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Blessing or luck, crew of the 'Lucky Lady' celebrates 70th Annual Reunion

October 13, 2015

Recently, the crew of the "Lucky Lady," more formally known as the U.S.S. Santa Fe (CL-60), a Cleveland class light cruiser, celebrated their 70th Annual Reunion in Branson, Missouri. Melissa McGowan, a Group Sales Manager for the Branson Tourism Center Groups Department, worked with the group in planning and conducting the reunion. She said, "It's always an honor and privilege to work with our military groups, but this group was special." "It was an absolute pleasure to be with them and... Continue reading ›

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How many of these November 2015 Branson highlights would you like to see?

October 22, 2015

"With Branson's Veterans Week, Ozark Mountain Christmas, Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas, Branson's Christmas shows, and Thanksgiving, the month of November is easily one of the busiest and most exciting months of the year," said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "From the nation's largest Veteran's Day Celebration, to what may very well be its biggest celebration of the traditional American Christmas, and so much more, Branson will be... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


'Branson Veterans Homecoming Week' honors America's Veterans from the heart

October 15, 2015

"Honoring America's Veterans, those currently serving in its Armed Forces, and their families for their service and sacrifice is an inherent part of what Branson is," said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "Even by Branson standards however, 'Branson Veterans Homecoming Week' is special," she added. The annual event is one of the, if not the biggest, Veterans Day tributes in America, and is celebrated from November 5 through November 11. It... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


"A hero worth listening to" Keynotes 7th Annual Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients Banquet

April 13, 2015

When Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gather in Branson, Missouri from Thursday, April 23 through Saturday April 25, 2015, it will be the seventh 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, "The event, started by Branson.Com in conjunction with the assistance and support of the 'The Military Order of the... Continue reading ›

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Streetscape project impacts Branson Veterans Day Parade Route for 2nd year

November 6, 2015

"The delay in the completion of the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown Branson might change the route, but the 82nd Branson Veterans Day Parade will start on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month," said Annette Wood, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "This continues an uninterrupted, 82 year tradition of Branson honoring America's Veterans that transcends the area becoming a major tourist destination," she added. She points out that... Continue reading ›

Source: Branson.com


Seventh Annual "Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients" Apr.23 - 25

January 27, 2015

  “The Seventh Annual ‘Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients,’ will be held in Branson, Missouri on April 23 through April 25," said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "Branson.com is honored to host this unique event dedicated to serving, honoring and remembering those who have received the 'Purple Heart' for combat wounds received while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and is appreciative of 'The... Continue reading ›

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Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial on display at Welk Resort

October 27, 2014

"For the 18th consecutive year, the 'Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial' (Memorial) will be on display at the Welk Resort in Branson during Branson Veterans Home Coming Week" said Chris Cathcart, the Marketing Manager for the Welk Resort. "It has always been our privilege to honor our Veterans, active duty military personnel and their families who have sacrificed so much for us. Our long standing tradition of displaying the Memorial in Branson during 'Branson Veterans Home Coming Week' is... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


Major route changes for 81st Branson Veterans Day Parade

October 31, 2014

"Although it's a different route this year because of the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown Branson, a longstanding patriotic tradition will continue uninterrupted, when on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the '81st Branson Veterans Day Parade starts,'" said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. She points out that the new parade route will be moving in a counter clock-wise direction starting and ending at the south... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


"Against All Odds" the Copper Coin serves Branson Shoppers

September 1, 2014

That might seem like an odd headline, but along with "two pennies" and a trust in God, "Against All Odds" is not only the name of a book that Susan Abar wrote telling her remarkable story of courage, endurance and faith, but an accurate summary of what her chances were of living; let alone ever opening and operating a gift shop in historic downtown Branson or, for that matter, anywhere else. "The Copper Coin," operated with her husband Ron, sells many gifts, but its spirit is based on our... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


One two punch provides biggest week of Branson season

November 3, 2014

"I can safely say that, although every week in Branson is full of excitement, entertainment, natural beauty, shopping and dozens of things to see and do, it is extremely unlikely that any other week compares with the one two punch of what happens during the week of Nov. 5 through Nov. 11 each year," said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center "The combination of Branson Veterans Homecoming Week with the first full week of Branson's Ozark Mountain... Continue reading ›

Source: BransonTourismCenter.com


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