On November 15, 2013 at the Hager Hall the Antietam Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be hosting a Ball to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. For the second year running, the Antietam Detachment will be opening their celebration to the public. The Marine Corps Ball is a 92 year old tradition that the Antietam Detachment plans to make an annual tradition in Washington County.
The evening will begin with a social hour beginning at 5 pm. The traditional birthday celebration commences at 6pm. A buffet dinner begins at 7pm and the guest of honor will speak approximately at 8pm. A live band will provide music for dancing throughout the evening.
The guest of honor this year is Jim Warner, a Marine combat pilot and a Washington County resident, who spent five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
The Antietam Detachment, which runs Toys For Tots in Washington County, will be accepting donations of new unwrapped toys that evening. A silent auction will also be held with proceeds going to the various programs run/supported by the detachment.
Event begins at 6:00PM
Presented by: Antietam Detachment of the Marine Corps League