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Grand Jubilee is truly a grand experience for all

March 23, 2011

It might seem like a cliché, but the Grand Jubilee is truly "grand" entertainment. I laughed until I hurt, listened to some of the most talented musicians and vocalists I have ever heard, in Branson or anywhere else, and was thoroughly entertained by a fast moving production that held my interest throughout. It was over all too quickly. The elements of the show aren't that much different from the Branson variety show mold that was cast by the Baldknobbers over 50 years ago and has worked so... 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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Lake Taneycomo site of Purple Heart Recipients fishing tournament

February 7, 2011

"'Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients (Hand in Hand)' is a unique event," said Marlyce Stockinger, Director of Advertising and Public Relations, for Branson.Com, the sponsor of the event and a sister company of the Branson Tourism Center. "Going into its third year, it is the only event of its kind to specifically honor the sacrifices of those, and their families, who have received the Purple Heart for being wounded in combat while serving their country." Although Hand in... 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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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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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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"Ooh-rah," Branson celebrates the 235th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps

September 21, 2010

On November 10, 2010, U.S. Marines, whether on active duty or discharged, and their families and friends will pause and celebrate the 235th birthday of their beloved Corps. Since its inception by a resolution of the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, "The Few, The Proud, The United States Marine Corps" has served America in every conflict from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism with honor and distinction. Marlyce Stockinger, Director of Advertising & Public Relations... 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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Special Branson events marking end of Vietnam War

April 1, 2010

As he reviewed information about a press conference regarding Branson’s marking the 35th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War, Paul Miller, General Manager of the Branson Tourism Center said, “Branson’s special events marking the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War will have special meaning to many local residents, some of our employees and associates and Branson visitors who are Veterans of the Vietnam Era or those who had family members or loved ones who served... Continue reading ›

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