242nd Marine Corps Birthday
Welcome to the 242nd Birthday of our beloved Marine Corps. November 4, 2017, the Marine Corps Birthday Ball will be hosted by the Cloquet Veterans of Foreign Wars Hebert-Kennedy Post 3979. All Marines, past and present, Marine Corps Corpsmen, families and friends, are invited to attend this traditional celebration.
|VFW Post 3979
||Service "A" or better
|210 Arch Street
|Cloquet, MN 55720
||Rooms are reserved for the Marine Corps Ball at a discount rate at AmericInn (218) 879-1231 in Cloquet. Reservations must be made by October 20, 2017 to guarantee the reduced rates. You must say you are here for the Marine Corps Ball.
|Guest of Honor
||Senator Tony Lourey
||Dance to the music of the Hendershots, one of the Northlands leading Country band. Music starts at 1900 and is for Marine Corps Ball guest only, then the dance floor will be open to members and guests at 2000.
||Professional photographs taken from 1500-1700.
||Point of contact is
MSgt Leslie, Ron (Ret);
GySgt ChassÃ©, Richard (Ret),
Sgt Riel, Ron; or
Cpl Nelson, James. Click on link below to complete the registration form or send email of intent to attend to MCBall@vfw3979.org
|Price Per Person
||Dinner / Ceremony / Dancing - $30.00.
Make checks payable to Marine Corps Ball.
||Prime Rib, Chicken, or Vegetarian Lasagna. Meals are served with Potato, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Coffee, Wine or Non-Alcohol drink.
||Tables seat a maximum of eight people. If you wish to be seated with a certain group, please indicate your preference when you complete the registration form.
||During the Ball, emergency messages can be relayed by calling the VFW at 218-879-2447.
"ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE" - SEMPER FI MARINES