Hooters Girls to Visit Troops in Iraq and Kuwait
On Sunday, Dec. 5, LeAngela Davis, a Columbus, OH Hooters Girl, will be joining three other Hooters Girls from around the country to visit thousands of troops stationed in Iraq and Kuwait next week.
Hooters partnered with Pro Sports MVP to coordinate the tour alongside country music band BrokeDown Cadillac who will be performing during a10-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.
LeAngela Davis (pictured above) was crowned Miss Hooters International 2010 during the 14th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant in July. (Read: When You Lose a King, You Get a Queen)
LeAngela has participated in 2 of the 3 tours in just over a year’s time, in which Hooters Girls have visited troops stationed overseas, says Hooters of America, Inc.
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Hooters is active all year in support of the military through various promotions. For the past 6 years Hooters restaurants have 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.
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Hooters also has donated over $200,000 to Operation Homefront, an organization that provides emergency assistance and morale to 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.
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.