The tournament helps fund an annual trip that takes 100 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. to be able to visit the memorial to their service.
south plains honor flight
On the 70th anniversary of the historic event that changed the world, Tom and Laura had the opportunity to talk to retired First Class Seaman Harold Schultz about his experiences in the Normandy D-Day landings.
Chick-fil-A at 69th and Slide will provide a check totaling 20 percent of the group sales at the end of the evening to the South Plains Honor Flight.
The Texas South Plains Honor Flight will fly U.S. military veterans, particularly those from World War II and Korea, to Washington, D.C. for them to see monuments to their efforts and other national venues.
The film focuses on the efforts of community volunteers to raise funds for an “honor flight” and the results, as a group of World War II veterans go on an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. to see the monuments erected to honor their military achievements and efforts.
The South Plains Honor Flight pays all expenses for the veterans, so volunteers are currently working to raise almost $200,000 needed to underwrite the event.
The concert is “Honoring our Military: An Evening with Ronan Tynan,” and will feature a special presentation to the South Plains Honor Flight program.
Hour-long flights on the plane are being offered for $425, and proceeds go to benefit the inaugural South Plains Honor Flight.
Area residents will have the opportunity to take hour-long rides on the plane, and a portion of the cost will go to benefit the inaugural South Plains Honor Flight.