Special Experiences

Legacy of a Pearl Harbor Survivor, Will Lehner Remembers – Book

Will Lehner’s book, “Legacy of a Pearl Harbor Survivor, Will Lehner Remembers” is still available from his daughter Patti. She can be contacted directly at her email: padamski@charter.net. The $10 cost of the book is donated to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight.  A video. celebrating Will & his 12/7/2019 book signing is available as well at the following web site: https://www.pisarskifuneralhome.com/obituary/will-lehner

Honor Flight – The Movie
Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four World War II veterans and a Wisconsin community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. The Honor Flight Movie is available for purchase (Click Here for more info) also available on Netflix!

NOW on YouTube click here

Mike Michalak has attended all 48 Hodag Country Festivals! His current book “An Insider’s Look at the Hodag Country Festival” is available on E-Bay. A $1.00 from each book sale is being donated to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight!! Would make a nice gift for your Country Music Friends, don’t you think?!

O’so Brewery’s Never Forgotten 2.0 is in the market. Check your local grocery store & ask for it at your favorite drinking establishments!!

Never Forgotten Honor Flight Beer| O’so Brewing (osobrewing.com)


2024 Edition rolled out 29 February 2024



1 – Red Apple Restaurant, free meals for veterans all day, Wausau

6 – Haydock May 2024 Flight sponsor ck prezo & 90th BD Party, O’so Brewery in Plover

11 – Veteran Call Night for Spring 2024 Flights, 1800-2000 hours

16 – LUHS Hockey Team Check prezo, Lakeland Hawks Ice Arena, Minocqua


20- NFHF Volunteer’s Fish Fry, Schult Country Inn, Merrill


3 – UWSP Basketball, veteran’s appreciation game, UW Stevens Point


9 -Gear Up Foundation American Tribute fundraiser donation, OSO’s in Plover

11 – Souper” Bowl Fundraiser for The Never Forgotten Honor Flight @ Weiks’ Pub & Grill, from 2-10pm

13 – 2024 Small Business of the Year Nominee Reception (Mike & Jim), Wausau Chamber


13 – Wausau Chamber’s Nominee Small biz of year 2024 reception

17 – 2nd annual Lake Camelot Fisheree, 50/50 for NFHF (#154), Rome south of Rapids (POSTER)

17 – Free concert to “Fill the Plane” Cory Waller & Wicked Things, 7-10 pm, Ridges Golf Course Wisconsin Rapids (POSTER)


4 – NFHF Prezo (#274) Wausau Noon Optimists, St Mark’s Lutheran Church

6 – Elks fundraiser presentation, Stevens Point

13 – NFHF prezo (#273 ) American Legion Post #343 & Community, Coloma

14 – NFHF BOD Meeting

15 – PJ Jacobs Assembly for NFHF fundraiser, Stevens Point

16 – Weik’s Pub & Grill St. Patty’s Poker Run, Rib Lake

17 – Easter Bunny Photos, 1036 Main St Stevens Point (POSTER)

21 – Knights of Columbus 4th degree $2000 donation, St. Matt’s School Wausau

24 – Breakfast for the NFHF, VFW Stratford 0700-1200

24 – Weik’s single’s pool tournament for the NFHF, Edgar (POSTER)

28 -Tri County Riders Club fundraiser/NFHF prezo (#275), Hancock


6 – Wis Wildlife Federation banquet & NFHF customized gun raffle (POSTER)

9 – Wausau Chamber small business of the year, 2024, award ceremony, Hilton Garden Inn.

10 – St Germain Gift Shop donation

15 – O’so Brewery’s 3rd annual debut of their Honor Flight Light Lager Beer, Plover

17 – Thorp VFW Post 9057 donation prezo, Thorp

18 – St. Mary’s School donation prezo, Tomahawk

19 – TV7 interview

19-20 HHA USA Archery shoot at Vortex Corp. in Middleton, WI

22 – NFHF Mission #47, “Hodag Country Festival Flight


4 – AL POST 343 NFHF FUNDRAISER, Ponderosa Pines in Bancroft (POSTER)

7 – Stratford VFW fundraiser donation

9 – NFHF BOD Meeting

16 – Free Spaghetti Dinner, Wausau VFW

16 – Program: the Intersection of Suicide and Mental Health UWSP-UWMC Wausau, 1100-1500

17 – Barron County Electric Coop Check prezo, Barron

18 – 2nd Annual Armed Forces Day, fundraiser for NFHF, Wausau Downtown Aiport 0900-1900

18 – O’so Brewery’s 3nd annual NFHF fun run/walk, Plover CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP

20 – NFHF Mission #48, “Haydock Brewery Museum & O’so Brewing Company Flight”

22 – Peplin VFW Post 8280 fund raiser donation, Cedar Creek Denny’s

22 – Meet with Tom Riiser, Palms Supper Club

22-28 Aspen Oak Company 15% of sales donated to NFHF!! (POSTER)

23 – Mayoral Proclamation, Marshfield “Purple Heart City” 3rd in WI, American Legion Post 54

25 – Van Der Geest Racing NFHF fundraiser, Jefferson Speedway, Cambridge, WI

27 – Hilltop Cemetary Memorial Day Keynote speaker-Mike, Marshfield

27 – White Sands Ice Cream & Mini Golf $1 donated for every Mini Golf played (POSTER), Wisconsin Rapids

30 – Van Der Geest Racing NFHF fundraiser prezo, Merrill (PICTURE)


6 – Athens C Store of River Country Coop fundraiser prezo-Rocky (photo)

6 – 64 North Bar & Grill of Medford fundraiser prezo -Rocky (photo)

8 – Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Annual Brat/Burger/Hot Dog/Fries Cookout at the “Dairy-Palooza” (POSTER)

12 – Tri-County Riders fundraiser chk prezo, Hancock

13 – NFHF BOD Meeting

14 – At Your Feet Foundation fundraiser check prezo, Wausau Mine Company

20 – Aging & Disability Resource Center NFHF prezo #276, Covenant Community Presbyterian Church

20 – Lublin American legion post 547 check prezo

21-22 – Wings over Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport

26 – Inaugural (#154) Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Club Show for the NFHF, Minocqua 1900-2030

27-30 The Northern Roundup Vintage Weekend 2024, 1964 CADDY RAFFLE FOR NFHF

28 – 3rd annual NFHF fundraiser Hoggie Doggie’s in Minocqua

29 – 18 Wheels Motorcycle Association check prezo, Taylor County Fairgrounds (POSTER)


4 – Lead 4th of July Parade in Minocqua, 5th annual

4 – Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Club check prezo, Minocqua (PICTURE)

10 – 3rd Coast Advisors 2nd annual (#155) NFHF golf outing (POSTER)

14 – B’s Tap House and 2 Doors Down Brewery TMH Craft shoe for the NFHF, Wis.Rapids (POSTER)

20 – 10th annual At Your Feet Foundation Golf outing for the NFHF, Merrill C.C. (POSTER)

20 -Century 21 7th annual NFHF golf outing, Marshfield Country Club (REGISTRATION) (POSTER)

20 – Music Benefit for the NFHF, Wisconsin Rapids (POSTER)

22 – Elks State Golf Outing, NFHF BOD Putting on #18 fundraiser, Greenwood Hills Country Club

26-28 Archery shoot on Granit Peak, Wausau (MORE INFO TO FOLLOW)

27 – 9th annual Northwoods Honor Flight Benefit (POSTER)


3 – 12th Annual Deerbrook Rumble for NFHF

3 – Annual Arpin Car Show for NFHF

8 – NFHF BOD Meeting

10 – Beard Bros. BBQ veteran’s fund-raising event, Amherst (MORE INFO TO FOLLOW)

14 – Marathon County Veteran’s Coalition meeting

18 – Annual NFHF picnic, Thompson’s

19 – 14th Annual NFHF Incredible Bank golf Outing (POSTER) (REGISTRATION FORM)

25 – Guns N Hoses Softball Game, Stevens Point (more info to come)

27 – Vilas County Veteran’s Fair, Lake of the Torches Casino, Lac Du Flambeau

28 – NFHF prez LIFE MEMBERS UWSP #277, Steven Point UWSP


8 – Annual Loyal Car Show (POSTER)

20 – 7th annual local 420 golf outing & Dinner, Golden Sands GC, Cecil (REGISTRATION)

21 – Northwoods Honor Flight Poker Run, Rhinelander (MORE INFO TO FOLLOW)

28 – Northwoods 2nd annual Golf outing, Rhinelander CC (MORE INFO TO FOLLOW)

23 – NFHF Mission #49,  Hermening Financial Group Flight 


9 – Sage Sister annual NFHF fundraiser, Not Bobs Bar-Antigo (MORE INFO TO COME)

11 – NFHF prezo Sr Center of Langlade County, Antigo