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Valentines for Vets

Posted by on January 31, 2013

Original artwork created by Amy Callaway

Branson Mill Craft Village  will honor our nation’s Veterans during the month of February by hosting Valentine for Vets.

Anyone who wishes to say thank you to a veteran or active duty military member is invited to come into the Branson Mill during February and write a note on a notetcard created from an original watercolor painting by Amy Callaway, Branson Mill demonstrating crafter. With the help of Ozark Blue Star Mothers the cards will be sent to a hospital for wounded warriors in Kuwait, the front lines in Iraq and domestic Veteran Hospitals and Homes.

Nominate a Veteran or Active Duty Military Member to win a weekend in Branson

Branson Craft Mill and several Branson partners will also be giving one lucky couple a weekend in Branson. Nominations of active duty military or veterans are being accepted via the Branson Mill Facebook page or by email. Click here for contest details. Deadline for entry is February 28, 2013. Winner will be announced March 2, 2013.

huey-150x150Huey 369 Helicopter Landing
And, on February 22nd the American Huey 369 Organization will land a Huey Helicopter at Branson Mill Craft Village as part of a ‘Welcome Home Celebration”. Visitors will be able to see the fully restored Huey up close and meet the pilots and organization members in the afternoon. For landing times, check the Branson Mill Facebook page.

For more information on how Branson loves veterans and active duty military visit these local organizations:
Ozark Mountain Blue Star Mothers
Branson Veteran Events & Reunions
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913
Branson / Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB


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