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Veterans honored at ‘Hot Rods for Heroes’ event in Oviedo

OVIEDO, Fla. — Central Florida veterans were honored Saturday during the “Hot Rods for Heroes” event in Oviedo.

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Honor Flight Central Florida organized the fourth annual car, truck and bike event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oviedo Mall.


Organizers said more than 200 classic and modern show cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display.

Photos: Veterans honored at ‘Hot Rods for Heroes’ event in Oviedo

Visitors were able to meet and talk with veterans from WWII, Korean and Vietnam wars.

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Organizers said the event featured the McNeely father-and-son duo of The Honda Generators Race 90 Team fly their AT-6 Texan vintage racing airplanes over the show immediately following the national anthem.

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Visitors also enjoyed a prize raffle, food and beverage booths, a silent auction and live music.

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