Illini Radio Group/WIXY Raises Funds To Honor World War II Veterans
September 16, 2011 at 6:28 AM (PT)
On SEPTEMBER 15th, The ILLINI RADIO GROUP, including Country WIXY/CHAMPAIGN, IL, collected donations for the first CHAMPAIGN, IL HONOR FLIGHT. The estimated cost to send a chartered flight with 75 WORLD WAR II veterans to WASHINGTON, DC is $55,000 and the total raised was $85,070.
WIXY PD ANDY ROBERTS said, “Our listeners really became advocates for this -- many of them raised hundreds of dollars from their co-workers."