Kia dealership sponsors Veterans Day commemoration and celebration in Tampa area

Friendly Kia a sponsor of first-annual Freedom Fest in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veterans Day is a national commemoration of veterans of U.S. armed services, and parades and other annual activities are common for this holiday which falls on Nov. 11 each year. New Port Richey, Florida, has an all-new event that will honor military veterans while also providing a family-friendly atmosphere, called Veterans Day Freedom Fest, hosted by Veterans Alternative.  

Some of the events planned for Freedom Fest, due for Nov. 10 and 11, 2017, on the banks of the Cotee River in Sims Park, are a downtown parade at 2 p.m. on Nov. 11, along with various flyovers and an evening boxing event. 

Friendly Kia, one of the chief sponsors of the event, maintains an active presence with community events in the Tampa area, with other recent sponsorships including the Florida Blueberry Festival in Brooksville, dealer-led events like KiaFest in downtown New Port Richey, and other activities which include the dealer's president, John Gilliss, bringing a military vehicle on the lot to hold Toys for Tots donations during the Christmas 2016 season. 

Look for a wide variety of Kia vehicles like the Optima sedan and the Soul crossover at Friendly Kia, a new Kia and used vehicle dealer located at 5819 U.S. Highway 19 in New Port Richey, Florida, and also serving the nearby Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Tarpon Springs, Spring Hill and Trinity. Those interested in learning more about Kia models on the lot can do so by calling 877-544-6706, or visiting the dealership's website at

Media Contact: Tyler Holt, Friendly Kia, 877-544-6706,

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