Posts By: Molly Dey

Top Attractions in Branson, MO

Branson, MO has more options and things to do than most folks could accomplish in several weeks, but they have two MUST DO attractions for our military reunion groups.  Themed after the majestic showboats of the 1800s, the Showboat Branson Belle evokes the spirit of a bygone era when river boat adventure, glamorous travel and… Read more »

The Other Attrition Clause: Food & Beverage Minimums

Groups need to be careful when signing contracts with a Food & Beverage Minimum, without understanding if reaching the minimum is realistic or not.  Be conservative when guessing at expected numbers for meal functions, as F&B Minimums (the dollar amount your group must spend) are based on these numbers.  Never calculate cash bar sales into… Read more »

What is a Room Attrition Clause?

Most hotel contracts today include multiple “performance clauses”, which can be very costly to reunion groups if attendance is not what was hoped for.  The most basic clause is for “Room Attrition.”  Groups need to be very careful when choosing how many rooms to block, and on what nights.  A typical hotel contract will hold… Read more »

Branson, MO – Top Reunion Destination!

Branson is one of the top military reunion destinations in the country.  Many of Branson’s most well known attractions routinely recognize veterans and their families with special revues and shows.  They have a real commitment to honor all veterans, current military, and the families who support them. Branson is nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains,… Read more »

We Need Each Other Now

“We needed each other then, we need each other now” A mortar specialist in the U.S. Army’s 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Warren R. Neill Jr. arrived in Vietnam in December of 1966. He first saw combat in Operations Cedar Falls, Gadsden and Junction City. In April 1967 he moved with the brigade to Chu Lai… Read more »