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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

2017 Muskegon CareAffaire, Saturday, June 10

2017 Muskegon CareAffaire, Saturday, June 10

Make plans now to attend the Annual Muskegon CareAffaire on Saturday, June 10 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:mboes@structuralconcepts.com if you would like to enter.

Dates Set For 2017 Summer Events

Dates Set For 2017 Summer Events

Mark your calendars now for our 2017 Summer Events:

A HUGE THANKYOU to our amazing volunteers who make these events possible.  If you would like to volunteer for an event, please call our office at 616.396.1077 and we will connect you with the coordinator in your area.

Even a bad day golfing is better than a good day at work…

Even a bad day golfing is better than a good day at work…

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 14.  Registration begins at 7:00 AM with an 8:00 AM shotgun start.  The format is a four person best ball scramble.  Lunch will be served after the event.  If you would like to attend, please fax or email your information to John Schreiber at john.schreiber@gerbercollision.com, 616.204.0398.

The 2016 Holland CareAffaire is this Saturday, August 27

The 2016 Holland CareAffaire is this Saturday, August 27

If you see vintage war birds flying over in formation Saturday morning, it’s to draw you out to West Michigan Regional Airport for our annual Runway 5K, Pancake Breakfast, and Fly-in. There is still time to register online for the Runway 5K at runsignup.com or show-up at 7AM on Saturday for same day registration.  All race packets can be picked up at the registration table any time after 7AM and the race will start promptly at 8AM. The Lions will serve their famous pancakes from 8 to Noon.  The cost for breakfast is just $6/person or $25 for a family of up to 6 people.  The EAA Young Eagles will start giving free plane rides to kids ages 8 to 17 at 8:30 AM.  Come early to register your children. Have you always wanted to go up in a helicopter, or a lear jet?  Or maybe you would like to meet some of our Wings of Mercy pilots and ride in a plane that has been used for our missions.  Helicopter, plane and lear jet rides will be available for an additional donation. Don’t miss this unique event.

Golf Anyone?

Golf Anyone?

Mark your calendars now for the 2016 Wings of Mercy Charity Golf Outing on Wednesday, September 14th.  This event is sponsored by Gerber Collision & Glass and is held at The Meadows Golf Course in Allendale. It’s a four person, best ball scramble with registration at 7:00 am, shotgun start at 8:00 am and lunch following the event.  Please contact John Schreiber at john.schreiber@gerbercollision.com or call 616-204-0398 if you would like to attend.  Please specify the number of golfers, names and company.

June 2017 Flight Log

6/1/2017 KEGV-KRST Chad L and Larry Fuerst Skyknight 6/2/2017 KRST-KEGV Timothy Brenner and Terry Lutz Cirrus 6/4/2017 KBIV-KFDK Vern Eliason and Robert Seidl Aztec 6/4/2017 KARR-KRST Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 6/5/2017 KRST-KARR Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson...

May 2017 Flight Log

5/8/2017 KMKG-KMSN Richard Terzo and John Olson Cessna 340 5/9/2017 KMSN-KMKG Richard Terzo and John Olson Cessna 340 5/9/2017 KANJ-KRST David Garland and Brett Milford Seneca 5/11/2017 KCMX-KARB Chad L and John Sorensen Skyknight 5/12/2017 KARB-KCMX Jerry Schmidt and...

April 2017 Flight Log

4/2/2017 KMKG-KRST John Olson and Richard Terzo Golden Eagle 4/4/2017 KRST-KGRR Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 4/4/2017 KGRR-KRST Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 4/4/2017 KMGY-KRST Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 4/7/2017 KRST-KGRR Nick Jilek...

March 2017 Flight Log

3/2/2017 KFDK-KBIV Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 3/2/2017 KMKG-KRST Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 3/2/2017 KARB-KOWD Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 3/3/2017 KRST-KMKG George Schraft and Larry Fuerst Cessna 310 3/6/2017 KRST-KMOP Chad L. and...

February 2017 Flight Log

2/3/2017 KARB-KCMX Timothy Brenner and Brett Milford Cirrus 2/5/2017 KPLN-KRST Vern Eliason and Robert Seidl Aztec 2/6/2017 KSAW-KARB George Schraft and Trip Harrington Cessna 310 2/8/2017 KARB-KSAW George Schraft and Trip Harrington Cessna 310 2/13/2017 KMKG-KRST Tim...

January 2017 Flight Log

1/1/2017 K77G-KPNE John Laws and Brett Milford Baron 1/3/2017 KMKE-KRST Gary Sage and Micah DeLeeuw Golden Eagle 1/7/2017 KPNE-K77G Drew Grooters and Larry Fuerst Chancellor 1/7/2017 KPLN-KRST Roland Betker and Jeff Priebe Cessna TTx 1/13/2017 KRST-KPLN Gary Sage and...

December 2016 Flight Log

12/1/2016 KMSN-KIWD Drew Grooters and Bill Klungle Chancellor 12/5/2016 KTVC-KRST Thomas Wilkoski and Jimmy Szajkovics Baron 12/10/2016 KRST-KTVC Gary Sage and Donald Stein Golden Eagle 12/12/2016 KCMX-KARB Ryan Veenstra and Ray Chester Socata 12/13/2016 KANJ-KARB Tim...

November 2016 Flight Log

11/1/2016 KMKG-KRST George Schraft and Matthew Tingley Cessna 310 11/3/2016 KUES-KSEF Thomas Wilkoski and Jimmy Szajkovics Baron 11/3/2016 KHOU-KPTK Tim Fino and Slav Inger Seneca 11/3/2016 KCMX-KARB Mike Miller and Larry Fuerst Baron 11/4/2016 KBIV-KBKL Chad L. and...

October 2016 Flight Log

10/4/2016 KMKG-KBHM Drew Grooters and Larry Fuerst Chancellor 10/4/2016 KFNT-KRST Chad L. and Jeff Thomas Skyknight 10/5/2016 KCMX-KARB Don Mertke and Timothy Brenner Cirrus 10/6/2016 KRST-KFNT Chad L. and Larry Fuers Skyknight 10/6/2016 KBHM-KMKG Drew Grooters and...

September 2016 Flight Log

9/1/2016 KFDK-KGRR Ray Chester and Ryan Veenstra Socata 9/7/2016 KCMX-KARB Mike Miller and Christopher Gottwald Baron 9/13/2016 KARB-KCMX Nick Jilek and Mark Nelson Merlin IIIB 9/13/2016 KMKG-KRST Chris Faircloth and Larry Fuerst Comanche 9/14/2016 KLDM-KMSN Kevin...

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