Salute to Veterans raises funds for Honor Flight

Posted on August 7, 2018 in Press Releases

Salute to Veterans

Parks Marina was proud to once again honor our Nation’s Veterans with the annual Salute to Veterans at The Barefoot Bar on Saturday, August 4th.

“We were happy to donate a Maui Mat as a raffle item, says,” Butch Parks, owner of Parks Marina. “Vani Ahlers and representatives of Rally4Veterans sold raffle tickets to very enthusiastic crowds at The Barefoot  Bar over several weekends, and our customers were very happy to help us support our Veterans, have a chance to win the Maui Mat and send our American heroes to Washington D.C on Honor Flight.”

“What a great display that was put together at the Barefoot Bar for Veterans, said Vani Ahlers from Rally4Veterans, “Thank you to everyone that sold raffle tickets and to everyone that bought raffle tickets. We can do amazing things working county at a time to make Iowa Proud. The Maui Mat that was donated by Parks Marina allowed us to raise $4100 for the Honor Flight which is almost enough to send 7 Veterans on Honor Flight.”

Salute to Veterans at the Barefoot was highlighted with music by The Senders and many of our Nation’s service men and women in attendance at The Barefoot Bar in Okoboji. The winner in the drawing for the Maui Mat donated by Parks Marina was Marla Luitgers from Sioux City.

Parks Marina continues to not only be dedicated to the service and care of its customers and employees, but also to the Iowa Great Lakes and surrounding communities.

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