News Archive for the ‘Community Pride and Support’ Topic

Holiday Gifts from Willow Run!

It’s not too late to select some great Willow Run gifts for everyone on your holiday list! We have a wonderful book, Willow Run: Images of Aviation… and the fascinating and informative Willow Run DVD, originally filmed in the 1940s. Also featured are beautiful art prints by David J. Ails. Inscribed Willow Run bricks and […]

Rosie World Record 2017 Official Photo and Keepsakes

Official Guinness Rosie World Record Photo and Keepsakes are Available Now! Here’s how to get them: You can download the Official Guinness Rosie World Record Photograph at the top of this web page by right-clicking on it and downloading it to your computer. High quality prints of the World Record Photo are available for purchase […]

A New Video About Willow Run from PBS!

Watch this great new video made by PBS/Detroit Public Television, documenting the historical importance of the famous Willow Run Bomber Plant near Ypsilanti, MI, and highlighting the Yankee Air Museum’s campaign to save a portion of the historic factory to become the Museums future new home. The massive Willow Run complex in Ypsilanti turned out […]

Henry Ford Heritage Association Gives Shout-out to Willow Run Bomber Plant!

The Henry Ford Heritage Association highlighted the Willow Run Bomber Plant in the most recent issue of its newsletter, The Ford Legend. The Spring 2018 issue of the quarterly publication features several articles on historic Willow Run and! The cover story is all about our Campaign to Save the Willow Run Bomber Plant to […]

Matching Grant: Thanks, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs!

We are proud to announce that the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) will provide matching funs for donations received through June 30, 2018. So, thanks to MCACA, if you donate now, you can double your donation! MCACA believes that a vibrant cultural scene is important to strong communities and Michigan’s excellent quality-of-life, and […]

For the Holidays: More Ways to Give to Save the Bomber Plant!

This holiday season, there are 3 more ways you can help us Save The Willow Run Bomber Plant! Help Yankee Air Museum and the Save the Bomber Plant Campaign Win $150,000! We’re super excited to let you know that we’re participating an amazing opportunity called the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge, powered by Crowdrise. […]

Yankee Air Museum/Willow Run Bomber Plant Welcomes New Neighbors: The American Center for Mobility

With great pleasure, we extend a big welcome to our new neighbors at the Bomber Plant Property! Ground has been broken for a new connected vehicle testing center right next door to us at Willow Run. On Monday, November 21st, 2016, hundreds of VIPs, government officials and other invited guests gathered to witness the official groundbreaking for The American Center […]

Introducing Our Rosie the Riveter Drill Team

Update: The “Willow Run Rosies” Drill Team will be featured in the televised Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade on 11/24/2016. Watch on WDIV-TV starting at 9:00am, or click here for other stations and times: In precision formation, with lunchboxes at the ready, our Willow Run Rosie the Riveter lunchbox drill team is a popular attraction […]

New Ypsilanti Township Firetruck Honors Bomber Plant

Ypsilanti Township is proud of its history, and we’re proud of YTown for honoring the Bomber Plant with its shiny red firetruck! The new Spartan Crimson truck features graphics celebrating the Willow Run Bomber Plant (located in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan) and its role in WWII history. Graphics on the sides of the truck let everyone know that Ypsilanti […]