Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014
In order to shed some light and raise funds to treat local veterans and active duty soldiers suffering from serious and life threatening mental health disorders such as Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Operation VetsHaven is hosting a day full of fun and fast cars at it’s car show benefit on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will be hosted on the grounds of the Volkswagen Group of America Headquarters located at 2200 Ferdinand Porsche Drive, Herndon, VA
“Visitors to the Car Show need to be prepared to see some really, really awesome cars,” said Chuck Clopton, Executive Director of Operations Vets Haven. “Cars such as the Austin Healey, with the best exhaust notes I’ve ever heard, a 1965 Porsche, which is the last model year of the original series, Ferraris, Maseratis and that’s just to name a few.”
According to Clopton, for those who really have a need for speed, there will be an auction for rides on an L-39 high-performance jet trainer aircraft, as well.
Admission is free to the car show. A charitable contribution is being asked from those who wish to show their cars, ranging from $5 for active military members, $20 for standard display and $150 for the showcase area. Pre-registration is encouraged by visiting: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e92aq60m34fc8ea9&llr=uu4cn8mab.
Operation VetsHaven is intended to complement services being offered to veterans through various government or military providers. By focusing on getting help to veterans more quickly in a more personalized way, the end result is ultimately getting them back on the road to a healthier future.
Operation VetsHaven is a Federally recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) charity established in 2011.
Services of Operation VetsHaven are provided at no cost to those who have served and need assistance as a result of PTS or TBI. For more information on the work Operation VetsHaven does, please visit http://www.OperationVetsHaven.org.