Back in La Crosse today .
a new event is hoping to help fund more honor flights.
The Charmant Hotel is
celebrating their one year anniversary
by hosting a River Roast this afternoon.
The Charmant is partnering with Freedom Fest to raise
money for veterans programs including the Freedom
At Riverside Park .
organizers are preparing a pig roast .
live music .
and other entertainment.
The Charmant is hoping the inaugural year will be
It's really a way for us to give thanks back to the
The community has been overwhelmingly supportive for
the hotel in the first year and so it's really a way
for us to show appreciation and gratitude and give
back and say thank you.
The event ran until 10pm this evening.