ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, December 5th Lindsey Way, a Fort Lauderdale Hooters Girl will be joining three other Hooters Girls from around the country to visit thousands of troops stationed in Iraq & Kuwait next week. Hooters partnered with Pro Sports MVP to coordinate the tour alongside country music band BrokeDown Cadillac who will be performing during a 10-day morale, welfare and recreation tour.
The Hooters Girls will reach thousands of military personnel while participating in autograph signings, meet & greets, hospital visits, and evening performances with BrokeDown Cadillac.
This is the third time in just over a year that Hooters Girls have made a trip overseas to visit the troops. Hooters is very active all year in support of the military through various promotions. For the past 6 years Hooters restaurants has participated in Operation: Calendar Drop and has collectively sent over 100,000 calendars to military personnel overseas, along with a note of appreciation during the holidays. Hooters also has donated over $200,000 to Operation Homefront, an organization that provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops and their families, through the Tom Valentine Fund. Thomas J. Valentine, a Navy SEAL troop chief, was killed during a training exercise Feb. 13, 2008.
Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 460 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 30 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit www.hooters.com, www.facebook.com/Hooters.
Pro Sports MVP, a Colorado Springs, Colorado based company, is a full-service sports and entertainment marketing firm which develops and implements corporate marketing programs and provides marketing services for over one thousand of the world's most recognizable celebrities. www.prosportsmvp.com
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