Lieutenant Governor to welcome Purple Heart Run truck in Branson Aug. 11

Branson will welcome the Purple Heart Run truck, and its Purple Heart Recipient driver, on August 11, in a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel beginning at 11:00 AM. Participating in the ceremony will be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson, Military Order of Purple Heart Public Relations Director, John Bircher and others. The public is…

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Branson honors Purple Heart Recipients for 9th consecutive year

Hundreds of Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gathered together in Branson April 20 – 22 , for the 9th  Annual “Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients” event. Started in 2009, it’s the only Veteran’s event dedicated to honoring and remembering those who have received the “Purple Heart” for wounds received in combat while…

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Happy 241st Birthday to “The Few, The Proud, The Marines!”

As a proud U.S. Marine, I was reminded by the 37th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller, in his Birthday Message, that “we are Marines for Life.” It is in that spirit that I say to my fellow Marines, “Happy Birthday!” as we celebrate the 241st birthday of our Corps. Commandant…

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New route and best viewing opportunities for 83rd Branson Veterans Day Parade

“For the last couple of years the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown caused a change in the traditional route of the Branson Veterans Day Parade,” said Preston Garrison, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson’s largest providers of tourism services and information. “With the completion of Phase I of…

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Unique Branson event honors Purple Heart Recipients for eighth consecutive year

  When Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gather in Branson, Missouri from Thursday, April 21 through Saturday April 23, 2016, it will be the eighth 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…

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

“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…

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

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…

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