Philanthropic Fun: A Salute to Veterans
More than 750 guests celebrated Veterans Day weekend at the National WWII Museum gala.
The National WWII Museum’s 2019 “Victory Ball” presented by the Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation took place on the weekend of Veteran’s Day and saluted the men and women who have and continue to dedicate their lives to our freedom. The festive event featured cocktails and culinary creations by The American Sector Restaurant and Bar, live music, entertainment, dancing and unlimited access to the Museum’s pavilions and exhibit galleries throughout the evening.
The Medal of Honor Recipient/Honorary Chairman was Specialist Five James C. McCloughan. The Honorary Chairman was Maureen Detweiler in honor of her late husband, William Detweiler. Committee Co-Chairs were Dr. Laura Cassidy and Mimi Moyse Schlesinger.
A Patron Reception featured entertainment by Tiffany Pollack and Co and passed appetizers. At the Victory Ball, The Victory Swing Orchestra and The Yat Pack performed. The Museum’s Victory Belles also gave a Salute to Service. Floral arrangements were provided by LA Flowers.
Proceeds from the Victory Ball support public programming and ongoing preservation efforts at the National
Event at a Glance
What: “Victory Ball,” benefiting The National WWII Museum
When: Friday, November 8, 2019
Where: National WWII Museum
Honoree Specialist Five James C. McCloughan, WWII Museum President and CEO Stephen Watson and Cherie McCloughan
Beth Mueller and Founding President Gordon H. “Nick” Mueller, Ph.D.