VICTORIA, Texas - The Marine Corps League is hosting a ball in Victoria to celebrate 244 years of the branch. The United States Marine Corps was founded on November 10th, 1775 by the second continental Congress. Thanks to some local veterans, they will have a place to celebrate the special day.
"We are celebrating and honoring all the people who came before us, and are with us now, who have fought for freedom," veteran Danny Gutierrez says.
The United Marine Corps Ball will take place on November 9th, 2019 from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be a mixer, presentation, dinner and dancing.
Tickets are $60 for couples and $30 per person. To obtain a ticket or for more information, contact Danny Gutierrez at (361) 642-0020 or Lynn Escalante at (361) 220-8976