Revised February 14, 2016
The Bob Smith Detachment #784 Marine Corps League Detachment Birthday Ball will be on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Linglestown American Legion.
Details regarding ticket cost and menu are pending.
TICKET COST AND MENU SELECTIONS HAVE NOT YET BEEN SET.
This Ball is open to the public via advance purchase of tickets only.
Nobody will be admitted to the Birthday Ball at the door without a previously purchased ticket.
All seats for this event are reserved - no seat will be held without payment.
Cocktail hour (cash bar) starts at 6 p.m. and will shut down about 15 minutes prior to the start of the dinner.
This menu is subject to change:
The Birthday Ball Menu is: TO BE DETERMINED but there may be two or three entree choices to be made at the time tickets are purchased.
Dessert will be Marine Corps League Detachment Birthday Cake.
The Ship’s Store:
There will be no active "Ship's Store" at the Birthday Ball but there may be order forms at the tables you can take home. The "Ship's Store" has Detachment T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Marine T-Shirts, Military mini-windsocks and a few other items. There will be no "Ships Store" supplies at the Ball.
The evening's entertainment has yet to be confirmed.
The Uniform of the Day:
Uniform of the Day for this Detachment Ball is coat and tie.
Detachment members are encouraged to wear Detachment Dress Shirt and Red Jacket with Detachment Cover.
Detachment members who only have the cover should do "coat and tie" with cover.
The Detachment T-Shirt or other T-Shirts, sweatshirts and jeans are not appropriate dress for this Ball.
Active Duty and Reservist military may wear their dress uniform but not their "Utes and Boots" for this Ball.
Retirees and Veterans are allowed to wear their authorized military dress uniform to this Ball.
Be advised an authorized military uniform must fit, be presentable, be correctly worn and it must be complete.
Also, pretending to be military or wearing awards, ribbons, medals, rank or other military accouterments that are not listed on your DD214 is a felony and this Detachment will not tolerate posers and will report such to the FBI, the agency designated to investigate military impostors.
If you didn't earn it, don't wear it, no matter how pretty you think it looks on your collar, sleeve or chest.
Tickets: AT THIS TIME, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS ADVISORY ONLY.
THE BLANKS WILL BE FILLED IN WHEN THAT INFORMATION IS MADE AVAILABLE.
DO NOT ORDER ANY TICKETS UNTIL THE DETACHMENT HAS DETERMINED COST AND MENU.
"WATCH THIS SPACE" FOR SUCH INFORMATION OR FOLLOW-UP BY READING THE OCCASIONAL NEWSLETTERS.
The cost per person includes the meal and the entertainment.
Tickets can be purchased by mail. Do not call or ask the favor to reserve tickets. Only PAID IN FULL tickets will reserve you a seat.
All tickets will be presented to you when you arrive. No ticket will be mailed or otherwise delivered to you prior to the Ball.
Tickets (WHEN AVAILABLE) can be purchased by remitting a check in the proper amount payable to (Bob Smith Detachment 784) and mailing it to (Bob Smith Detachment 784, P.O. Box 11, Hummelstown, PA 17036).