Approved Events

27 July 2019 Community Kickoff for Army SPC Michael Monthervil Hosted by Homes for our Troops 930 AM to 1 PM 2 to 3 Vehicles. We will Convoy with SPC Michael Monthervil in one of our vehicles to Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin, FL 33570 for the welcoming ceremony and vehicles will go on display. FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 Join us as we Kick Off the building of Army SPC Michael Monthervil's specially adapted, custom home. Ceremony will be followed by an opportunity to meet Michael and have lunch. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m RSVP for this free event www.hfotusa.org/monthervil

3 Aug 2019 Static display 3 to 9 Pm Tampa Bay Jeep Fest - Show & Shine Hosted by Tampa Bay Jeep Fest and American Outlaw Benefiting HopeDriven www.HopeDriven.org. Quaker Steak and Lube (Clearwater, FL)10400 49th St N, Clearwater, Florida 33762 We have 15 slots so bring your MB, GPW, M38, M38A1, M151 series, M715 series, M998 and yes M35A2. Period Uniforms a plus. Let’s give the Mall cruiser crowd a history lesson in the process. We also will be in several trophy Classes at the same time. On Aug 4th event moves to the Jeep ranch. participation is optional at additional cost. FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com or call /text 813-361-7849 Day 1- Location: Quaker Steak & Lube Clearwater ,Over 300 + Jeeps, Vendors, Raffle, DJ and More Day 2- Location change for day 2 - August 4th. New location: Hard Rock Off Road Park 6849 NW Gainesville Rd Ocala, Florida 34475 (Rate increases July 9th)

10 Aug 2019 Venetian Bay in New Smyrna Beach. We are holding a back to school block party called Touch A Truck Day (flyer attached) on 8/10/19 from 10am-1pm where there will be various large vehicles on display for kids to touch and learn about. Picture VCFD HazMat, NSBPD MRAP, FHP, cranes, etc. We will also have a live DJ, food trucks and bounce houses and will market it to the entire area, not just Venetian Bay, so we hope to have a great turn-out. As with the events we’ve hosted before, there is no fee for vendors or visitors. Need 2 or 3 vehicles for static display. FFC Contact: Roger Francis rfrancis@cfl.rr.com

10 Aug 2019 Saturday Suncoast Region, Static display, Honor Flight at Home Suncoast hospice 10:30am-3:00pm 5771roosevelt blvd clearwater fl 337760 FCC con Troy Corbin +17274153159 or t.corbin88@yahoo.com

31 Aug 2019 Static display 11AM to 2 PM, First Florida Chapter of the MVPA 3rd Quarter Business Meeting Mission BBQ 1504 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511. Suncoast Region will be hosting this gathering of the Club leadership. So Bring your vehicles and join Dave Thomas the Club President for Lunch/ 3rd quarter meeting for club updates and discussion of issues. While we are there, we will have our vehicles on display to the public. We will have 15 spaces for our vehicles more if needed. Trailer parking is available. RSVP FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com or call 813-361-7849

1 September 2019 Static Display 8 to 11 Pm WWAR ALIVE RIDE Hosted By Wounded Warriors Abilities Ranch and the City of Pinellas Park, Florida. England Brothers Park 5010 81st Ave N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 Free Event come out and enjoy the day!!! A Fun Bike Ride through the City of Pinellas Park 5K Fun Run 5K Fun Walk around the Park. Live Music Yoga Demos Wheelchair Basketball Demos, Wheel-chair Rugby Demos, Children games / Bounce house, BBQ and Refreshments FCC Con Troy Corbin +17274153159 or t.corbin88@yahoo.com

7 Sep 2019 Suncoast Region Static Display 9 Am to 12 Noon Inaugural Sarasota POW-MIA-OREE Service Event at the Sarasota National Cemetery 9810 State Rd 72 Sarasota Fl 34241 This is the only event that annually live reads all the names of all the soldiers interred in our National Cemeteries and when finished places a custom challenge coin on the headstones of all the soldiers for their families (as a keepsake) to represent that "No Soldier Should Ever Be Forgotten". All in support of National POW-MIA Remem-brance Day. FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com 0r 813-361-7849

11 Sept 2019 Wednesday Suncoast Region Static Display 1030 Am to 1 Pm 9/11 Remembrance Day, Mission BBQ. 5602 W. Waters Avenue. Tampa Fl FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com or 813-361-7849

11 September 2019-Wednesday evening. Suncoast Region. Static Display. Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL. More information to follow. FCC Con Dick Deren d-deren@tampabay.rr.com – (727) 515-7365

14 Sep 2019 Saturday 8 am to 5 Pm Suncoast Region Static Display Suncoast Jeep Festival 2019 Sara-sota County Fairgrounds and Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, Florida 34237 Suncoast Jeep Fes-tival is an annual family-oriented event, and the proceeds and charitable contributions will be used to support local area charities – The Academy at Glengary, Mission 22, Off-Road United Foundation, and Bridge a Life. The Suncoast Jeep Festival will be a 2 day event including: local and national Jeep vendors, food ven-dors, games and activities and some amazing raffle prizes. There will be an obstacle course for Jeepers and an RTI ramp for measuring your Jeep’s flex. We will have a moment of silence to recognize those military, police and firefighters who lost their lives for their community and country. FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com or 813-361-7849

14 Sept 2019 Saturday Suncoast Region, Static display, Honor Flight Induction Suncoast hospice t 10:30am-3:00pm 5771roosevelt blvd clearwater fl 337760 FCC con Troy Corbin +17274153159 or t.corbin88@yahoo.com

14 Sept 2019 - Central - East Region - Eustis Fl. The Eustis American Legion and Auxiliary are celebrating their 100th anniversary to honor the occasion. Event is from 11:00 to 4:00. In addition to the outside display there will be a collection of memorabilia from both Post and Unit members and the Eustis Historical Museum displays from WWI, WWII, Vietnam and Korea, plus some of the later conflicts that some of our friends and relatives were involved in. Parking for tow vehicles and trailers and they are providing drinks and snacks. The Legion Hall is at: 101 So. Bay St., Eustis. FFC Contact - Roger Francis rfrancis@cfl.rr.com. Let me know if you can be there.

28 Sept 2019 HCVHV GOLF Tournament 2019 Summerfield Cross-ings Golf Club 13050 Summerfield Blvd, Riverview, Florida. Hillsbough County Veterans Helping Veterans annual Golf tournament fund raiser. 5 to 6 vehicles all eras and living history displays FFC Con Douglas Su-zukovich suzunbc@gmail.com or Mike O'Dell/VVA mikehelpsvets@gmail.com

4 thru 6 October 2019-Friday thru Sunday. FFC’s Fall Military Vehicle Show and Swap Meet Hosted by First Florida Chapter of the MVPA and World War 2 Armor. Museum of North Florida 1 Bunker Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043-8310 For No Charge, your vehicle can be displayed, but it will not be judged. For $20.00, you vehicle will be displayed and judged. and you will receive an event tee shirt. Awards will be given to the top vehicles in the following categories: “President’s Pick”, “Best Display”, and the “Top Ten”. WWII Battle Reenactments and Weapons Demonstrations will take place Saturday and Sun-day. Battles will be at 1 PM Saturday and Sunday. A Muzzle Flash photo opportunity with the tanks firing will be available late Friday and Saturday afternoon, just before sunset. Vendors: Both covered and uncovered spaces located adjacent to the vehicle parking area are available. Outside spaces are 18’x25’and cost $35.00. Covered spaces, with two tables, are 12’x15’ and cost $45.00. Spaces are assigned on arrival; first come, first serve. Contact Frank Cashman, 904-219-7998, nb1337@comcast.net/ for more information

12 Oct 2019 Saturday Suncoast Region, Static display, Honor Flight Induction Suncoast hospice t 10:30am-3:00pm 5771roosevelt blvd clearwater fl 337760 FCC con Troy Corbin +17274153159 or t.corbin88@yahoo.com

1-3 November 2019 Static Display Punta Gorda Airshow 15 to 20 Vehicles of all Eras FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 or su-zunbc@gmail.com More to follow

6-10 November - Villagers for Veterans, a non profit that supports severely injured veterans. will be hosting our inaugural Military Film Festival in a partnership with VetFlicks and The Theaters in The Villages. We are planning a great event and are hopeful that your group would like to participate in this endeavor by providing your amazing Military vehicles for display. More info coming. FFC Contact - Roger Francis - rfrancis@cfl.rr.com

9 November 2019-Saturday, Veterans Day Parade Ruskin Fl. Starts at 1100hrs. US 41 from Shell Point to 19th Ave. Ruskin, FL Sponsored by VFW Post 6287 Ruskin FL Those with military vehicles wishing to participate contact FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich su-zunbc@gmail.com 813-361-7849 Note after parade we will convoy to the Mission BBQ for other activ-ites Staging for the parade NLT 1000 AM. Staging location TBA. The VFW will host a free, after-parade community cookout and awards ceremony at Ruskin Memorial VFW Post 6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N., at 1:30 p.m.

14 December Pinellas Park Christmas Parade Supporting Wounded Warri-ors Abilities Ranch Meet at the shopping center at Park Blvd. and US 19, in the east side of the parking lot. FFC Con: FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich suzunbc@gmail.com 813-361-7849

14 December 2019-Saturday Night, Suncoast Region. New Port Richey Christmas Parade. More information to follow. Fcc Con Dick Deren d-deren@tampabay.rr.com – (727) 515-7365 Saturday 16 May 2020 Static Display Carry the Load 5K Ruck/Walk Vietnam Veteran Pin-ning Cere-mony. Water Works Park Tampa 1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa, Florida 33602. Set up 8 am T Carry the load Tampa and Florida4Warriors are cosponsors of the event. They will have a 5K Ruck/Walk down the Tampa Riverfront. The walk is FREE and will be followed by live entertainment, food, and family friendly activities. So plan to stay for just a bit or all day - either way, we got you covered. This is our chance to hon-or and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders. Please RSVP if you are attending as space is limited to 5 VehiclesFCC Con Douglas Suzu-kovich 813-361-7849 or suzunbc@gmail.com

28 Mar 2020 Static Display Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans 2020 Hosted by Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Punta Gorda Fl. April 2020 will mark the 45th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War for America. Only a handful of cities and towns have honored the Vietnam Veterans with the “Welcome Home” they deserved after the way they were treated by the general public on their re-turn from only “doing their job” as they were called to do. As of 2018 the Vietnam Veterans are passing at a faster rate than the surviving WWII Veterans because of “Agent Orange” complications. So lets give them the “Welcome Home” they so richly deserve. On Saturday, March 28 2020, we will honor them with a parade and a ceremony at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida, located in beautiful Punta Gorda, Florida. The ceremony will be followed A Special Concert by the One and Only Lee Greenwood. FCC Con TBD

The Suncoast Region meets on the last Thursday of each month at the Quaker Steak and Lube Res-taurant, 49th Street ( where 49th Street meets US 19), Pinellas Park, FL. In conjunction with their Thursday night car show. FFC Con: Doug Suzukovich, 813-361-7849, suzunbc@gmail.com

Suncoast Region-The first Thursday of every month the Roamin’ Oldies Car Show, Winn Dixie Park-ing Lot, 252 Harbor Village Lane, Apollo Beach, FL. For a Suncoast Region club meeting for members in Hillsborough and Polk Counties who can not make the Quaker Steak and Lube meetings on the last Thursday of each month in Pinellas Park. FFC CON: Doug Suzukovich, 813-361-7849, suzunbc@gmail.com