Media Room

Inaugural Scholarship and Donor Banquet

Saturday evening¬† (February 3rd )we held our first annual Gold Star Mission appreciation banquet.¬† The purpose of the event was to successfully close the 2017 season by thanking the team, the supporters, the donors, but most importantly to award the scholarships and to allow the Gold Star Families to see…...

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Gold Star Mission 500 | Day 4 Recap Closing Ceremonies

Day four… our final leg of the longest trek some of our riders have even been on, let alone for multiple days in a row. The consensus from many of the riders was sadness that it was the last day, even thru the aches and pains they were having so…...

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Gold Star Mission 500 | Day 3 Recap

I apologize for the late updates as to how day three went. It was an extremely long, hot and grueling day for our riders, but the outpouring of support along the route showed us all what we’re working so hard to do, which is to get the message and story…...

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Gold Star Mission 500 | Day 2 Recap

We have arrived in Paris, IL to end the second day of riding for the Gold Star 500. The riders have completed 273 miles of their 515 mile trip. The temperatures spiked from the high 90s into the 100s while traveling on long open stretches of back country roads. A…...

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Gold Star Mission 500 | Day 1 Recap

We have finished day one of the Gold Star Mission 500. The riders have completed 128.9 miles of the total 514.5 mile trip. We look forward to day two which starts off at 0530 in Mt. Vernon, IL. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the mission today…...

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GSM at the Illinois State Fair

Gold Star Mission had a wonderful day at the 2017 Illinois State Fair. Riders in the up coming Gold Star 500 were able to link up with the Gold Star family whom they are representing. Amazing day, thank you all for the support!...

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News Channel 20 Interview

We would like to thank Mr. Kent Harrell, Ms. Sullivan and the News Channel 20 crew for giving us the opportunity to share our mission with the community!  ...

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VFW Post 10302 Contribution!

Gold Star Mission made a presentation before the membership of VFW Post 10302 in Springfield tonight. The members motioned that the post make a very generous contribution of $5,000 to our efforts. Thank you very much for assisting us in achieving this amazing goal. Never Forget!! [metaslider id=279]...

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Our First Corporate Sponsor!

GROWMARK of Bloomington, IL has expressed their interest in donating to our organization, becoming our first corporate sponsor!¬† Please reciprocate the support by looking them up at http://www.growmark.com/Pages/default.aspx!  ...

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