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Wasabi Rabbit

April 22, 2015 12:43 ET

Wasabi Rabbit Kicks Off Fleet Week New York With Exclusive Celebration

Veteran Owned Marketing Agency Celebrates US Sea Services With a Roster of Veteran Owned and Focused Brands

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 22, 2015) - Wasabi Rabbit, a veteran-owned brand and marketing agency, will host an exclusive Fleet Week New York event, the "Wasabi Rabbit Fleet Week Celebration," recognizing the contributions of the nation's sea services, on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at the New York Marriott Marquis in historic Times Square.

NBC4 New York's David Ushery will return as the event's emcee to welcome representatives from the Navy's Carrier Strike Group TWO, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, USS San Antonio (LPD17), USS Barry (DDG52) and USS Stout (DDG55), among others.

"It's a tremendous honor to welcome the world's greatest fighting force to the world's greatest city for our ninth consecutive Fleet Week," said John Mustin, Wasabi Rabbit CEO and a Captain in the US Navy Reserve. "We take great pleasure in creating this forum for our men and women in uniform to meet city and business leaders, and to experience the very best of what New York can offer. I've always taken great pride in uniting our local community, clients and friends in recognizing and supporting the incredible service and sacrifice of our visiting Sailors and Marines."

The event will feature musical performances by the American Bombshells; a signature Fleet Week cocktail by Heroes Vodka, a veteran-owned, award winning, premium vodka; and exclusive items from veteran-founded brands Battlefield Collection and Blue Star Veterans Network.

Wasabi Rabbit's client list includes a robust portfolio of veteran-owned and military-focused brands, including the Olmsted Foundation, VetEx, the National Military Family Association, Blue Star Veterans Network and Warrior-Centric Healthcare Training. As a veteran-owned business and supporter, Wasabi Rabbit captures the spirit and voice of the military community through its client portfolio, and events like the "Wasabi Rabbit Fleet Week Celebration."

About Wasabi Rabbit:

Wasabi Rabbit is a New York based, veteran-owned marketing communications firm. Using tested methodology, Wasabi Rabbit's business and creative strategies achieve predictable, actionable and scalable results for every B2B and B2C audience. Its award-winning creative stands out in today's multi-channel, multi-screen and social marketplace. Learn more at www.wasabirabbit.com, or follow the social media hashtags, #WRFleetWeek and #WasabiRabbit.

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