Antioch and Zion Culver's Proceeds to Support "Honor Flight" on May 19

Over 160 Culver’s restaurants across the country will participate in a fundraiser for their local Honor Flight on Tuesday, May 19. Local Culver's in Antioch and Zion will donate 10% of their sales to Honor Flight on that day.

Honor Flight is a non-profit group created to honor America’s veterans by transporting them to Washington D.C to visit their war memorials. The Honor flight network gives top priority to senior veterans such as World War II survivors and those terminally ill who fought in later conflicts.

Lake County Honor Flight's Program Director, Paula Carballido brought the program to Lake County in 2012. As the president of the Exchange Club of North Chicago, one of her duties was to participate in the Exchange Club's Americanism program, the board had an idea of taking veterans to Washington D.C. to visit their memorials-not knowing that Honor Flight actually existed. Through her as well as her team's dedication and research, they found that there existed a non-for-profit service that did just that. It was then that Paula and her team began to establish this very important Honor Flight hub in Lake County. Since then, they have taken 3 trips to Washington D.C. and have taken a total of 36 veterans in the last two years. All of whom have served in the Vietnam, Korean and WWII conflicts. Currently, there are 42 states that have Honor Flight hubs and there is a total of 133 hubs across the United States.

Locations:
Culver's in Antioch
451 E. Route 173
Antioch, IL 60002
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

Culver's in Zion
3335 Sheridan Rd.
Zion, IL 60099
10:00 am - 10:00 pm