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HONOR FLIGHT 2022
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY
OREGON HONOR FLIGHT
September 30, 2022
Carl Middleton of Florence Elks Lodge #1858 had the honor of participating in the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We are so proud of him! Carl's daughter Denise Champagne, Florence Elks Lodge's secretary accompanied him and other fortunate Veterans on this wonderful excursion.
For information on the Honor Flight, click on the link at the bottom of this page.
HONOR FLIGHT LUNCHEON
July 19, 2022
Hosted by FLORENCE ELKS LODGE #1858, the luncheon was quite a success. With a generous donation of $1200.00 from the Ladies of Elks, the event raised over $2300.00, with all of the proceeds & donations going to the Honor Flight Network.
Donatons are encouraged - Contact Jerry Hernandez.)
Pictured above: Ed Bock (kneeling),
Mike Pungercar, Jim Swant, Linda Sylvester, Shirley Hornback, Joyce Middleton, Dan Buckwalls and Jerry Hernandez (left to right).
Honor Flight May 16, 2022
Band of Brothers hosted Ed Bock, Executive Director of the South Willamette Valley Honor Flight, honoring our veterans for their service & sacrifice. They offer Honor Flights to eligible veterans living in Lane, Lincoln, Linn & Benton Counties. To date, the Honor Flight has made 18 Honor Flights with 814 veterans. They have sent 49 veterans to Washington DC to experience their memorials in 2022, including Florence Elks own
Steve Sylvestor, Gary Vawter, Chuck Pennington & his wife Terri.
Pictured above are some of the many veterans that have been on the Honor Flight. Veterans who served ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, between the beginning of World War II and the end of the Vietnam War (12/7/41 to 5/7/75) are encouraged to sign up for the flight.
For more information, contact Florence Elks Jerry Hernandez or South Willamette Valley Honor Flight Executive Director Ed Bock @541-979-3485.
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