Photo Release -- Desktop Warship Models Debut at Tribute Auction

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SAN MARCOS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Marcos California based SD Model Makers delivered 225 replica ship models of the Canadian Naval Frigate HMCS Toronto (FFH 333) for use by the Toronto based True Patriot Love foundation at their recent annual tribute dinner. The 1:440 scale, 12-inch length models with Acrylic cases, were the cornerstone auction items at the November 1st gala held by the foundation. The annual tribute dinner supports and honors members of the Canadian military and their families, wherever they may serve. The annual gala is the organization's flagship and largest charity event across the country, hosting senior-level business and political leadership. This year the event raised over $2.3 million for the fourth year in a row.

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SD Model Makers owner, Captain Brad Poulos, states: "We specialize in making museum quality ship models for ship builders, boat yards and vessel owners. It was an honor to provide models for the True Patriot Love Foundation event. When we learned the focus of this year's tribute dinner was on the Canadian Navy, we realized a detailed replica model of a modern Canadian naval vessel was a perfect fit for an auction item."


SD Model Makers offers museum quality scale model replicas of commercial, military and private vessels. The company can produce ship models in any size or scale desired, as well as display and transportation cases. For further information contact Captain Brad Poulos at (760) 525-4341 or

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The True Patriot Love Foundation was formed by a group of dedicated business leaders to support and honor members of the Canadian military and their families, while also building bridges between Canadian civilians and the military to better understand and appreciate the sacrifices of soldiers and their families. Over the past three years, True Patriot Love was honored to have raised over $13 million to fund a variety of military programs, charities and causes, when and where it is needed most. Our three key areas of support are Family Health and Support, Physical Health and Rehabilitation and Mental Health and Well-Being. To learn more please visit

CONTACT: Captain Brad Poulos Office: (760) 525-4341 E-Mail:

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