Armed Forces Day Event

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Name: Armed Forces Day Event
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
The event will be held on 18 May (Armed Forces Day) and will kick off with a 5k run with several hundred participants starting at 0730. After the conclusion of the run, participants will gather for breakfast and beverages in the center garden/courtyard for an awards ceremony for run winners. This will be followed by live music and the celebration of Armed Forces Day featuring various vendors, exhibits, a 21+ tent, prizes, demos, and games (space for approximately 40 booths). There will also be local leaders from Brevard county in attendance. We will be doing a silent auction and one vendor is even looking to give away a free wedding dress to a military bride to be. Please
This event is a DoD wide endeavor and will feature recruiting booths and displays throughout the large shopping area. All proceeds will go back to the Rescue Special Functions (out of the 920th at Patrick) and the Military Affairs Council which supports all 5 services. All money goes back to our families going through hard times or illnesses and also support our family day that we host annually and other morale events. Last year some funds went towards paying plane and hotel costs for a spouse whose husband had to have emergency surgery while in training in Arizona. Funds also went towards a Caisson for the funeral of the previous Operations Group Commander who was killed in the area while riding his bike.
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please reference the sponsorship form and/or email Sandy Owens or Robin Simons at: /
If you are interested in volunteer opportunities related to this event please contact Robin Simons at
Here is the link to sign up for the race.

Armed Forces Day Rescue 5K
SATURDAY, MAY 18th, 2019

START – 0730

The Avenue Viera
2261 Town Center Ave
(Start and Finish by Pizza Gallery and Books-A-Million)

$30 per person through 5/17/19, $35 Day of Race

 Race T-Shirt
 Sponsor Swag
 Race Themed Dog Tags
 Breakfast and Beverages

awards for first male & female finishers, top 3 male & female age
group finishers, top 3 male & female masters finishers
live music, 21+ tent , community f air and silent auction to follow!
race packet pick-up at: running zone, May 17th:1000-1830 or the avenue,
day of race: 0615 - 0715

For more information, please Email: or call Robin at 703-217-4990 . Proceeds go towards the Military Affairs Council and the rescue special functions committee to support local military families.

Event Sponsors:
  • Wild Rose Holding, LLC
  • American Muscle Car Museum
  • Space Coast Intelligent Solutions, Inc.
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Mary Kay - Tammy McLachlan
  • Brevard County Space Coast Regents Council
  • Bath Fitter
  • Brevard Veterans Memorial Center & Council
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • Christopher Kehayias
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8191
  • Novus Artem International Gallery
  • Club Pilates Viera
  • Ventura at Turtle Creek Apartment Homes
  • Marine Corps League
2261 Town Center Ave., Viera
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, May 18
Rescue Warrior 5K

6:30AM - Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration
7:30AM - 5K Starts

Armed Forces Day Event
10AM - 3PM

Contact Information:
5K Registration Fees:
$30 per person through 5/17/19
 $35 per person Day of Race

Chamber Partner Vendors - $60
MAC Member Vendors Only - $50 
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