2016 United States Marine Corps Birthday Ball
Presented by Marine Corps League - Rose City Detachment



Open to the public. We encourage all veterans of all branches, our police, fire and first responders to join us in an evening to celebrate the Marine Corps Birthday as well as this great country in which we live.


Admittance to cocktail hour, pageant, dinner and dancing. Phone Major Richard Hardin 903-262-6841.

  • General Seating - $50.00 each.

  • Reserved Tables.
    • Table seating eight - $400
    • Table seating ten - $500

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  • dress code

    Ladies: Evening Dress or Cocktail Dress.
    Gentlemen: Tuxedo. Business Suit. Coat & Tie. Military: Evening Dress Uniform or Class A Uniform.

  • media

    The media is welcome and encouraged to attend. For interviews of personnel or our special guest, please contact: Major Richard Hardin, USMC Retired

  • valet parking

    By Tyler Valet
    Valet parking is free when you show your Ball ticket.
    (Tyler Valet is bonded and insured)

  • Sponsor

    Become a Sponsor today!
    Contact Major Richard Hardin, USMC Retired

Schedule of Events


Saturday, November19th 2016

1:00PM UNTIL 2:30PM
  • A Guest Speaker will hold an open Q&A, for donors, at Liberty Hall. Seats are limited.
5:00pm until 6:00pm
  • Cocktail Social Hour. Cascades Bar and Patio.
    • Silent auction bidding opens. Cascades Ballroom.
  • Birthday Ball Ceremony. Cascades Ballroom.

Dinner is served.

  • A Guest Speaker addresses the audience during dinner.
  • Elegant Few Band commences with dance music in Cascades Ballroom.
    • Ben Lowry & Texas Express Band performs in Cascades Bar and Patio area.
  • Silent auction sheets collected.
  • 2016 Birthday Ball concludes.

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 Unannounced Guest Speaker

Musical Guest The Elegant Few
and Texas Express.