Mayoral Veteran’s Ball November 16th

Mayoral Veteran’s Ball November 16th

Who: You! and 800 other veterans, members of the National Guard, and Oregon VIP’s
What: A Mayoral Veteran’s Ball, hosted by Salem Mayor, Janet Taylor
When: Friday, November 16th- VIP Reception at 6 PM/ Awards-dinner at 7 PM / Ball from 8 to 11:30 PM
Where: Salem Convention Center, Willamette River Ballroom- 200 Commercial St. SE
Why: To celebrate Oregon’s Veterans and The ORNG, and to raise funds for OWVA’s many charitable projects.
Attire: Formal/semi formal
Cost: Free for vets and members of the military. Vet/Military Families $15.00 pp. All others $25.00 Special VIP Reception- $250pp Charitable Contribution to OWVA.

Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert and beverages are provided- A “no-host” bar will also be open.

Please RSVP, by November 10, 2007

Special Honoree
WWII -Doolittle Raider- Jake DeShazer

OWVA DeShazer Award
Mr. Del Smith (Evergreen Aviation)
Dennis Guthrie- VFW

Oregon Veteran Service Awards
H.A. “Mac” MacDonald- UVGO Government Relations
Jim Willis- Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs, Director

OWVA Military Leadership Awards
Douglas Pritt, BG, CO, 41st BCT (ORNG)
Mike Caldwell, BG, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

OWVA Citizenship Awards
Darlene Hooley, Member of Congress
Janet Taylor, Mayor, Salem, OR
Karen Minnis, State Representative- House Speaker — 2003-2006
Donna Nelson, State Representative, Chair, House Veterans Affairs Committee — 2005, 06
Jeff Barker, State Representative, Chair, House Veterans Affairs Committee — 2007, 08
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