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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.

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