Silver Hawks to Help Veteran's Take Flight

By South Bend Silver Hawks | May 23, 2013 5:50 AM

Join your Silver Hawks Thursday, June 6 for a special showing of Honor Flight on the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Honor Flight is a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to provide them a trip to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004.

The gates will open at 6:00pm and the movie will begin at 7:00pm on the scoreboard. During the event there will be military vehicles onsite and a military flyby featuring WII planes. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased online www.SilverHawks.com , look for the Honor Flight info the home page. Tickets may also be purchased through the Box Office, in person and over the phone 574-235-9988, Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm. Parking will be free for the event and concessions will be open.

Proceeds from the event will aid in sending veterans from the Michiana area to the memorial in Washington, D.C. The Honor Flight Network is a nonprofit organization, with 117 hubs across the United States, which has flown over 100,000 veterans to Washington, D.C. for more information on the non-profit visit www.honorflight.org  .

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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