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Bessemer VFW holds fundraiser for Honor Flights


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BESSEMER — The Honor Flight Network celebrates America’s veterans by inviting those who served from 1941-1975 on all-expenses-paid trips to Washington D.C. to visit and reflect at the nation’s memorials. Since each flight is funded entirely through donations, the Bessemer Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3673 hosted a fundraiser dinner on Saturday to help veterans from the Upper Peninsula travel to the capital.

Before the dinner, Louis Raykovich sang the National Anthem and Post Commander Donna Frello gave a welcome. David Manki, a retired U.S. Army li...

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