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Make plans now to attend the 2019 Holland CareAffaire and Runway 5K on Saturday, August 17. You don’t want to miss this day of fun for the whole family at Tulip City Air, West Michigan Regional Airport, in beautiful Holland Michigan.
Registration is now open for the West Michigan Runway 5K at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Holland/WingsofMercyRunway5K
Car Show featuring the Vintage Car Club of Holland.
Pancake Breakfast starts at 8:00 AM, just $6/person or $25 for a family of 6.
Free flights with the Young Eagles First Flight Experience for kids 8 to 17, parent or guardian must be present to sign registration form.
Make and Take plastic models.
Come join the fun!
Time & Location
July 13, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Campbell Airport, 22733 W Townline Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030, USA
2019 Lake County Runway 5K – Sign up online at https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Grayslake/LakeCountyRunway5KWalkRace
Same Day Registration starts at 7:00 AM
Family FunDay activities begin at 10:00 AM and include:
• Lunch (Choice of one hamburger or hot dog, chips, corn and a drink)
• Airplane, Cars, Jeep and Tractors Show
• Silent Auction & Raffles
• Police dog shows
• Climb on/in Fire Trucks & Police cars
• Helicopter and airplane rides at an additional charge
• Children’s games and much more fun
Please click here to visit the Campbell Airport Website for advanced ticket sales and VIP Passes.
All proceeds to benefit those served by Wings of Mercy, Inc.
You are invited to join the Fruitport Eagles for the 2019 Chris Boes Memorial Ride on Saturday, June 8. The cost for the Poker Run is just $10.00 and includes a Pancake Breakfast at the Muskegon CareAffaire. The schedule for the day goes as follows:
Date: June 8, 2019
Registration and First Card
4814 Grand Haven Rd
Norton Shores, MI 49441
Ride to the Muskegon County Airport
Wings of Mercy CareAffaire
Parade Inside the Gates
New – Bike Show at Airport, Judging for Stock, Modified, and Customs
Presented by Open Throttle Customs
11:00 AM – Depart
Wright Tavern – Conklin
Rum Runners – Ravenna
M-46 Tavern – Muskegon
Final Stop – Fruitport Eagles
3354 Dangl, Muskegon, MI 49444
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Benefit Dinner for Wings of Mercy
Hosted by Fruitport Eagles F.O.E. 3666
Live Auction 5:00
Horseshoe Tournament at Fruitport Eagles, Registration @12:00
Play starts at 1:00 PM. Draw for partners.
Live Music by EYES 12
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Make plans now to attend the Annual Muskegon CareAffaire on Saturday, June 8 at Executive Air Transport, Muskegon County Airport. Our volunteers are working tirelessly to bring you a one of a kind event. Sign up now for the Run For Wings 5K Walk/Run at http://runforwings.org/. The Muskegon Host Lions will be cooking their famous Pancake Breakfast starting at 8:00 and ending at noon. There will also be a Classic Car Show with prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and People’s Choice. Contact Matt Boes at mailto:email@example.com if you would like to enter. And don’t forget the Chris Boes Memorial Ride, contact John Boes at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Click here to register for the inaugural edition of the TVC5K Run The Runway at the Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City. All proceeds from this event will go to Wings of Mercy West Michigan and Good Will Northern Michigan.
Especially if you are golfing for a great cause. There is still time to register for the Wings of Mercy Charity Golf Outing sponsored by Gerber Collision and Glass. This annual event will be held at The Meadows Golf Course in Allendale on Wednesday, September 12th. Registration begins at 7:30 AM with an 8:30 AM shotgun start. The format is a four person best ball scramble. Lunch will be served after the event. If you would like to sponsor and/or attend, please fax or email your information to John Schreiber at email@example.com, 616.204.0398. You can register online at https://www.gerbercollision.com/golf-tournament.
Make plans now to attend the 2018 Holland CareAffaire and Wings of Mercy Runway 5K. You can register for the 5k online at runsignup.com. Kids ages 8 -17 can experience their first flight with the EAA Young Eagles. Registration for Young Eagles flights starts at 8:00 and a parent or guardian must be present to sign a waiver. Breakfast will be prepared by the Holland Lions and served from 8AM to Noon. The cost for breakfast is just $6/person, $25 for a family of up to 6 people. Don’t miss the Vintage Car Club of Holland, the Hooligans Flight Team, model making with the West Michigan International Plastic Model Society and much, much more.
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.
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)
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.
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