honoring these veterans at the event by name.
If you need to contact us, our eMail is: email@example.com. Lastly, if you know any WWII or Korean Veterans PLEASE encourage them to attend, as their admission is and has always been…… FREE!