The award recognizes a non-elected government official who has had an extraordinary impact on the quality of state and local government services in Illinois. The award will be presented at an event on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
Over 1,500 family, friends and supporters are expected to welcome the veterans when they return to Midway this evening. This is Honor Flight Chicago's third flight of the 2013 season which runs through the end of October.
The Chicago-Shannon flight will depart from O'Hare every day except Tuesday and Wednesday -- at 6 p.m., arriving in Shannon at 7:30 a.m. the following day. The new service will operate from June 6 through August 26, 2013.