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Wings of Mercy FunDay and Runway 5k, Saturday, July 14th

Wings of Mercy FunDay and Runway 5k, Saturday, July 14th

Our next exciting summer event is the Wings of Mercy FunDay and Runway 5K on Saturday, July 14 at Campbell Airport in Grayslake IL.  You can register online for the Lake County Runway 5K by clicking here. Same day registration will be available at 7 AM with the race starting at 8 AM. After that, stick around for a cookout lunch (included with your race registration) served from 10 AM to 3 PM and lots of family fun activities including an airplane and car show, silent auction, pet adoption, police and homeland security dog shows, hayrides, and many more fun activities. Admission for non-racers is just $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 & under and includes choice of hamburger or hotdog with chips and a drink. For more information, visit www.campbell-airport.com and click on the Runway 5k logo.

Dates Set For 2018 Wings Events

Dates Set For 2018 Wings Events

Mark your calendars now for our 2018 summer events.

Muskegon CareAffaire – Pancake Breakfast and Fly-in
Saturday, June 9 – 8 AM to Noon
Run for Wings 5k Walk/Run – 8 AM Start
Online race registration – https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Muskegon/RunForWings5K
Executive Air Transport, Muskegon Co. Airport (KMKG)

Wings of Mercy Fun Day
Saturday, July 14, Lunch Served – 10 AM to 2 PM
Lake County Runway 5k – 8 AM Start
Online race registration – https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Grayslake/LakeCountyRunway5KWalkRace
Campbell Airport, Grayslake, IL (KC81)

Holland CareAffaire Pancake Breakfast and Fly-in
Saturday, August 25 – 8 AM to Noon
Wings of Mercy West Runway 5k – 8 AM Start
Online race registration – https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/WingsofMercyRunway5K
Tulip City Air, West Michigan Regional Airport (KBIV)

 

Giving Wings on Giving Tuesday

Giving Wings on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28th, is your opportunity to focus your holiday generosity on the good work being accomplished by charitable organizations. You can help our pilots offer free flights to those in need with an online donation to Wings of Mercy on the 28th, or any other day of the year.  We provide $3 dollars worth of service for every $1 donated; that is a great return on your investment!    Just visit the Miles that Matter page on our website and make a donation today.

2017 Holland CareAffaire on Saturday, August 26th

2017 Holland CareAffaire on Saturday, August 26th

Please join us for the 2017 Holland CareAffaire on Saturday, August 26th from 8:00 AM to Noon at  Tulip City Air Service, West Michigan Regional Airport.  This fun filled day begins with the Wings of Mercy Runway 5K.  Discounted online registration is still available at https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Holland/WingsofMercyRunway5K.  Same day registration and packet pick up will start at 7:00 AM on the 26th. The Holland Lions will have their delicious pancake breakfast available from 8 to Noon.  The Young Eagles free plane rides for kids ages 8-17 will start at 8:30 with registration available on a first come first served basis.  We will also have classic cars and vintage aircraft on display along with plane and helicopter rides for an additional donation. Please join us for this wonderful family event and support a great cause!

Time to Register for the West Michigan Runway 5K

Time to Register for the West Michigan Runway 5K

The 4th annual West Michigan Wings of Mercy Runway 5K is set for Saturday, August 26 at the West Michigan Regional Airport.  The race starts at 8:00 AM sharp.  Register online at runsignup.com.  Packet pick up and same day registration start at 7:00 AM on 26th.  Your registration fee includes a pancake breakfast at the Holland CareAffaire immediately after the race. Please join us for this one of a kind 5K and support a great cause. 

3rd Annual Wings of Mercy FunDay, Saturday, July 15

3rd Annual Wings of Mercy FunDay, Saturday, July 15

Our amazing Chicagoland volunteers are hard at work preparing for the 2017 Wings of Mercy FunDay to be held on Saturday, July 15 at Campbell Airport near Grayslake, IL.  The event starts at 8:00 AM with the Lake County Runway 5K; online registration available at runsignup.com.  Lunch will be served from 10AM to 2PM.  Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 & under and includes your choice of hotdog or hamburger and access to the Airplane and Car Show, Silent Auction, Pet Adoption, Sailor the Dog Show, and many more fun, family activities.

For directions to Campbell Airport click here.  Online registration for Runway 5K click here.

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017- Muskegon Run For Wings 5K Walk/Run

Saturday, June 10, 2017- Muskegon Run For Wings 5K Walk/Run

Register now for the 12th Annual Run for Wings 5K Walk/Run to be held on Saturday, June 10 at Executive Air Transport, Muskegon Co. Airport.  The flat, fast course and chip timing make this a great run for first timers or those who want to get a personal best time. The registration fee includes a race t-shirt and pancake breakfast at the Muskegon CareAffaire.  Register online at www.runforwings.org

June 2018 Flight Log

6/2/2018 KBIV-KHOU Tim Fino and Slav Inger Seneca 6/5/2018 KCVX-KARB Thomas Snow and Jerry Schmidt Archer 6/10/2018 KMKG-KRST John Olson and Richard Terzo Golden Eagle 6/10/2018 KMKG-KRST John Olson and Richard Terzo Golden Eagle 6/11/2018 KRST-KMKG John Olson and...

May 2018 Flight Log

5/2/2018 KGRR-KRST George Schraft and Timothy Brenner Cessna 310 5/4/2018 KRST-KGRR George Schraft and Larry Fuerst Cessna 310 5/6/2018 KMKG-KRST Joshua Feldkamp and Jason Binkowski Cessna 340 5/7/2018 KRST-KMKG Mike Miller and Christopher Gottwald Meridian 5/7/2018...

April 2018 Flight Log

4/8/2018 KFNT-KRST Timothy Brenner and Terry Lutz Cirrus 4/10/2018 KTVC-KARB George Schraft and Frank Clark Cessna 310 4/10/2018 KSAW-KARB Chad L and Larry Fuerst Skyknight 4/12/2018 KRST-KFNT Chad L and Larry Fuerst Skyknight 4/12/2018 KARB-KTVC George Schraft...

March 2018 Flight Log

3/2/2018 KARB-KCMX George Schraft and Larry Fuerst Cessna 310 3/3/2018 KLNS-KBEH Roland Betker and Milford Russell Eclipse 500 LX 3/7/2018 KGRR-KSYR Bob VandenBerge and John Workman Chancellor 3/10/2018 KRST-KTVC Roland Betker Jeff Priebe and Eclipse 500 LX 3/10/2018...

February 2017 Flight Log

2/2/2018 KRST-KTVC Richard Terzo and John Olson Cessna 340 2/2/2018 KBOS-KBIV Bob VandenBerge and Larry Fuerst Citation 2/2/2018 KBIV-KRST Richard Terzo and John Olson Cessna 340 2/11/2018 KRST-KBIV Nick Jilek and Kevin Nelson Merlin IIIB 2/13/2018 KARB-KSAW Scott...

January 2018 Flight Log

1/2/2018 KBIV-KTEB Bob VandenBerge and John Van Baren Citation 1/4/2018 KTVC-KARB George Schraft and Frank Clark Cessna 310 1/6/2018 KARB-KTVC George Schraft and Frank Clark Cessna 310 1/7/2018 KTVC-KRST Jason Morford and Don Brandes Conquest 1/9/2018 KGRR-KONZ Ryan...

December 2017 Flight Log

12/2/2017 KRST-KBIV Roland Betker and Richard Klassen Eclipse 500 LX 12/3/2017 KPLN-KRST Roland Betker and Jeff Priebe Eclipse 500 LX 12/5/2017 KEGV-KRST Timothy Brenner and Terry Lutz Cirrus 12/7/2017 KRST-KEGV George Schraft and Kirksey Hagan Cessna 310 12/9/2017...

November 2017 Flight Log

11/2/2017 KRST-KPLN Roland Betker and Larry Fuerst 500 LX 11/4/2017 KMKG-KRST Bill Klungle and John Workman Chancellor 11/7/2017 KGRR-KONZ Ray Chester and Ryan Veenstra Socata 11/11/2017 KRST-KMKG Roland Betker and Jeff Priebe 500 LX 11/11/2017 KMKG-KRST Roland...

October 2017 Flight Log

10/1/2017 KRST-KMBS Richard Terzo and John OlsonCessna 340 10/3/2017 KMKG-KRST Chad L and Larry Fuerst Skyknight 10/6/2017 KRST-KBIV John Laws and Larry Fuerst Baron 10/9/2017 KTVC-KRST Ryan Veenstra and Ray Chester Socata 10/11/2017 KGRR-KAXN Nick Jilek and Mark...

September 2017 Flight Log

9/1/2017 KFDK-KGRR Ryan Veenstra and Ray Chester Socata 9/1/2017 KPNE-KFNT Richard Terzo and John Olson Cessna 340 9/7/2017 KPLN-KRST Chad L and Larry Fuerst Skyknight 9/8/2017 KRST-KPLN Jerry Baarman and Kevin Jarchow Centurian 9/10/2017 KMKG-KRST Roland Betker and...

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