Cigar News: Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

Cigar News: Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

Miami, Florida- , a premium handmade cigar manufacturer, and Operation: , a nonprofit dedicated to serving U.S. military members serving in combat zones, are pleased to announce a Veteran’s Day limited-edition release cigar that will be sold to benefit the charity.

The cigar will retail for $6, with all proceeds from the wholesale of the cigar to authorized retailers going directly to Operation: . The limited edition run of 2,000 cigars is the first of its kind for and will ship to stores next week on Veteran’s Day, November 10th, 2014.

Cigar News: Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

Cigar News: Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

“For Veteran’s Day this year I wanted to do something for an organization that I truly believe in,” said Jason Holly, owner of . “The volunteers of Operation: work tirelessly to get cigars to the men and women fighting for our country.”

Not only will this special run be a first for , it will be a first for Operation: as well. The proceeds from the sales of the cigars are expected to be the largest single cash donation in the nonprofit’s history.

Cigar News: Viva Republica Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

Cigar News: Announces Limited-Edition Fundraising Cigar

“The support of could not have come at a better time,” said Storm Boen, Chairmen of the Board for Operation: . “Every month we have more requests from active duty troops than our all-volunteer organization can fill and the donation from the sale of Viva’s cigars will be used to defray our shipping costs when sending cigars to troops overseas.”

Retailers can order the cigars from Miami Cigar & Co., the exclusive American distributor of .

The cigar will measure 5 1/8 ” x 42” and is a medium-plus smoke. It was designed to be a smoke that is bold and flavorful.

“This release features a prototype Nicaraguan wrapper I have been working with,” said Holly. “In terms of the blend, it’s a bit different style than the regular production portfolio.”

ABOUT
is a boutique premium handmade cigar manufacturer with all of its production being provided by La Aurora, S.A. Miami Cigar Co. serves as exclusive United States distributor. www.vivarepublica.com

ABOUT OPERATION:
Operation: is a 501(C)(3) charity that focuses on collecting and dispersing premium cigars and accessories to American service men and women serving in combat zones. www.cigarsforwarriors.org