On Saturday, July 13th, the Birthday Ball Committee will meet at Perkins - which is on Newberry Road between the Oaks Mall and I-75. Meeting starts at 9:30. We cannot reserve a table so the first people there should get a table for 8. We can expand if necessary but we usually have no more than 8.
We are still evaluating table gifts to purchase (glassware versus something else.) This will be after the "taste testing" with Chef Brothers on June 30th so we should have menu items selected.
The Iwo Jima statues for the centerpieces were reviewed and look good. Jim Hutto is checking on an appropriate challenge coin that can be given to each guest.
We hope to have a block of rooms at the Gateway Grand in Gainesville in addition to the Holiday Inn Express in Alachua.
If you have information on sponsors or advertisers, please bring that with you.
If you are working with any other area of the Ball and want to join us to either ask questions or give an update, we are glad to have everyone there.
As always you will be able to order a meal as we meet.
Thanks for your time and I look forward to seeing you there.
The Board of Trustees and the Detachment Staff meet to receive reports, get updates on projects and set the agenda for the upcoming general meeting. The meeting is open to all members.
General monthly meeting of the Detachment. Social hour begins at 6:00pm.
There will be a covered dish during the social hour. The entree will be provided. Bring a dish to share if you wish. Take the time to get to know other members and get caught up with ones you know.
Business meeting begins at 7:00pm and ends at 8pm.
Come to find out what we are working on, what is coming up, and where you can help. Come to be part of our Marine Team.
Our annual Birthday Ball Celebration.
Reception begins at 5:00pm. Traditional Ceremony at 6:00pm. Plated dinner served about 6:45pm. Raffles, Auctions, Music, Dancing, Cash Bars.
Guest of Honor LtGen Jack Bergman will deliver the keynote message during the ceremony. Live music provided by Groove 41.
A great evening to be had by all at just $40 per ticket. A limited number of tickets are available online, but if the online inventory of tickets is sold, please add your name to our Waitlist. As cancellations occur, we will contact those on the waitlist in the order they are received.
Phone: (352) 222-8837
Mailing Address: Gator 990 MCL, PO Box 14, High Springs FL 32655