Events Calendar

Honor Flight: Reception & Documentary Film Viewing

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 05:30pm

As Memorial Day approaches, join Methodist Hospice and Christian Brothers University for a free community event honoring our veterans Thursday, May 16 with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by a viewing at 6:30 p.m. of Honor Flight, a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle.

Donations will be accepted to benefit the Methodist Hospice We Honor Vets program. As part of the We Honor Vets program, veterans at the Methodist Hospice are honored with special recognition consisting of a certificate thanking them for their service and a flag lapel pin.

Christian Brothers University (CBU) is a VA-Designated Yellow Ribbon University. This designation allows eligible veterans of the United States Armed Forces who qualifies for educational benefits under the Yellow Ribbon Program to apply for generous grants thereby, receiving an education from prestigious CBU without paying tuition or mandatory fees.

In addition, CBU is ranked among “Best for Vets: Business Schools 2013” by the Military Times. Out of the 100 schools responding to the first-ever national survey, CBU ranked 19 out of 62 selected by the Military Times for its master’s business programs that help veterans bridge their military skills to corporate America.

For additional information about this free community event, contact Dee Flood, community development manager for Methodist Hospice at 901.818.2105 or For more information on the programs and opportunities for Veterans at CBU, contact Anthony McClyde at 901.321.4455 or

Location  University Auditorium