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WHO: Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum & Library Presents
WHAT: Santa Barbara Veterans Day Weekend Events
WHEN: Saturday Nov 10th at 5:00 pm
WHERE: Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
ABOUT: Come dressed in your finest attire to help honor all of our Veterans on the 236th anniversary of the formation of the U.S. Marine Corp. The 17th annual Veteran’s Day Military Ball is the third of four exciting events for the weekend, starting on Saturday at 5:00 pm at the Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort.
VIP Reception, Dance exhibition, Live music, and Dinner.
Special Guest & Keynote Speaker: Colonel John Fer, USAF, Retired POW in Hanoi Hilton 1967-73, Silver Star, Bronze Star, 2 Legion of Merit Medals, 2 Defense Superior Service Medals, Distinguished Flying Cross and the Prisoner of War Medal
With Co-Recipients of “The Greatest Generation Award 2012”Santa Barbara residents:
Sgt. Major Robert Forties, US Army 82nd Air Borne WWII and the 14th Armored Division in Korea Silver Star, Bronze Star, Five Purple Hearts and more.
Pvt. Arthur Petersen, US Army 101st Air Borne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Foxtrot Company Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
WHY: Celebrate and honor all veterans for their devotion & service
TICKETS: $125. per person; Includes Cocktail hour reception. Dinner, Dance Band, Awards, Formal Evening Dress
Ticket Info: www.pierreclaeyssesnveteransmuseum.com or (805)969-0695
Further details will be available on the website and Facebook page: