A Southern Sangamon County business is giving money to ensure veterans get a chance to visit and be honored at the nation’s capital.
Springfield Plastics, Inc. of Auburn donated $2,000 to the Lincoln Land Honor Flight. Springfield Plastics’ Wesley Foreman, Andrea Schroll, and Steve Harbour presented the check to Joan Bortolon, President of the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight program, on October 25th.
Lincoln Land Honor Flight had 5 flights this year. More flights are being planned for next year. The volunteer operation takes 30 or more veterans on each flight from Springfield to Washington D.C.
Applications for an honor flight can be found at the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight website by email at JMB4604@aol.com or by calling (217)-585-1219 or (217) 652-4719.