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American Legion Post 20

Bland, Virginia

Honor Flight 2015

Free Community Film Presentation
Saturday April 11, 2015
Wytheville Community College
Grayson Hall-Snyder Auditorium

As the coordinator of the We Honor Veterans Program with Hospice of Southwest Virginia, I wish to share an upcoming opportunity with our local American Legion members.

We have partnered with the Student Veterans Association at WCC to host Honor Flight: The Movie.

This film is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial constructed for them in 2005, nearly 60 years after the War. The trips are called "Honor Flights" and for the veterans, who are in their late 80s and 90s, it's often the first time they've been thanked and the last trip of their lives. The 24-hour journey is full of surprises that deeply move all who are involved.

We will host this FREE movie event on Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm at Wytheville Community College, Grayson Hall-Snyder Auditorium. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED for entry, as we have limited seating, but are FREE to the community. We are asking that individuals bring a donation for the college food pantry as an alternative to admission fees.

I have attached the flyer for the movie for your review and request that you also share this with other Legion members and other veterans in our community. We hope that you will join us for this presentation to honor and remember our veterans!

If you would like for me or one of our veteran representatives to present this opportunity to your Legion members prior to this event, please contact me at the number below. You may also contact me for tickets!

Thank you for your service to our country and for sharing this opportunity!

Jennifer Dempsey Greer, LCSW
Bereavement & Volunteer Coordinator
Hospice of Southwest Virginia
600 West Ridge Road
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-1710