Hero Flight BBQ Fundraiser being held

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The 2014 Buffalo County Korean War Hero Flight BBQ Fundraising event is being held Sunday, April 27th at the Buffalo County Extension office. Chair Sherry Morrow says hamburgers and hot dogs will be served during the three hour event.

"The fundraiser, sponsored by NebraskaLand Bank, will feature a hot dog and hamburger barbecue from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The fundraiser is a free will donation. So far, between $22,000 and $23,000 has been raised for the June flight. The goal is to raise $50,000-$60,000.

25 veterans will be going on the trip. There will be a send off for the veterans on Wednesday, June 4th at the American Legion Building in Kearney. It will start at around 6:00 p.m. with a hamburger type bar. It will also be free will donation.

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