Land of Lincoln Honor Flight annual
meeting set for January 16 in Springfield
Open to the public
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[January 14, 2016]
- Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) of Springfield, will hold its
annual meeting on Saturday, January 16th, at Lakeside Christian
Churchís hall, 225 Toronto Road (I-55 Exit 100 West) in Springfield,
to discuss the past and upcoming flight years.
Beginning at 1:00 p.m., the meeting is open to the public,
including veterans, guardian escorts, volunteers and supporters of
A review of the previous seasonís 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 LLHF is asking all
to help sign up 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 - anyone enlisted by December 31, 1946;
- Korean War Era - anyone enlisted between January 1, 1947,
and December 31, 1957,
- then Vietnam War Era - anyone enlisted between January 1,
1958, and May 7, 1975.
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Land of Lincoln Honor Flight is a 501(c)3 non-profit, receiving
no federal, state or county funding. It is able to fly Veterans on
their Honor Flight through the generous donations, sponsorships,
fundraising and efforts of many individuals, businesses and
For more information about the Honor Flight mission, to obtain a
Veteran or Guardian application, arrange a speaker for your
organization, or make a donation to LLHF, please visit the official
website at LandofLincoln HonorFlight.org or contact John Dust,
marketing/media volunteer, at
or cell 309-339-0227.
[John Dust, Land of Lincoln Honor