Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 6, 2013

Marine Corps Ball set for Saturday

Event celebrates the Marine Corps' birthday


MT. VERNON — — The eighth annual Marine Corps Ball will be held Saturday at the Rend Lake Resort Conference Center. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for individuals and $40 for couples. The event celebrates the founding of the Marine Corps in 1775. It includes a number of traditional activities, including a birthday cake ceremony, a series of toasts and more.

Read more about the event Thursday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.