The first Veterans Day Pie Auction is in the books for Z-1570, and listener's pledged $1,407 to send World War II Veterans to see their war memorial in our nation's Capital. The money raised will go to fund the The Honor Flight Network, which is a non-profit organization created to honor America's Veterans for all of their sacrifices.
Ray Wiedle, local Honor Flight Chairman, says it costs $475 to sponsor a veteran.
According to recent statistics, we are losing World War II Veterans at the rate of around 700 per day. The Honor Flight Network will continue to raise funds to help our senior heroes travel free to Washington, DC. to visit their war memorials.