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The community is coming together to help veterans see the war memorials built in their honor.
Volunteers and members of the Maumee High School Interact Club are working to put on a fundraiser dinner to benefit Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio, which flies local war veterans to Washington D.C. to see their respective war memorials.
"You don't even realize how important it is to them. Until they return. When they come in that evening, and most of the men, a lot of the men are in tears. And they are just so humbled," said Jan Archambeau, who organized the event.
Archambeau recently accompanied her uncle, a Korean War Veteran, to D.C. on an honor flight. She says that experience drove her to help more vets have the same experience. The Maumee Interact Club also volunteered to help make the event a reality.
Each honor flight trip costs about $72,000, but costs vets nothing.
"People need to help and raise funds or donate so that all the veterans who fought for us, and saved our lives can go," said Interact Club member Ashlee Balcerzak.
The fundraiser dinner will be held Saturday, November 16 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whitehouse American Legion, 6910 Providence Street Whitehouse, OH 43571. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children at the door. A spaghetti dinner will be served.