Save the date
The pomp and protocol of an elegant military gala will happen again on January 13, 2018. Forward March, Inc., the non-profit organization spearheading the renovation of the historic Hamblen House, home of the C.F. Hamblen American Legion Post 37 will hosted the 4th Annual St. Augustine Military Ball at the Mark W. Lance Armory, 190 San Marco Avenue.
The Black Tie/Military Dress Uniform event is open to the public. Limited reservations are $100.00 per person and can be made by calling 904-794-2883.
Last year’s Ball honored Lt. Col. (Ret) William Dudley, current chairman of the veteran’s council of St. John’s County.
Dining, dancing and fun will be had by all. A silent auction is planned and various sponsorship levels are still available. Please visit our website at www.4wardmarch.org or call Ron and Nancy Birchall at 904-794-2883 with any question.
Forward March, Inc. plans to make this Military Ball an annual event to support veterans and active duty personnel and instill a pride of country and civic responsibility in our local youth.
Special Category Donors – Legion Legacy Project
*Includes naming opportunities for the Hamblen House (American Legion Post 37) facility, recognition in our Military Ball Program as “Special Category Donors,” inclusion in print media promoting event, being featured on the 4wardmarch.org website and Facebook page, and having a Bronze Plaque placed in the designated room or space in the Legion.
Military Ball Sponsors
Ponce de Leon – $25,000
*Includes table for eight guests, special recognition at the Ball, plaque at the Hamblen House (American Legion), recognition in the Military Ball Program, inclusion in print media promoting event, and being featured on the 4wardmarch.org website.
Menendez – $10,000
*Includes admission for six guests, recognition at the Ball, recognition in the Military Ball Program, inclusion in print media promoting event, and being featured on the 4wardmarch.org website.
Five Star- $5,000
*Includes admission for four guests, recognition in our Military Ball Program, inclusion in print media promoting event, and being featured on the 4wardmarch.org website.
Three Star – $3,000
* Includes admission for four guests, recognition in our Military Ball Program, and being featured on the 4wardmarch.org website.
One Star – $1,000
*Includes admission for two guests, and recognition in our Military Ball Program.
Friends of the Hamblen House/American Legion Post #37 – $500
Please reply by January 2, 2017, checks made payable to Forward March, Inc. Please contact Dan Sullivan, 904-824-6060, with any question, or visit 4wardmarch.org.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll free 800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. 100% of each contribution is received by Forward March, Inc. Registration #CH38284.