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Branson's Veterans Homecoming Week, America's largest Veterans Day Celebration, starts November 5

October 28, 2011

BRANSON, Mo. "'Branson's Veterans Homecoming Week,' Americas largest 'Veterans Day celebration,' starting on November 5 and running through November 11 is a special and exciting time for us in Branson," said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center "It gives us a special dedicated opportunity to honor Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families that goes beyond the way they are honored routinely in Branson on a daily basis. A... Continue reading ›

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Branson Veterans Memorial Museum honors Veterans and a father

January 8, 2011

A shared passion, a fathers service, and a son's love and respect serve as the basis for one of Branson's most moving attractions, The Branson Veterans Memorial Museum (Museum). June Tillis, the director of the museum said that it was opened in the fall of 2000 by Fred Hoppe, Jr. of Nebraska to honor his father, a World War II Veteran and the Veterans the other wars of the 20th Century, World War I, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf. Tillis explains that the Museum contains over 2000... Continue reading ›

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Branson honors Purple Heart Recipients

April 28, 2011

Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country have gathered in Branson for the 3rd Annual "Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients" event which started April 28 and will end on Saturday, April 30. Registration and an opportunity to meet and fellowship took place at the Factory Merchants Mall the morning of April 28. Continuing a three year tradition, the events Registration was hosted by Chip and Sandy Milner. The story of just one couple, indicates the impact of this event... Continue reading ›

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Honoring of Purple Heart recipients is truly a Branson community event

March 26, 2011

"One of the really neat things about 'Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients' is the heartfelt support it gets from some of the individuals, businesses and groups within the Branson community," said Marlyce Stockinger, the Event Coordinator. She said that the event, sponsored by "Hand in Hand For Veterans," a non-profit corporation will be held April 28 through April 30 and would not be possible without the cooperation of many people and businesses such as Dave Hamner and Jim... Continue reading ›

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Fish Fry and “Hillbilly Motorcycle Run” added to Branson Purple Heart Event

April 10, 2010

The inaugural two day “Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients (Hand in Hand)” event held in 2009 was so successful that it is being expanded to a three day event this year. It will be held in Branson, Missouri April 22 through 24. Hand in Hand is an extension of Branson’s passion and commitment to America’s active duty military, Veterans and their families and is made possible through the efforts of many Branson volunteers, including the overwhelming support of its... Continue reading ›

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Branson'sVeterans Homecoming Week - About our Veterans, the Military and their families

September 23, 2010

"One of the largest 'Veterans Day' celebrations in the world, Branson's Veterans Homecoming Week, will be celebrated in Branson, Missouri starting on November 5 and running through November 11," said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. "Although Branson has a special place in its heart for Veterans, with the vast majority of its many live shows routinely honoring America’s Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families on a daily basis... Continue reading ›

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Branson's U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball one of many Branson Veterans Home Coming Week highlights

October 25, 2010

"The celebration of the 235th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps and having a good time will be the central focus of the Marine Corps Ball to be held at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, Missouri from 1700 to 2400 hours (5:00 p.m. to Midnight) on November 10," said Marlyce Stockinger, Director of Advertising & Public Relations for Branson.Com, the event's sponsor along with the Branson Tourism Center. "It is one of the many exciting special events held to honor America's... Continue reading ›

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Highlights of Special Events honoring Veterans during Branson Veterans Home Coming Week

November 3, 2010

"Thousands of Veterans and active duty U. S. Military personnel and their families will be honored in Branson during Branson Veterans Home Coming Week, November 5 through the 11," said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. "Here is a list of some of the events, many of them free, compiled by the Branson Veterans Task Force and Branson Lakes Area CVB," she added. The list is sorted by starting date and is subject to change: Veterans Day Room (Friday... Continue reading ›

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Traveling Liberty Bell will toll during Branson Veterans Home Coming Week

October 28, 2010

"Branson's celebration of 'Branson Veterans Home Coming Week,' is a week long celebration honoring America’s Veterans, active duty Armed Forces personnel and their families," said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. "It is filled with events and activities, most of which are free to Veterans, all with the same theme, to honor America’s Military and their families and was recently selected by the American Bus Association (ABA) for its "2010 List of... Continue reading ›

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Special Branson event honors Purple Heart Recipients

April 3, 2010

Honoring veterans, active duty military and their families is nothing new for Branson, Missouri, known worldwide for its passionate support of them and their efforts. In 2009 that proud and grateful heritage embraced a new event, “Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Recipients” (Hand in Hand), designed to honor and remember the sacrifices of those who have received the Purple Heart for combat wounds received while serving our nation. The two day event was so well received by those it was... Continue reading ›

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