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Reservations required for dinner and salute.
866-481-GALA
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16th Annual Military Gala & Banquet
Bransons longest running military salute!
  

Friday
9 November 2012

Saluting

Wounded Warriors
and
Purple Heart Recipients

                                    

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

President of the Mess:
TBA
 


Chaplain: 
LCdr Michael Jones, USN (Ret)




Candlelight POW/MIA Service


   
Outdoor Fireworks at intermission
provided by A.M. Pyrotechnics


AIM BRANSON
A presentation you 
won't soon forget!


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) 
  • Salute  - doors open to Grand Hall for "dinner call" at 5:50 pm
  • Large 6 foot round tables of 10 
  • Souvenir Program Guide
  • POW/MIA Candlelight Service 
  • Wine/Non alcoholic juice for military toasts on each table
  • Dinner - Beef and Chicken combination dinner, salad, rolls, potato, vegetable, desert
  • Outdoor Fireworks
  • Mozark MOAA's True American Hero Award
  • P.O.W. NETWORK'S Patriotism Award 
  • VIP and Sponsors introductions
  • Black Tie welcome, optional Mess Dress, After 5, Tuxedo, Business Suit 
  • Dancing

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.

2012 Sponsors and Supporters


Charter Sponsor
 
College of the Ozarks
   


 

Seat Our Service Members Sponsors

IN 2011, 39 ACTIVE DUTY/RESERVE PERSONNEL or DISABLED VETERANS
JOINED US FOR THE EVENING THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS 



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 $55.00 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

 

Branson, USMC, Marine Corps, veterans, POW/MIA, salute, GALA, Army, reunions, fireworks, USAF, Air Force, Navy, soldiers, ball, mess dress    
POW NETWORK Chairman Chuck Schantag, and wife Mary,  the hosts of the Annual Military Gala & Banquet.
Photo courtesy of SWIFTSHOTS, 2009 Gala.

Tuesday, NOVEMBER 6, 2012               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
Wreath laying. Guest speaker, former POW Bill Robinson.

 

 

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