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Branson Veterans Homecoming Schedule of Events

Veterans Homecoming Special Events

Wednesday, November 5, 2008: 7 p.m. The Showboat Branson Belle Salutes the Veterans with a special show and dinner for a special rate of $38.00 per person (gratuity not included). Boarding begins at 7:15 p.m. Cruise is 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. For reservation for this special production call 1-417-336-7170 or 1-800-618-9283

Thursday, November 6, 2008: 10:30 a.m. Woman’s Veterans Rose Petal Ceremony, to honor women veterans who have died for their country will be held at the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks. Following the ceremony is a Candle Service, Two Bell Ceremony. Lunch will follow the service with special guest speaker Captain Tamara Spicer, Missouri National Guard, State Public Affairs Officer. Cost $25.00, reservation required please call Barb at 417-339-6823. A great way to honor women veterans.

Friday, November 7, 2008: 10:30 a.m. Gold Star, Blue Star mothers & Gold Star Wives luncheon at the All American Cafe. Brunch is complimentary for Gold Star, Blue Star Mothers & Gold Star Wives. For more information and to make reservations call 417-337-8387.6:00 p.m. Stars and Celebrities Luau – Tuskegee Airmen Reunion at Chateau on the Lake. $47.50 per person. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. Pig presentation and dinner at 7:00 p.m. Floor show at 8:00 p.m. For reservations call 417-777-4063 or 417-336-6350.

Monday, November 10, 2008: 5:30 p.m. The Few, The Proud, The United States 233rd Marine Corps Birthday. Location: Chateau on the Lake, Branson, MO. 5:30 pm Cocktails – open bar, Ceremonial Birthday Celebration, Dinner, Dance. Keynote Speaker – Lt. Col. Oliver North. Cost – $45.00 per person. Attire – Semi Formal. For Reservations call 800-619-5708. Hotel Reservations if needed 800-268-4014 ask for Russ.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008: NO Reveille, NO Retreat, NO Day Room, NO Registration, VENDOR VILLAGE CLOSED, NO FREE LUNCH

11:00 a.m. 74th annual Veterans Day Parade sponsored by American Legion Post 220 through downtown Branson. For parade information contact American Legion Post 220 at 417-334-2296.
2:00 p.m. “FREE” Tony Orlando Yellow Ribbon Show at the Welk Theater. Please contact the Welk Theater for tickets. 417-337-7469.
Information courtesy of Branson Daily News & Branson Veterans Task Force