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Hawks Cay Resort Honors Military Vets During Annual Heroes Salute Program

If you’re a former member of the U.S. military or a first responder and have a hankering to go diving in the Florida Keys, there’s a program at Hawks Cay Resort that might be just up your alley.

Hawks Cay Resort has officially opened bookings for its annual Heroes Salute Program. The four-month-long program, which runs from August 1st – December 19th, 2019, honors active and retired members of the military, fire rescue, law enforcement and medical personnel by providing special room rates, plus discounted pricing on experiences and resort activities.

The annual Heroes Salute Weekend celebration officially kicks off the program on Labor Day Weekend with a fun-filled schedule of patriotic fun. Taking place August 30 – September 1, the weekend long event is jam-packed with activities including a 5K Run/Walk, live music concert, all-American barbeque, and a very special tribute ceremony featuring fireworks and more.

Hawks Cay is also honoring heroes staying at the resort during a weekly tribute ceremony held at the Resort pool every Saturday night. The video presentation includes photos provided by guests of all heroes whether still active, retired or fallen. Submissions can be uploaded online at

Rates for qualified people start at US$129 per night. The resort has also extended a 15 percent Heroes Supporters rate to civilians who donate $5 or more to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation through the resort’s website or its reservation agents. The Heroes Supporters rate is valid on stays from August 1st – December 19th.

To learn more about the program, go to or call 866-525-5368.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.