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Selfless act of kindness honors Veterans

January 27, 2013

BRANSON, Mo., January 27, 2013 -- It's somehow fitting that the birthday wish of 13 year old Savannah Sinclair became one of the very first donations to the "Kids Of Our Heroes Adventure Camp (KOHAC)" for kids who have lost a parent in combat while serving as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Savannah said, "I have always honored Veterans because they sacrifice so much and chose to fight for our freedom." She went on to explain that she wanted to do something special to honor them so... Continue reading ›

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Purple Heart Recipients to be honored by Branson.Com

August 11, 2013

BRANSON, Mo., August 11, 2013 -- "The sixth annual 'Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients,' will be held on April 24 - 26 in Branson," said Tiffany Isnard, Director of Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. This unique event is the only Veteran's event dedicated to 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 officially supported by "The Military Order of the... Continue reading ›

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Branson Trout Tournament honors Purple Heart Recipients

April 27, 2013

BRANSON, MO, April 26, 2013 -- Amid the rain storms that plagued the Branson Area on Friday, Apr. 26 a very special trout tournament was held at Scotty's Trout Dock on the Lake Taneycomo lake front. The tournament was part of the three day "Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients," event running from April 25 through Apr. 27. Now in its fifth year, the event is the only one of its type and is designed to honor and remember the sacrifices of those who have received the Purple Heart... Continue reading ›

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Purple Heart Recipients to be honored in Branson

March 27, 2013

BRANSON, MO, March 27, 2013 -- As part of its support and dedication to America's Veterans, active duty military and their families Branson hosts Americas largest Veterans Day celebration, its seven day "Veterans Homecoming Week" each year from November 5 through 11. Although certainly a major part of that support, it is the everyday routine honoring and recognition of America's Veterans and active duty military personnel by the majority of Branson's attractions, shows, businesses and the... Continue reading ›

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USS Point Cruz Reunion remembers "The Navy's Baby"

September 18, 2012

BRANSON, Mo., September 17, 2012 -- What does the reunion of the USS Point Cruz in Branson, September 10 - 14 of 2012 have to do the with an emaciated near death two month old Korean Caucasian baby in a Korean orphanage in 1953" Actually, quite a bit according to Daniel Edward Keenan, who was that dying baby. "If not for the intervention of the Point Cruz, I would not be here today. They literally saved my life," he said. Keenan and the Point Cruz first "met" in September of 1953 when... Continue reading ›

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Branson hosts America's largest Veterans Day Celebration

October 7, 2012

BRANSON, Mo., October 7, 2012 -- "Honoring America's Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families is an important part of Branson's heritage and tradition," said Tiffany Isnard, the Director of Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. "It is something that is part of Branson's heart and spirit and is done on a daily basis, but nowhere is it more evident than during Branson's annual 'Veterans Homecoming Week' running from November 5 through November 11." The week long... Continue reading ›

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Branson event honors Purple Heart Recipients

February 8, 2012

One of the things that Branson, Missouri is known for is its passionate dedicated support for America's veterans, active duty military and their families. Americas largest Veterans Day celebration, Branson's seven day "Veterans Homecoming Week," is a focal point of that support, but it is day to day recognition and honoring, by the majority of Branson's shows, businesses and a multitude of smaller events throughout the year, that show the depth of Branson's true commitment, spirit and heart... Continue reading ›

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Branson "Hand in Hand" honors Purple Heart Recipients

April 18, 2012

BRANSON, Mo (04/18/12) Branson's tradition of honoring America's Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel and their families continues as the 4th “Hand-in-Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients," (Hand in Hand) is held in Branson April 26 through 28, 2012. Hand in Hand is a unique event in that it is 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... Continue reading ›

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Branson's Patriot's Corners perpetually honors America's Armed Forces

February 17, 2012

BRANSON, Mo. The genuine honoring of America's Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families is an inherent part of the Branson spirit and what makes Branson such a unique and special place. Branson Veteran's Home Coming Week, running from Nov. 5 to 11 every year, is America's biggest Veterans Day celebration and one of the most well known ways that Branson honors those serving and who have served in our Nation's Armed Forces. However, it's an event like the "Hand in... Continue reading ›

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Branson celebrates 237th Birthday of U.S. Marine Corps with Ball November 6th

October 2, 2012

BRANSON, Mo., October 2, 2012 -- The U. S. Marine Corps will celebrate its 237th Birthday on November 10, 2012. As part of Branson's Veterans Homecoming Week, America's Largest Veterans Day Celebration, held each year from November 5 through November 11, the 237th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps will be celebrated with the traditional Marine Corps Ball on Tuesday, November 6th at The Chateau on the Lake. Marlyce Stockinger, Director of Advertising & Public Relations for Branson.Com... Continue reading ›

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