MCFARLANE MFG. TO BUILD A SPECIAL INCITE® UNIVERSAL TILLAGE® TOOL TO SUPPORT LOCAL HONOR FLIGHT GROUP
Sauk City, WI, June 9, 2016 McFarlane Mfg. Co. has announced they are manufacturing an INCITE® 5000 Series Universal Tillage® Tool to help support the Sauk Prairie Badger Flight scheduled for September 24th, 2016. The proceeds from the sale of the unit will be donated to the Sauk Prairie Operation Eagles’ Wings Heroes for Honor Program. A 2nd flight is being scheduled for 2017.
McFarlane factory personnel have committed to donating their time for manufacturing and assembly. Supplier donations and cash contributions from McFarlane employees, customers, and other industry contacts will help offset manufacturing costs and/or add to the value of overall donation. “This truly is a company-wide initiative” states Todd Lassanske, General Manager. “When first presented with the concept behind the project, there was a singular, unanimous response from our employees about wanting to be involved; wanting to contribute.”
The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They transport them to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with other veterans who may be terminally ill. The Honor Flight Network does whatever it takes to fulfill the dreams of veterans and helping them to travel absolutely free.
The INCITE® 5000 Series Universal Tillage® Tool to be built will be a standard 14’ production unit but with a custom finish. Employees and their family members were solicited to submit ideas and drawings for paint and decals. “The amount of thought, time, and effort put into the project by all was really impressive” adds Stan McFarlane, Vice President of McFarlane Mfg, Co. “The gallery created with all of the submissions clearly illustrated that interest and involvement in the project goes beyond just the company and extends into the entire community.” After careful consideration, a committee of employees decided the “Honor Flight Incite” will feature red, white and blue paint along with special decals designed solely for this unit. It will be put up for sale on the “Auction Time” web-site, one of McFarlane’s contributing partners.
Sauk Prarie Heroes For Honor Website:
Badger Honor Flight, Inc.
PO Box 258066
Madison, WI 53725