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Time: October 10, 2009 from 11am to 6:30pm
Location: 31st Street Park
Street: 31st street
City/Town: Virginia Beach
Website or Map: http://www.FlagshipNews.com
Event Type: community, celebration, navy, flagship, military, virginia, beach, chili, cook, off
Organized By: Del Scheitler
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2016
Celebrate the Navy During the 1st Ever “Fleet Week Beach Bash”
Slated for Oct. 10 at the 31st Street Park at the Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, VA
Presented by USA Discounters and a host of supporting sponsors.
NORFOLK- September 2009 – The Flagship Newspaper, PortFolioWeekly.com, MyTidewaterMoms.com, and our presenting sponsor, USA Discounters, are pleased to announce the 1st Ever “Fleet Week Beach Bash.”
Fleet Week honors the long-standing relationship between the community and the Navy men and women stationed in the region through events open to the military and the general public.
This signature event is the kick off for Fleet Week 2009. Held at 31st Street Park from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., this event will showcase a variety of entertainment and activities for the public to help celebrate our Navy community here in Hampton Roads. Along with distinguished guest speakers, the event will also host the annual Navy’s Chili Cook Off. (The 1st time the Cook Off has been held on the beach!)
“We are excited to put this show on in cooperation with the support of the City of Virginia Beach, the Navy League, and our presenting sponsor, USA Discounters. We felt it was time that our community stepped up to celebrate our Navy men and women during their week of celebration in a larger way. We see this as an annual event to show our love and support.” –Laura Baxter, Publisher and General Manager- The Flagship Inc.
The event is open to the public, and will kick off Hampton Roads’ celebration of the Navy’s birthday during their famous Fleet Week schedule of events.
Highlights of the event:
The Navy’s annual Chili Cook Off!
Navy Fleet (Rock) Band will perform on stage
Strength of the Beach- Tug of War (kids event) on beach
Exciting Beach competitions with the public and Navy on beach
Special concert with Felicia Barton (Felicia is a local VA Beach resident and performer Most recently, she competed on American Idol)