Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013
One of the most heartwarming documentaries about World War II veterans will be shown at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts on Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m.
"Honor Flight: One Last Mission" tells the story of four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime.
The screening is sponsored by Lake Prince Woods retirement community and Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts and admission is free. Reservations are encouraged and may be made by calling 923-0003 or visit http://www.suffolkcenter.org for more information.
The movie will also be shown at Piedmont Crossing retirement community in Thomasville, NC on May 20, and at Abernethy Laurels retirement community in Newton, NC on May 23. Lake Prince Woods, Piedmont Crossing and Abernethy Laurels are affiliated with United Church Homes and Services in Newton, NC
Matthew Hartman, Director of Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia, will introduce the movie and following the presentation will answer questions about the local Honor Flight organization and how veterans can apply to take the Washington, D. C. trip.
Local author, Ben Plewes, will be signing copies of his World War II-based books, "Suffolk's Call to Arms", and "Oceans Apart", before and after the movie.
The film features Orville Lemke, a former plumber and beloved father of nine, who fights to hold off terminal cancer so he can make the trip, and Julian Plaster, an 89-year-old poet who has survived almost all of his friends and family.
Honor Flight also chronicles the stories of veterans Joe Demler and Harvey Kurz. They rais
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