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Media Contact:
Lamar Henderson
573-886-4312
lhenderson@boonecountymo.org

Central Missouri Honor Flight vice president to speak at National County Government Month brown bag lunch

Central Missouri Honor Flight

COLUMBIA, MO, April 19, 2011 — Boone County employees and the public are invited to a brown bag lunch featuring Steve Paulsell, vice president of Central Missouri Honor Flight. The event is Wednesday, April 20, 12 noon–1 p.m., at Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut St., Columbia, MO, in Room 301.

The mission of Central Missouri Honor Flight is to transport America's veterans to Washington, DC, to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.

Central Missouri Honor Flight is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. Top priority is given to senior veterans, WWII survivors, along with other veterans who may be terminally ill.

Bring a lunch on Wednesday, April 20, at 12 noon and listen to Steve share his story of how he chose to serve our veterans, armed forces and their families.

National County Government Month (NCGM) is celebrated each April by the nation’s counties to raise public awareness and understanding about the roles and responsibilities of county government. The 2011 theme is "Serving Our Veterans, Armed Forces and Their Families." More than 1,000 counties participate in NCGM each year by hosting a variety community outreach events and activities.

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Media Contact:
Lamar Henderson
573-886-4312
lhenderson@boonecountymo.org