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A healing week
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“As long as we keep having POWs, we have no choice but to remember,” said Mary Schantag, a founding board member of the POW Network. ...

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Local heroes honored at banquet
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John Koutrakos Patriotism Award, by Chuck Schantag, for his work following 9-11.

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Week-long veterans celebration begins
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The event, hosted by the POW Network, includes a veterans salute, POW/MIA service, dinner, fireworks and entertainment. The next day, Nov. .

 

15th Annual Military Gala & Banquet

Wednesday,  9 November 2011

Saluting SAC - Strategic Air Command
File:SAC Shield.svg
1946 - 1992

 

Chateau on the Lake
415 North State Highway 265

Join us in a spectacular setting as we celebrate Freedom 
and salute our Veterans with another 
unforgettable evening of elegant Dining and Celebration in the Great Hall.
       

Call the Chateau NOW for special room rates for GALA attendees   888--333-LAKE



Emcee:
Erwin Schultze,  DAV NSO
2008 Patriotism Award Recipient



Candlelight POW/MIA Service 

Chaplain: 
LCdr Michael Jones, USN (Ret)


President of the Mess:

LTC James P. Schreffler

College of the Ozarks
  

{With FLW MG Quantock and Julie Schreffler
as he is presented his LTC rank at GALA 2010]


Branson
Fire Rescue Honor Guard

 


Dalena Ditto

   
Outdoor Fireworks at intermission
provided by A.M. Pyrotechnics and supported by a generous sponsor.


The LeCroy Sisters

Tammy Renee'
 will entertain during dinner.


Dancing from 5pm - 5:45 and after Intermission.


  • Car to door drop-off or valet parking - easy wheelchair access
  • Cocktail Hour (cash bar) 5:00 pm, coffee available all evening
  • Formal photographs (couples or group) 4:00 pm (optional) 
  • Large 6 foot round tables of 10 
  • Souvenir Program Guide
  • Dinner 6:00 pm - Beef and Chicken combination dinner, salad, rolls, potato, vegetable, desert
  • VIP and Sponsors introductions
  • POW/MIA Candlelight Service 
  • Mozark MOAA's True American Hero Award
  • P.O.W. NETWORK'S Patriotism Award 
  • Outdoor Fireworks
  • Black Tie welcome, optional Mess Dress, After 5, Tuxedo, Business Suit 
  • Dancing after dinner


Portraits will be available starting at 4:00 p.m. If you have a group or special needs, please let us know when making your reservations. Group shots will be available BY RESERVATION ONLY for outdoor or daytime/daylight photos.



2011 Sponsors and Supporters


Charter Sponsor
 
College of the Ozarks
The Pritchett's The POLL's


Branson, MO

An anonymous donor
U.S. Army Ranger Association

Seat Our Service Members Sponsors

IN 2010, OVER 65 ACTIVE DUTY/RESERVE PERSONNEL or DISABLED VETERANS
JOINED US FOR THE EVENING THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS 

Col and Mrs Hivner
Ms Reeder
Mr and Mrs Acuri

 



Hosted by
The P.O.W. NETWORK

Feel free to email any questions

Be a sponsor for as little as $100 

TOLL FREE TICKET HOTLINE   --  866-481-GALA (4252)
Dinner Tickets $51.00 each

LIMITED SEATING
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR DINNER AND SALUTE
 - NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR
CALL NOW

The GALA is open to the public. 
One need not be a veteran or POW to attend.
Black Tie welcome, optional - Mess Dress, Tuxedo, Business Suit , 
Formalwear, Cocktail Dress, dressy slack suit.

Please, no jeans and tennies for dinner.

Fireworks are outdoors at intermission viewable from just outside the Chateau front doors.

Chateau on the Lake rooms HAVE SPECIAL RATES for GALA guests
888-333-LAKE

   
POW NETWORK Chairman Chuck Schantag, and wife Mary,  the hosts of the Annual Military Gala & Banquet.
Photo courtesy of SWIFTSHOTS, 2009 Gala.
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Tuesday, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 8:00 am

POW/MIA service at the Welk Resort Branson
Vietnam Memorial Wall. 

Outdoors
info - P.O.W. NETWORK
Sponsored by Welk Resort Branson
Music by the LeCroy Sisters, wreath laying.
Guest speaker - Vietnow National, John Davis


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