Polk County veterans who are physically unable to travel are invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Virtual Flight to Honor which is scheduled for Saturday, October 6. The Polk County Veterans Council and Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care will host the event at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4450 Harden Boulevard, in Lakeland, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Honorees will include World War II and Korean War veterans as well as any veteran with a condition that makes him or her unable to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Flight to Honor, a daylong tour of military monuments in Washington, D.C.
During the event, the veterans will watch a professionally-produced video that shows the various military monuments in our nation’s capital. Additionally, the veterans will be honored with a Cornerstone SALUTES! and treated to a delicious lunch. Veterans can apply to attend the 3rd Annual Virtual Flight to Honor by calling Cornerstone Hospice Volunteer Specialist Pat Gruber at (863) 291-5567 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
A volunteer guardian will be provided for every veteran in attendance.
About Cornerstone Hospice
Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., a not-for-profit, community organization since 1984, provides comfort and care to Central Florida families experiencing life-limiting illnesses.
Cornerstone is Joint Commission accredited for hospice care, a national symbol of quality that reflects the organization’s commitment to meeting high performance standards. Over 7,000 people in Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties benefit from Cornerstone programs each year. Enhanced patient and family care is made possible through the generous support of individuals and groups. For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, call 866-742-6655 or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org.