The Marines Are Hosting A Gala


We are going to Celebrate our Birthday in Southeast Texas!

We will be hosting the 244th Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 1800-Mid-Night at the Marriott South located at 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas.

Tickets are $75.00 per person. You can purchase through the PayPal buttons posted at the bottom of this page. If you would prefer to pay by check, you can download, complete, then email or mail the MC Birthday Ball Ticket Request Form; mailing instructions are on the form.

If you wish to sit at a McLemore Detachment table, contact the PayMaster.

If you cannot attend but want to provide seats for your fellow Marines or FMF Sailors you can sponsor Individual Seats or a Table of 10 Seats for $750.00 using the same methods listed in the above paragraph. Please provide your or your company’s name and indicate SPONSORSHIP in your purchase so we can post recognition on the table.

For more information regarding tickets, contact the Marine Corps Coordinating Counsel, Southeast Texas Secretary at mccc.houston@gmail.com.

We encourage the Marines and FMF Navy Personnel in the Houston, Galveston, and Southeast Texas to attend and share an evening of fellowship and camaraderie. We will conduct a ceremony, have some dinner, do a little dancing, then get to share our Marine Corps stories with one another. It is always a great time. Coordinating instructions are listed below in the MC Ball Celebration Flier posted below.

Download and share the flier posted at the Marine Corps Coordinating Counsel, Southeast Texas website to encourage your Marine and FMF Navy friends to attend.

We want to see you there. Semper Fidelis.

Special Room Rate for Attendees

Because we want you to celebrate our 244th Birthday safely, we have blocked rooms for Marine Corps Ball Attendees.

To reserve your room, you can access the MC Ball Special Rate through the Marriott Special Rate Link Button below or contact Marriott at 888-236-2427 and ask for our Special Group Room Rate; Group Rate Code ( UMCUMCA) .

You must reserve your room by October 26, 2019 to guarantee the Group Rate of $89.00.

 

Event Attire

Male Military

Dress Blue Alphas – All Ranks (Large Medals) or Evening Dress – Officer/SNCO are the preferred uniforms. If you can no longer fit in that old uniform, it is acceptable to wear a Tuxedo or Suit with miniature medals (optional) . Annodized (shiny) or Non-Annodized (not shiny) medals may be worn; it is your personal choice.

Female Military

Dress Blue Alphas – All Ranks (Large Medals) or Evening Dress – Officer/SNCO are the preferred uniform.

If you can no longer fit in that old uniform, it is acceptable to wear a Formal Dress – miniature medals (optional).

Annodized (shiny) or Non-Annodized (not shiny) medals may be worn; it is your personal choice.

Male Civilain

A Tuxedo or Suit is required.

Female Civilian

Formal Attire.