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Branson.com will be hosting the 2nd Annual “Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients.” We did the event last year and it was so successful we are doing it again. The dates are April 22-24, 2010, Branson, MO.

For the next few weeks I will try and give you some insight as to how the event will progress. This year I am doing a town hall meeting at the Opening Ceremony regarding “how to get Your Benefits.” This is open to Purple Heart Recipients, Disabled Veterans and their families. As widows or widowers, there will be people to address your issues as well. It is so important that you know your rights. There will be a question and answer time. When you enter the theatre, you will be given a card. You will write your question on the card and hand it to the hostess/host. The question will be addressed to the panel and they will answer it for you. If you need private time, that will be available also. We are really looking forward to an informative meeting.

Guest Speakers:

Juliana Hensler – National Service Officer, Military Order of the Purple heart, Belleville, IL

Mark Horrell Jr. – National Service Officer, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Mt Vernon, MO

Jason Million – National Service Officer, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Muskogee, OK

Sydney Station – Regional Field Supervisor, Region II Military Order of the Purple Heart, St Louis, MO

Frank Van Hoy – National Service Director, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Springfield, Virginia

Registration for the fishing tournament, fish fry and shopping extravaganza for the women will be available on line, if you do not have a computer, others means will be made available as well.