SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A private organization that arranges trips for veterans to the national World War II memorial in Washington DC, is raising money to continue that mission.
Honor Flight of the Ozarks will host an annual dinner and auction August 23, to help pay the costs of flying veterans to the nation’s capitol.
The flights are free to all WWII, Korean and terminally ill veterans from any era.
The dinner and auction is Saturday, August 23 at The Tower Club in Springfield. A silent auction starts at 6:30 with dinner at 7:30 and a live auction at 8:30. Find out more from the flyer attached above.
Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) will be a guest live auctioneer and State Sen. Bob Dixon (R) is master of ceremonies.
Springfield, Missouri is one of the 127 hubs in the nationwide Honor Flight Network.