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History museum hosts special events
Article published on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
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LARGO - The Armed Forces History Museum has three special events planned in February, including Molly's Adopt A Sailor Item Drive, Breakfast with Champions and Wheels for Warriors Bike Night.

Molly’s Adopt a Sailor Item Drive on Friday, Feb. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. Molly’s Adopt a Sailor Project, a broad-based, collaborative and community initiative, supports deployed United States Military Personnel by way of cards, letters and care packages filled with love, support and necessities from home. Thus far, the 501(c)3 organization has reached nearly 20,000 sailors, marines, soldiers, airmen and coasties nationwide. Mothers and communities from all over the United States pack boxes and ship them.

Molly’s Adopt a Sailor Project embraces three divisions: We Ship Love, a monthly adoption program of all branches; Special Hugs, with focus on supporting combat hospitals with supplies, patient needs and morale boosters; and We Stitch Love, a division that creates hand-made pillowcases and other items.

Admission to the event is free to those who bring items to be placed in care packages. Suggested items include non-perishable food items (no chocolate), hygiene products, books, blank note cards to send back home, writing tablets, magazines or cards and letters from home. Those who wish to attend the event but do not bring an item for care packages will be admitted for $15. Tours of the museum, light hors d’oeuvres as well as beer and wine will be available. The museum will also offer M8 rides. Up to three people may ride for $50.

For more information on Molly’s Adopt a Sailor, please visit

Breakfast with Champions

LARGO – The Armed Forces History Museum will host the Breakfast with Champions, a veterans panel discussion, on Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at 2050 34th Way N. in Largo.

Hear the stories, plights and triumphs of four veterans ranging from World War II to current conflicts.

Featured speakers will be John Residence, a survivor from the WWII battle of Iwo Jima; Bill Allen, a prisoner of war in the Korean War; Mike Jernigan, a veteran who was wounded in

Iraq and Frank Correa, who served in the Persian Gulf War.

Tickets are $15 and include a continental breakfast. Call 539-8371 or visit

Wheels for Warriors

LARGO – Motorcycle enthusiasts will receive free Guinness beer all night and free food as part of the Armed Forces History Museum’s Wheels for Warriors Bike Night on Saturday, Feb. 23, 6 to 9 p.m., at 2050 34th Way N. in Largo.

Jim's Harley-Davidson and Full Throttle Magazine is sponsoring the event, with food thanks to the Florida Restaurant Purchasing Group.

Meet pin-up girls from Pin Up America and leave the museum with one case of Guinness beer. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 bikers.

Tickets are $15. Call 539-8371 or visit
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