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M65 Fact Sheet

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Please click the link below to see our updated Fact Sheet which includes statistics through M64:

https://honorflightrochester.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/M65-Fact-Sheet.pdf

HFR Welcomes Home M64 Veterans on 4/7

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

There are 57 Veterans slated to fly on Mission 64. They include 6 World War II veterans, 31 Korean War veterans, 15 Cold War veterans and 5 Vietnam veterans. They served in the in U.S. Army (37), U.S. Navy (11), U.S Air Force (6), U.S. Marine Corps (2) and U.S. Coast Guard (1).

“We are excited to start our eleventh year of operations and look forward to sharing our community’s thanks with more area Veterans. With ten successful years behind us, this year we have reorganized our operations to achieve more efficiencies and greater volunteer opportunities as we start a new decade of service. Mission 64 is the result of those efforts,” said HFR Co-founder & Chairman of the Board Peter J. Glennon (Maj. USAF ret.).

This is the first of six missions for 2019. Not including Mission 64, HFR has escorted 3,045 men and women veterans on 63 Missions, all funded through the generous of donations from our community including individuals, organizations, corporations and hundreds of volunteers. People interested in volunteering or donating to HFR can find information on www.HonorFlightRochester.org.

County Executive Cheryl DiNolfo with Jerry Butterbrodt and Rich Stewart announce the 2019 Rochester International Airshow featuring the U.S.A.F Thunderbirds.

Friday, March 22nd, 2019


County Executive Cheryl DiNolfo with Jerry Butterbrodt and Rich Stewart at the airport on March 21 to announce the 2019 Rochester International Airshow on Aug 24 & 25 featuring the U.S.A.F Thunderbirds. The presenting sponsor is American Equipment of Farmington, NY. Proceeds from the weekend will benefit Honor Flight Rochester.

February 2019 Newsletter

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Click on the link below to open the February 2019 HFR Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter

October 2018 HFR Newsletter

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Click on the link below to open the October 2018 HFR Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 HFR Newsletter

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Click on the link below to open the August 2018 HFR Newsletter

August 2018 HFR Newsletter

June 2018 HFR Newsletter

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Click on the link below to open the June 2018 HFR Newsletter

HFR Newsletter June 2018

HFR Co-Founder and Chairman Peter J. Glennon Selected to NYS Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

HFR Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board Peter J. Glennon Selected to NYS Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Class of 2018

ROCHESTER, NY – Peter J. Glennon, co-founder and chairman of the board of directors for Honor Flight Rochester, Inc. (HFR), is among this year’s honorees selected to the New York State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame. Glennon is the principal of The Glennon Law Firm, P.C. He retired from the U.S. Air Force/New York Air National Guard with the rank of major after more than 24 years of service.

Click on the link below for the full story!

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HFR at the Lilac Festival

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Visit Honor Flight Rochester at the Lilac Festival!  Come see our booth and talk with our staff.

HOMETOWN HEROES DAY TO BENEFIT HONOR FLIGHT OF ROCHESTER

Opening Day with Special guest Joe Brucato Friday May 11th

Begins at 11:30am at the Highland and South entrance

Join us as we kick off the Festival honoring all veterans, active military and service men and women. Attendees are encouraged to purchase a small American flag which they will plant in large six foot letters spelling out USA. The letters will remain on display throughout the festival as Honor Flight of Rochester continues their fundraising efforts.

Joe Brucato, local singer/songwriter will be playing his patriotic originals with Mike Gladstone.

https://www.rochesterevents.com/lilac-festival

Peter Glennon will speak at 11:30, Rich Stewart at 7:30 am.  See you there!

7th Annual Week For HFR In Victor – Supporting Businesses

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Click on the link below to see the list of business supporting Victor Honor Flight Week Friday May 4 to Friday May 11

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