Volunteer Maureen Grady-Perovich and Veteran Steve Mayerak share their experiences
by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (November 11, 2019) – Each November, Lansing is invited to gather at the Lansing Veterans Memorial on the corner of Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road on the Sunday before Veterans Day. The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard hosted and led yesterday’s service.
Village Trustee Maureen Grady-Perovich was this year’s guest speaker. She is a volunteer with Honor Flight Chicago, and she shared information about the opportunity Honor Flight provides for veterans to spend a day in Washington DC, where they are treated as honored guests:
Veteran Steve Mayerak spoke about his personal experience as a veteran on Honor Flight and encouraged his comrades to take advantage of the opportunity:
Grady-Perovich encouraged veterans to contact her for an Honor Flight application or for more information about the free program.
The Lansing Veterans Memorial is located at the southeast corner of Burnham and Glenwood-Lansing Road.