Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Gov. Ron DeSantis Host Thousands of Military Family Members in Orlando

Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Gov. Ron DeSantis Host Thousands of Military Family Members in Orlando
KISSIMMEE, FL – MAY 04: Alyssa Raghu performs during the Westgate Resorts Military Weekend 2018 at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort on May 4, 2018 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Westgate Resorts) *** Local Caption *** Alyssa Raghu

Westgate Resorts will honor 1,500 U.S. military families, veterans and Gold Star families from across the nation with a free vacation at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort in Orlando, May 10-12.

Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Gov. Ron DeSantis Host Thousands of Military Family Members in Orlando
KISSIMMEE, FL – MAY 04: Westgate Resorts Military Weekend 2018 at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort on May 4, 2018 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Westgate Resorts)

The event continues Westgate Resorts’ and CEO David Siegel’s eight-year tradition of encouraging our nation’s heroes to spend quality time with their families. 

Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Gov. Ron DeSantis Host Thousands of Military Family Members in Orlando
<> at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort on May 4, 2018 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Representing all branches of the military, more than 5,500 guests from 41 states, and Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., will enjoy complimentary accommodations and activities, including an inaugural 5K run, a resource fair featuring 25 military organizations, and admission to Westgate’s Shipwreck Island Water Park.

The event will culminate with an outdoor concert and fireworks show featuring Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band, with special appearance by Grammy-winner Lee Greenwood.

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Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band entertains the crowd at Westgate Resorts Military Weekend. Gary Sinise and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis visited with thousands of military families on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Orlando, Fla. For its eighth year running, Westgate Resorts hosted military families, veterans and Gold Star families from across the nation with a free vacation at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort. (Scott Iskowitz/AP Images for Westgate Resorts)

Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Gov. Ron DeSantis hosted thousands of military families in Orlando on Saturday. For its eighth year running, Westgate Resorts honored military families, veterans and Gold Star families from across the nation with a free vacation at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort.
 
Representing all branches of the military, more than 5,500 guests from 41 states, and Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., enjoyed complimentary accommodations and activities, including an inaugural 5K run, a resource fair featuring 25 military organizations, and admission to Westgate’s Shipwreck Island Water Park. 

In total, the Westgate Resorts Foundation contributed $50,000 to military nonprofit organizations. 

The event ended with an incredible outdoor concert and fireworks show featuring Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band, with special appearance by Grammy-winner LeeGreenwood.

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Gary Sinise visits with veterans before performing at Westgate Resorts Military Weekend. Gary Sinise and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis visited with thousands of military families on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Orlando, Fla. For its eighth year running, Westgate Resorts hosted military families, veterans and Gold Star families from across the nation with a free vacation at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort. (Scott Iskowitz/AP Images for Westgate Resorts)

It’s awesome that Westgate Resorts continues to support both active duty and retired military personnel, military families, and first responders through its annual giveaways and discounts. Whether you’re looking for free vacations for military families, or some great hotel discounts for military, Westgate Resorts has some great options.

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