Lakeland, Fla. – Polk county area veterans who are physically unable to travel to Washington, D.C. for the Yellow Ribbon Flight to Honor are invited to participate in a virtual experience.
The 2nd Annual Virtual Flight to Honor will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the American Legion, Post 8 in Winter Haven. The Polk County Veterans Council and Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care are coordinating the event.
The veterans will watch a video of a previous Flight to Honor, professionally shot from the veterans’ perspective, which tours 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 provided by Post 8.
Veterans can apply to attend the 2nd Annual Virtual Flight to Honor by calling Cornerstone Hospice Volunteer Specialist Pat Gruber at (863) 291-5567 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers guardians will also be needed to accompany each veteran participating in the event.
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.