World War 2 Club donates $15,000 to support Villages Honor Flight

Villages Honor Flight president Richard McClintock, Don Goldstein and Peter Tetrault.

The World War 2 Club of The Villages represented by club founder Don Goldstein presented a check for $15,000 to Villages Honor Flight at their monthly meeting at Colony Cottage Recreation Center on Monday afternoon. “This will come close to paying for an entire flight of veterans,” said Peter Tetrault, Villages Honor Flight fundraising chair. […]

Villages Honor Flight elects new president, founder will serve as chairman of the board

Mark Erdich

Richard H. McClintock has been elected president of Villages Honor Flight, succeeding Mark Erdrich, Villages Honor Flight founder. A retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, McClintock had a second career as security and emergency management supervisor with Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.  He earned a master’s degree in management and public administration. He resides […]

Valentine Dance featuring Petrina at American Legion Post 347

Valentine Dance at American Legion Post 347

On Friday, February 10, 2017 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the American Legion, Post 347 a Valentine Dance sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 347 featuring Petrina will take place for $15 per person. Reservations can be made for tables of 8 or 10, bring your own snacks (no beverages can […]

The Villages All-Star Band to perform music of World War II

Band Coordinator Dave Czohara with drummer Jerry Bruno.

The Villages All-Star Band will perform An Evening of World War II Era Music as hosted by the World War 2 History Club on Thursday, Feb. 2 at North Lake Presbyterian Church. This concert is a fundraiser and the proceeds benefit the Villages Honor Flight program. “We’ve got twenty of the best musicians in the […]

Doo Wop Concert/Dance on Nov. 10 will benefit Villages Honor Flight

Honor Flight veterans and their Guardians were welcomed at the Baltimore airport.

Villages Honor Flight will present a Doo Wop Concert/Dance on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Wildwood Community Center. Music will be provided by the very popular “Forever Young”, which features music from the 50’s and 60’s which is “perfect for smooth dancing.”  According to Honor Flight volunteer Marilyn Gagen, who is organizing the event, this […]

Welcome home veterans returning home on Villages Honor Flight

Mike DeBaeke and wife Melissa, with their children Chase, Kaylin, Lauren and Makenna, welcome home Villager Ivan DeBaecke.

Area residents are encouraged to turn out to welcome home veterans returning Wednesday night on Villages Honor Flight. The veterans and their guardians are expected to return to American Legion Post 347 at approximately 11:45 p.m., escorted by a large motorcycle convey from The Villages Nomads Motorcycle Club.  Area residents are encouraged to turn out […]