Mecosta DAR donates to Mid-Michigan Honor Flight

MECOSTA COUNTY — The Mecosta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution donated $100 to the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight for an upcoming trip to Washington, DC.

On Friday, May 17, DAR Treasurer Linda Howard and Regent Bev Rothenberger presented the check to Kelli Johansen, director of Mid-Michigan Honor Flight, at the Mecosta County Commission on Aging and Activities Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.

Honor Flight will bring 150 women veterans to Washington, DC to visit memorials and be recognized for their service, in honor of the 82nd anniversary of the Women’s Army Corps.

“The DAR, a women’s patriotic service organization, wanted to help make that happen,” the DAR said in a news release.

The all-female flight will take off from Flint on June 11.