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Wine Country Marines – 2014

November 1, 2014 @ 6:30 pm

$130.00

Sonoma, CA – The Wine Country Marines’ Annual “Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball” is set for Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards in Sonoma, CA. This will also be the 29th Anniversary of the Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball. The ball has been a major contributor to the Semper Fi Fund, with proceeds from the evening being donated to the Semper Fi Fund since 2007, providing more than a hundred thousand dollars of much needed support to our Veterans and their families.

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The event includes traditional Marine Corps Birthday Ceremonies and dancing to a live band. General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), will be the Guest of Honor.

To purchase tickets or to find out more about this wonderful event, please contact the Wine Country Marines at (707) 537-8576 or visit their website: www.winecountrymarines.org

About the Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball

DATE

The 2014 “Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball” celebrating the 239th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

This year's Guest of Honor will be General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.). CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
This year’s Guest of Honor will be General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.).
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball is a major fundraiser for the SEMPER FI FUND.

TIME

The Cocktail Reception starts at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. A traditional Prime Rib Dinner will be served during the Dance immediately following the Ceremony.

LOCATION

The 2014 Birthday Ball will be held at the Jacuzzi Family Vineyards located at 24724 Arnold Drive in Sonoma, California. Visit the Web site at: http://www.jacuzziwines.com/

TICKETS

Tickets to this popular event are limited and reservations are required. The price per person is $130.00 or $260.00 per couple. Order your tickets early by calling: (855.367.8762)

LODGING

We have reserved a block of rooms at the following hotels:

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa located at 1325 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476. Special Birthday Ball room rate for a “Lodge Room”: $195/night. Telephone: (888) 710-8008

Best Western – Sonoma Valley Inn located at 550 Second Street West, Sonoma, CA 95476. Special Birthday Ball room rate for a “Fireplace King”, “Fireplace Garden King” or “Fireplace Garden 2 Queen”: $311.99/night. Telephone: (800) 334-5784.

El Dorado Hotel located at 405 First Street West, Sonoma, CA 95476. Special Birthday Ball room rate: $ 265/night.
Telephone: (800) 289-3031 or email guestservices@eldoradosonoma.com.

To receive the special rate, when contacting the hotel, mention “Wine Country Marines Marine Corps Birthday Ball”. These rates are for Saturday, November 1st only. The cut off for reservations is October 1, 2014. Any room cancellations will be handled by the hotel.

WHO CAN ATTEND

The “Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball” is celebrated annually on or about November 10th in Sonoma, California by Marines, friends of the Corps and members of the other U.S. Armed Forces (Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, or Honorably Discharged). The Birthday Ball is open to both Officer and Enlisted men and women along with their guests.

ATTIRE

Required attire for men is black tie or “best” military uniform. A coat and tie is required. The wearing of miniature medals is encouraged. The formal evening (mess) dress uniform for both Commissioned Officers and SNCOs is a popular choice. The uniform of the Marine Corps League (the scarlet blazer or evening dress jacket with gold cummerbund) is also appropriate. Ladies’ attire should meet similar standards.

Details

Date:
November 1, 2014
Time:
6:30 pm
Cost:
$130.00