15 February 2020 Suncoast Region Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade 7 PM – 10 PM Ft Meyers Fl. Named as the largest night parade in the Southeast year after year, the Grand Parade is a two-hour extravaganza featuring national participants & local marching bands, floats, local government and law en-forcement officials, clowns and much, much more. The parade brings the entire Southwest Florida community out in celebration of the life and achievements of our local winter resident, Thomas Edison. Spectators come from near and far to enjoy this event and often begin marking their viewing spot weeks in advance! Line up info to follow FCC Con Lee Bochett firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-340-0426
16 Feb 2020 Saturday Suncoast Region Static Display NNSRA Appreciation Day - Tampa Bay Racers Reunion & WWII Display 4610 Pet Lane Suite 105, Lutz, Florida 33559 This is our second year hosting the NSRA Appreciation Day car show. Registration is first come first serve the morning of the show until we are at capacity and is open to vehicles 30 years old and older. This is a free event for registration and spectators. There will be around 300 cars, food trucks, and a band. FCC Con Cliff Moffet
Feb 21-23 - First Florida Chapter of the MVPA Winter Rally and Swap Meet Featuring WWII Armor 21, 22, and 23 February, 2020 Renninger’s Antique Center and Flea Market 20651 US Highway 441 - Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Display your Military Vehicle via one of two Options:
1.For No Charge, your vehicle can be displayed, but it will not be judged.
2. 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: “Renninger’s Pick”, “President’s Pick”, “Best Dis-play”, and the “Top Ten”. Dinner & Awards Ceremony hosted by the club:
The Saturday evening event is for vendors, club members, Rally participants, and re-enactors. Tickets will be available from the registration tent and must be picked up by 1:00 PM Saturday.
WWII Battle Reenactment & Weapons Demonstration: Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM. A
Muzzle Flash photo opportunity with the tanks firing will be available late Friday and Saturday afternoon, shortly before sunset. On-site Camping is available. Contact Renninger’s DIRECTLY at (352) 383-8393 for Information, fees, and reservations. A list of nearby hotels is on our web page
Lindsay Orr - Rally Coordinator - email@example.com - (386) 479-9644
Frank Cashman - Operations Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org - (904) 241-8174 or cell (904) 219-7998
Stan Kinmonth - Rally Registrar - email@example.com - (904) 276-1418
Dave Thomas - President—Halftrackdave@yahoo.com - (352) 288-0604 or cell (352) 817-1087
26 Feb 2020 - Military Appreciation Day / Vehicle Show at the Solar Bears Hockey Game on Feb 15 at the Amway Arena. My understanding is the Vehicles would’ve displayed-on Church St. before and during the game . Security would be provided. Uniforms are encouraged (No weapons in Arena) All participants would get in free.
Contact Info: Chris Carmichael 732 513-5156 407 775-7265 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FFC Contact - Alvin Hughes - Alvinhughes@Bellsouth.ne
14 March 2020-Saturday, Suncoast Region. Static Display.16th Annual Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 787 Car Show at the Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. Hwy 301, Tampa, FL. Registration starts at 0900hrs. Show runs 1000hrs-1400hrs. Additional Info. No registration fee for FFC Vehicles. FFC Con.: Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 or email@example.com.
21 March 2020 - Oviedo Florida - It is with great pride and excitement that Honor Flight Central
Florida announces our third annual fundraising event “Hot Rods for Heroes” Classic Car & Bike show to be
held Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at our new venue, the northwest parking lot of
The Oviedo Mall in Oviedo, FL.
This is a fun filled, family style afternoon with nearly 200 hundred classic cars on display. All wheels are
welcome, including motorcycles.
• Shake hands, talk with and thank WWII, Korean and Vietnam War heroes.
• At 12:00 noon immediately following the national anthem, watch our friends the McNeely father and
son duo of The Honda Generators Race 90 Team fly their AT-6 Texan vintage racing airplanes over
• Enjoy vintage vehicles from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association.
• Hear bagpipes courtesy of The City of Mount Dora Pipe Band.
• Buy chances to win a $1000 Visa Gift Card (Need not be present to win)
Enjoy classic oldies music with Butch & Jen Johnston of WJBJ “Cruisin' with the Classics”. There will be a
prize raffle, silent auction and more fun surprises. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Come out
and learn more about our 2020 flight missions, but more importantly, come out to celebrate and thank our
Veterans! FFC CONTACT - ALVIN HUGHES - ALVINHUGHES@BELLSOUTH.NET
21 March 2020-Saturday, Suncoast Region. Static Display. National Vietnam Veterans Day at Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. Hwy 301, Tampa, FL. 100hrs-1200hrs. Vietnam era vehicles specific. FFC Con: Doug Suzukovich. 813-361-7849 or firstname.lastname@example.org
March 22. 2020. Sunday Suncoast Region Greek independents day parade. Parade starts at 1 PM Staging 1200 Noon at the corner of W. Court St & Alt. 19 (Pinellas Ave. R.S.V.P. to get a meal after the parade. FCC Con John Manolis 352-584-9120 Jemanolis52@gmail.com
25 March 2020. City of Sanford, FL Veteran Luncheon. FFC CONTACT - ALVIN HUGHES - ALVINHUGHES@BELLSOUTH.NET
27-29 March 2020 Fri-Sun, Suncoast Region Static Display MacDill Airfest 2020. MacDill AFB, Tampa Florida. 10 to 15 Vehicles all eras More to follow FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 email@example.com
28 March 2020 - Joint Veterans Support Committee Hosts East Coast Thunder
Join us as we honor and remember our
Vietnam Veterans with a commemorative ceremony and
ride on Vietnam War Veterans Day. All proceeds from this
event will go directly to Freedom Memorial Plaza
Where: Florida National Cemetery
When: March 28, 2020
Ceremony Begins: 11:00am
Ride start times and locations TBD at
a date closer to the event.
For more information go to our website at JVSC.us or follow us on FB at JVSCFL
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
28 March 2020-Saturday, Suncoast Region-Annual Chasco Fiesta Street Parade, New Port Richey, FL. Meet at the field across the street from the Marine Corps League, 7241 Baillie Drive, New Port Richey, FL. Come early for the Detachment’s weekly Saturday breakfast starting at 0800hrs. At 1100hrs, we will convoy to our line-up area at Gulf St. and George St./Grand Blvd. Pa-rade begins at 1300hrs. FFC con-tact: Dick Deren, 727-515-7365, firstname.lastname@example.org.
30 MARCH 30, 2020 10 a.m. - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Commemoration, CAPE CANAVERAL NATIONAL CEMETERY. FFC CONTACT - ALVIN HUGHES - ALVINHUGHES@BELLSOUTH.NET
3-5 April 2020-Thursday thru Sunday, Suncoast Region. Static Display. Sun and Fun Air Show, Lake-land, Fl. Those interested in attending 5 thru 7 or prepositioning for Saturday. There will be security for the vehicles. Off load at Lindbergh lot. NLT 830 Am Daily to be escorted to display area. I will also need list by name and number for passes FCC con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849, email@example.com More info lto follow
25 April 2020 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
5 May 2020 Saturday Suncoast Region Static Display 75th Anniversary of VE Day Remembrance Day at the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History. 39444 South Ave, Zephyrhills Airport. Zephyrhills Fl. Program runs from 1000hrs to 1600hrs. Military Vehicles and Aircraft will be on display along with Living History displays. Set up NLT 1000 hrs. Military vehicles owners interested in displaying their vehicles contact Museum POC Cliff Moffitt 352-206-1819 or FFC Con: Douglas Suzukovich email@example.com ,813-361-7849
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 Tam-
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 Tam-pa Riverfront. The walk is FREE and will be followed by live entertainment, food, and family friendly activi-ties. So plan to stay for just a bit or all day - either way, we got you covered. This is our chance to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes military, law enforcement, firefighters and first respond-ers. Please RSVP if you are attending as space is limited to 5 VehiclesFCC Con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 or firstname.lastname@example.org
23 May 2020 Saturday-Suncoast Region static display. Memorial Day Ceremony and Bay Life Car Show and Fair, 1017 Kingsway Road, Brandon, FL. 0830hrs to 1500hrs. Please RSVP as organizer need a vehicle count for the ceremony. No registration charges. FCC Con Douglas Suzukovich 813-361-7849 or email@example.com
6 June 2020 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org