salute to the military

9th Annual Salute to the Military

The Veterans of South Pinellas County (VSPC) will host their 9th Annual Salute to the Military fundraising event on April 28, 2019. The Horan Park venue will feature military vehicles and exhibits, a kids fishing tournament and live music. There is no admission fee for the pet and family friendly event and complimentary parking is available nearby.
The fun begins at 10:00 AM and will include a military enlistment ceremony, a silent auction to benefit veterans support groups, a car show, 50/50 benefit raffle, food, beer and wine, artists, vendors, and the One Blood bloodmobile.

Another great Car Show by Angela will be on site from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. 30 Trophies will be awarded after 3pm. Vehicle entry fee is a $10.00 donation. All makes and models are welcome! For entry info, please call 813-506-4225. Car show raffles are $5 each or 5 for $20.

The annual Kids Fishing Rodeo is back and will take place from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm. 1st Place takes home a Full Day Fishing Excursion for Child & 1 adult on the Miss Pass-A-Grille fishing boat sailing from the Merry Pier in Pass-A-Grille.

Live music throughout the day will include Boat of Us & The Stowaways performing an eclectic blend of classic rock, country, & blues from the ’30s to today and Razin’ Jane, who will cover a mix of current, classic and alt rock, country and blues, with its own distinctive, edgy sound and a driving raw energy that kicks it up a notch.

The VSPC is a 501(c)(3) charity organization and has given more than $75,000 in cash and in-kind contributions to a variety of non-profit groups that support veterans. This year’s programs will focus is on wheelchair and mobility aids, small home repairs, emergency assistance and veteran’s scholarship assistance grants.

We can help lower your tax bill by becoming a supporter for this very worthy cause. Donations from sponsors, vendors and advertisers are tax deductible and as an added bonus, you’ll be supporting local Pinellas County Veterans. For general information or to become a supporter, please call 727-322-5217

Exhibitor Information: All veteran supporters are welcome. Please go to to apply.

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