Marine Corps Birthday Ball
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.

Place: Times: Attire:
Hebert-Kennedy 1600-1700 Reception (Military)
VFW Post 3979 1700-1800 Dinner Service "A" or better
210 Arch Street 1800-1900 Ceremony (Civilian)
Cloquet, MN 55720 1900-2359 Dancing Appropriate Attire
218-879-2447      

Hotel Accommodations 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
Entertainment 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.
Photos Professional photographs taken from 1500-1700.
Tickets Point of contact is MSgt Leslie, Ron (Ret); GySgt Chassé, 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.
Meal Choices Prime Rib, Chicken, or Vegetarian Lasagna. Meals are served with Potato, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Coffee, Wine or Non-Alcohol drink.
Seating 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.
Messages 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