Author Archives: Evan Youngblood

SI Made 2019

Mark your calendars! Come see how we have it made in Southern Illinois during the “Southern Illinois Made Expo” on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 at The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion. Proceeds from this event will benefit Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. For application information, please visit simade.org

Chef Clash in the Arena

Date: June 1, 2019; 6pm – 9pm Location: SIU Arena, Carbondale We need sponsors for this event. If you’re interested in a sponsorship, email james@veteranshonorflight.org Visit the Facebook Event Page Chef registration is not yet open.  

Vogler Ford-Lincoln Donates to VHF

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois wishes to thank the Vogler Motor Company for its generous contribution to Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. On Saturday October 20th, Vogler hosted a test drive campaign where each test drive given generated a donation to Veterans Honor Flight through the Lincoln Driven to Give Program. Vogler Sales […]

Veterans Honor Flight Thanks 300+ Volunteers For Their Help During Welcome Home

The 4 th Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will depart Veterans Airport in Marion on Tuesday, October 16. While they are away, volunteers will be busy preparing for the Welcome Home event. “For Flight #1, we had three volunteers. The outpouring of support from the public was incredible, but we learned we needed more […]

Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for Oct. 16 welcoming home ceremony Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the Oct. 16 welcoming home event in […]

Flight 4 Deadlines

Veteran Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Training: Sat. September 15, 2018 Veteran Medical Evaluations: Sat. September 29, 2018

VHF Announces 4th Flight Honoring Veterans

“It’s nothing short of amazing to be able to announce this…” Chairman Bryan Questelle stated as he announced Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will make it’s fourth flight to Washington D.C. this fall honoring veterans across Southern Illinois. “With the sponsorships from Wal-Mart, Peoples National Bank, Pass One Hour, and many others we can […]

Flight 3 Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for April 24 welcoming home ceremony Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the April 24 welcoming home […]

1st Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser 2018

Information updated April 26, 2018. Day & Time:  The event will be held on Thursday, June 14th at Hickory Ridge Golf Course.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the opening ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m., just prior to the shotgun start.  Rain date would be Thursday, May 17th.    Events Details: Veteran’s Honor Flight of Southern Illinois, […]