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15-20 May - Panama Beach City Fl. - FREE ENTRY for the first 18 MV's from MVPA chapters at Panama City Beach's Jeep Beach Jam. Dates - Tuesday May 15th through Sunday May 20th at Frank Brown Park, Panama City Beach, FL. Anyone interested needs to contact me at cell 850-624-6319. First come first serve. DO NOT REGISTER ON THE JBJ WEB SITE. You do not have attend all 6 days, but by Friday and Saturday the place is very well attended. Just FYI, I am generic Joe Smith on Facebook, but in actuality, I am Bob Stopka, MVPA Dixie Division member and MVPA National Member # 3986. I will be bringing my 45 MB and 41 WC4 Dodge. CLICK HERE FOR EVENT DETAILS JBJ welcomed over 900 jeeps its inaugural year and over 1200 Jeeps in year two. JBJ is now gearing up for its 3rd Annual Jeep Beach Jam, May 15-20, 2018. JBJ is estimating more than 2,000 jeeps from over 14 States will invade Panama City Beach that week.
We will set up a display called Camp Jeep. This is where any and all types of Military Vehicles can be displayed. We need everything, from Jeeps to Dodges, Armor, and M Series large trucks. Again, there is NO ENTRY FEE for military vehicles throughout the length of the show, if you are one of the first 18 to contact me. That's how many free slots the promotor said he would provide to the MVPA. I do need you to let me know ASAP, within the next few days, if you wish to attend. I can then tell the promotor how many passes we will need. There will be a Parade Saturday evening through the streets of Pier Park, across Highway 98 from Frank Brown Park. All MVs will be at the start of the Parade, as it is Armed Forces Weekend, and the promotor is a strong advocate for our military.
Yes, most of the Jeeps at the event are civilian, but there are a good number of CJ's from different years and Scramblers in attendance. We set up Camp Jeep twice now, and it received a lot of attention. There will be Jeep parts and accessories vendor area and there are food venders on site. You may want to try the jeep obstacle course for fun. Don't forget your sun block. :)
www.jeepbeachjam.com for lodging suggestions. Call FFC Contact - Bob Stopka 850-624-6319 CST, evenings, or text. Thanks

18 May 2018-Friday, Western Region, static display. Thanks Troops Fund Raiser Golf Tournament at Crescent Oaks Golf Club, Palm Harbor, FL. FFC Con: Roland Grady, 516-480-1185, jeepusqton@gmail.com. 19 May 2018-Saturday,Western Region, static display. Biff Burger Military Vehicle and Mo- tor Cycle Show.(See info on 21 April entry above for details).

26 May 2018-Saturday, I-75 Corridor Region, static display. Lowe’s & Moultrie Salutes Vet- erans Day, Lowe’s, 602 Veterans Parkway, Moultrie, GA. 1000 to 1400hrs. Setup at 0930. FFC Con: Jim Butler, huckleberry@moultriega.net .

27 May 2018-Sunday, Central Region, Memorial Day Ceremony Honoring Veterans at Allegro Inspired Senior Living, 1:00 to 3:00 at 2701 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL. (just off Rt. 436). Please RSVP so we can advise them how many vehicles to expect. FFC Con: Roger Francis, 407-810-7339, rfrancis@cfl.rr.com,

28 May-Monday- Central Region, Sanford Memorial Day Parade. Our club will be joining the Steel Soldiers and others as we have done for the last 8 years. This is the largest Memorial Day Parade in Central Florida and we typically have 10 to 20 Military Vehicles in attendance. Parade starts at 10:00 but be there by 9:00 for staging. The parade staging area is on 1st Street, from Sanford Avenue to Pine Avenue. Due to street closures, I suggest entering the staging area from HWY 17-92 and head east on 3rd Street (at Burger King traffic light) and turning left onto Pine Avenue. This is a great parade with thousands of spectators who really love our vehicles. please attend if you can. FFC Contact is Douglas Suzukovich at suzunbc@gmail.com Let him know if you will be attending so we can leave enough room in the parade lineup. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO



28 May 2018-Monday, Western Region, static display. Korean War Veterans Association Memorial Day Ceremony at Freedom Park, 49th Street, Pinellas Park, FL (across from Quaker State). Arrive NLT 1030hrs. FFC Con: George Hecht. NOTE NEW ARRIVAL TIME.

02 June 2018-Saturday, Western Region, static display. Honor Flight Orientation Program at the Empath Health/Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL. Set up 1245hrs. Program runs till 1500hrs. FFC Con: Roland Grady, 516-480-1185, jeepusqton@gmail.com.

16 June 2018-Saturday, Western Region, static display. Biff Burger Military Vehicle and Motorcycle Show. (see info on 21 April entry above for details).

04 July 2018-Wednesday, Western Region, Safety Harbor, FL. 4th of July Parade. FFC Con: Walter and Peggy Keller, 727-487-3148, tokarev@earthlink.net . More info to follow

04 July 2018-Wednesday. Western Region. Lutz, FL., 4th of July Parade. More info to follow.

21 July 2018-Saturday, Western Region, static display. Biff Burger Military Vehicle and Motorcycle Show. (see info on 21 April entry above for details).

21 July 2018-Saturday, Western Region, static display. Honor Flight, At Home Program, at the community Living Center, Bay Pines Veterans Administration Hospital. More info to follow.

27 October 2018-Saturday, Panhandle Region, parade and static display. Florida Forest Festival Parade, Perry, FL Parade starts at 1000. Static Display and complimentary lunch following parade. Go to: youtube/FU-VPugvEWg for more info. FFC con: Dan Simmons, 850-584-8147, aldan1@fairpoint.net Motel info: Holiday Inn Express, 601 Everett Way, Perry, FL.. Ask for MVPA rate of $105.99 Make reservations no later than 18 October.