Annual Troops in the Spotlight
May 26 at 11:30am
thru Monday May 27th ending at noon
@ Cape Wind Plaza Route 132 Hyannis, MA.
You can come for 10 minutes, an hour, the afternoon, evening, anytime... 24 hours straight thru event to honor our military.
This is a great family event. Opening Ceremony will honor our WW2, Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan Veterans. A special ceremony beginning at 3pm.(Sunday) will honor our Vietnam Veterans. The Department of Defense recognizes Cape Cod Cares for the Troops a Commemorative Partner to appreciate and honor our Vietnam War Veterans for their service, valor and sacrifice. We invite all Vietnam War Veterans to participate in this ceremony. Each veteran will be introduced, thanked for their service, presented with a gift, and then officially welcomed home. After a short ceremony the Official Vietnam War Commemoration Flag will be presented and proudly flown until the closing ceremony of Troops in the Spotlight. The is invited and encouraged to be part of this event and give our Veterans the welcome home they never received. it's never too late for a grateful nation to thank and honor our Vietnam Veterans.
Join us for a BBQ lunch, send a video message to our deployed troops, donate items for care packages, visit the Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial Wall, Kid's Tent ( with arts & crafts, games, free raffles, and face painting), tour many types of military vehicles, support the troops raffles, music, car show (from 4-7pm), midnight ceremony to honor the beginning of Memorial Day, sign our Support the Troops Banner which will be sent to one of our deployed units. More to be announced...
You can help by bringing items needed for care packages, make a monetary donation, write out a few cards and letters to go in our care packages, and most of all please plan to attend anytime during this 24 hour event.
"Cape Flyer" passenger train will provide FREE transportation from Boston's South Station to Hyannis, making several stops along the way.
If you are a military member or veteran we are looking for volunteers to stand for a one hour shift. Uniform is required. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Annual "Coffee and Cars"
honoring PFC Paul Colon
Sunday August 11th beginning at 10am thru 1pm
K-Mart Parking Lot, Hyannis, MA.
Cars, Coffee, Music, Raffles, Food, Dash Plaques, and Awards! All makes, models, years, and clubs welcome. Motorcycles too! General public will vote on winners. ALL proceeds will benefit Cape Cod Cares for the Troops.
Annual SGT Mark Vecchione Rock Harbor
Sunday in August (date to be announced)
SGT Vecchione was born and raised on Cape Cod, he was the first Cape Cod military member KIA in Iraq. To honor Mark, CCC4TT and Rock Harbor Fishing Charters host a FREE day of fishing to Iraq/ and/or Afghanistan Veterans. Deep sea fishing boats are filled with veterans, sent out on Cape Cod Bay for four hours of fishing, and then return for a BBQ at the Orleans/Eastham Elks Club.
All interested Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans can apply by email starting July 1st (2018) send an email to email@example.com to confirm. Please include your name, military unit, dates of deployment, and a contact phone number. Each Veteran may bring one guest. Families are welcome to attend the BBQ where there will be games for kids, horseshoes, raffles, and much more. This is a great day life long memories of fishing and fun.
11th Annual Canal Run for the Troops
October 5th beginning at 10am
Buzzards Bay Recreational Park - Bourne, MA.
- 5K & 10K run along the Cape Cod Canal professional timed by Finish Line Management.
- Register on RaceWire.com (note: link to register will be available after March 1st)
- Advance Registration is $25.00 / Race day Registration is $30.00
- FREE "Canal Run" T-Shirts to the first 125 registered runners!
- Prizes, FREE Lunch, Entertainment, and more...
It's a Kid Friendly Event. Come show your support for our Troops. You could put together a team and get sponsors, awards for individual and team that raises the most money*.
* Money raised will be used to send care packages to our deployed Troops
3rd Annual Christmas at British Beer Company
November 1st thru 30th Sandwich, MA.
Stop in and take an ornament from the BBC Christmas Tree and purchase a gift for a wounded warrior and/or their family for our "Operation Santa".
Annual Military Appreciation Day
Saturday November 9th
Cape Cod Harley - 750 MacArthur Blvd. Pocasset, MA.
11am - 2pm donation drive * drop off items for Christmas Care Packages
Send a Christmas Card to our deployed troops and join us for lunch!
12th Annual Christmas Care Packages for the Troops
Saturday November 30th 10am - 4pm
~ More Details Soon ~
10th Annual "OPERATION: SANTA"
Friday December 6th and Saturday December 7th at Fort Belvoir, VA.
~ More Details Soon ~