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Branson honors Purple Heart Recipients for 9th consecutive year

April 24, 2017

Hundreds of Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gathered together in Branson April 20 - 22 , for the 9th  Annual "Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients" event. Started in 2009, it's the only Veteran's event dedicated to honoring and remembering those who have received the "Purple Heart" for wounds received in combat while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States and is endorsed by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. It's three days of Branson sharing its... Continue reading ›


Lieutenant Governor to welcome Purple Heart Run truck in Branson Aug. 11

August 3, 2017

Branson will welcome the Purple Heart Run truck, and its Purple Heart Recipient driver, on August 11, in a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel beginning at 11:00 AM. Participating in the ceremony will be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson, Military Order of Purple Heart Public Relations Director, John Bircher and others. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the ceremony. The Purple Heart Run is not actually a “running” event. It’s an 8,500-mile “run” of a 2017... Continue reading ›


Unique Branson event honors Purple Heart Recipients for eighth consecutive year

April 11, 2016

  When Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gather in Branson, Missouri from Thursday, April 21 through Saturday April 23, 2016, it will be the eighth consecutive year that Branson.Com has hosted Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients. Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center, the parent company of Branson.Com, said, "We are honored and privileged to have been be able to host this unique event, dedicated to remembering... Continue reading ›


Three special things Veterans do not want to miss while in Branson

November 5, 2016

"Branson's Veterans Homecoming Week is America's biggest 'Veterans' Day' tribute, running form November 5 through November 11 each year," said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "The seven-day event is both a tribute and a celebration, filled with a variety of activities, shows, reunions, and highlighted with the Veterans Day Parade, through historic downtown Branson starting at the 11th Hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Here's a short... Continue reading ›


9th Annual Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients April 20 - 22

December 9, 2016

Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country will gather in Branson, Missouri for the 9th Annual Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients, April 20 - 22, 2017. Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center, the parent company of Branson.Com said, "This event is unique and special in that it is dedicated solely to honoring, remembering, serving, and entertaining those who have received the 'Purple Heart' for combat wounds received while serving in... Continue reading ›


New route and best viewing opportunities for 83rd Branson Veterans Day Parade

September 28, 2016

"For the last couple of years the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown caused a change in the traditional route of the Branson Veterans Day Parade," said Preston Garrison, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson's largest providers of tourism services and information. "With the completion of Phase I of the project, the 2016 routing for the parade will again have it going down Commercial Street, through the center of Historic Down Town Branson,"... Continue reading ›


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