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2018 Gold Star Mission | Year in Review Video

It’s not often that people come together around a cause that creates such an everlasting positive impact; Gold Star Mission is just that! The lives that were touched over the past year left lasting, loving memories and true healing. When a we loose a soldier, it’s not just the immediate…...

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Newsletter | March 2019

Much has occurred over the past few months at Gold Star Mission! We take a look back at the Gold Star Mission 500, General Logan 200, the 34 scholarships awarded and a look at what’s next in our endeavors to preserve and honor the memory of our fallen soldiers! Always…...

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NBC WAND17 – Gold Star Mission cycling for local heroes

 WAND TV 17 (WAND) – The Gold Star Mission is cycling across Central Illinois to honor heroes in the community. Starting Wednesday, a team of cyclists will start the 500 mile bike ride across Central Illinois. The Gold Star Mission 500 is an endurance cycling event which honors the…...

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Gold Star 500 bicyclists take rest stop at Mattoon armory

MATTOON — Bicyclists who are pedaling across Illinois as part of the second annual Gold Star 500 took a late morning rest stop on Thursday at the Illinois Army National Guard armory in Mattoon. DAVE FOPAY, JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES-COURIER Gold Star Mission spokeswoman Trish Russell said the 35 bicyclists…...

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WBJD Radio – Gold Star Mission 500 mile bike ride stops in Salem

The Gold Star Mission 500 mile bike riders were greeted with the display of a large U.S. flag as they arrived at Bryan Memorial Park late Thursday afternoon. The riders started in Springfield and will end their ride there over the weekend for the Gold Star activities. This is the…...

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Fallen Heroes Celebrated

This time we are cycling 500 miles in 4 days to honor the men and women who gave their lives for our freedom. Join us! You have several options: 1) Ride with us — Ooops, no. Those slots are full for this year. But there WILL be next year. Let…...

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