Franke Foundation Care & Share set for Saturday, December 2
The annual Franke Foundation Care & Share event is set for Saturday, December 2 at the La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street. Freedom Honor Flight is one of many participating organizations. Come from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to learn about our mission and volunteer opportunities. Donations are accepted and will be match by the Franke Foundation.
Flyover scheduled for UW-L football game Saturday, November 4
Freedom Honor Flight is sponsoring a flyover at the UW-La Crosse football game Saturday, November 4. The Eagles will host the UW-Stout Blue Devils at Veterans Memorial Field at 1 p.m.
Special Veterans Day recognition will also take place Saturday, November 4 as the UW-La Crosse football team hosts UW-Stout at Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. Pre-game events include a presentation of the American flag by the Eagle Battalion ROTC Color Guard, an aerial flyover, live playing of Echo Taps, a three-volley firearms salute and a moment of silence. Halftime will also include a patriotic salute by the Screaming Eagles Marching Band.
All current service members and veterans are invited to attend the UW-La Crosse/UW-Stout game for free. Free tickets will be available with a military ID on gameday at the box office at Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex. Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase discounted $4.00 tickets for those attending the game with current service members and veterans.
For more information, please visit UW-La Crosse Athletics.
Veterans Day Breakfast set for Saturday, November 11
Veterans and spouses are invited to the Seventh Annual Freedom Honor Flight Veterans Day Breakfast! Join us Saturday, November 11 at the UW-La Crosse Mitchell Hall Fieldhouse from 8-10 a.m. Park FREE in Lot C, across from Mitchell Hall, next to the stadium. This is one more way we can say, “Thank you for your service!” We look forward to seeing you!
Pancake Breakfast September 2
A pancake breakfast is set for Saturday, September 2 at the Stoddard American Legion. Come hungry from 7 to 11 a.m. All proceeds benefit Freedom Honor Flight.
Flight 20 Orientation set for August 27
Orientation for the September 16 flight will take place Sunday, August 27 at the La Crosse American Legion Post 52. We’re looking forward to the noon training session for all guardians, then orientation for veterans at 2 pm.