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ARE YOU AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF H BTRY 3/14
If you are not a member of H BTRY 3/14 or the guest of a H BTRY 3/14 Marine or Sailor, you are required to register as a Non-affiliated guest and pay the Non-affiliated ticket price.
MARINES MUST PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THEIR GUESTS:
In order to ensure that Marine's Guests are seated with them, we require all registration to be made by the Marine. This will keep the Marine's name assigned to the guests and will help us take better care of those in attendance. Random "John Doe" registrations make it difficult to know who is with who and will lead to OVER BOOKING of the event.
Please limit guest totals to no more than (5) guests per Marine as space will be limited to 300 total people. Case-by-Case basis will be addressed through GySgt Sheridan as he is responsible for ticket sales and seating arrangements. These cases will not be addressed until after Nov 1st. This is to ensure that all Marines are provided an opportunity to purchase a seat in the Ballroom.
READ: MARINE CORPS ORDER P1020.34G W/CH 1-5 (UNIFORM REGS) Ensure that your uniforms are put together, fitted, altered and worn properly!
UNIFORM FOR EVENT:
Wear your most senior uniform: Dress Blue "Alphas" (Medals) Dress Blue "Bravos" (Ribbons & Shooting Badges) Service Alphas (Ribbons & Shooting Badges) Mess Dress is optional. SNCO/OFFICERS: From now on only Blue trousers will be worn with Dress Blue A/B at the Birthday Ball per ALMAR 042/11.
YOUR GUESTS ATTIRE:
Ensure that your spouse and/or guests are dressed appropriately - Evening gowns and dresses that are "CONSERVATIVE" and not revealing are appropriate - Miniskirts or leopard printed halter tops are examples of inappropriate attire - Suite and tie or sports jackets with dress shoes and slacks are examples of appropriate attire for males.
UNDERAGE GUESTS & CHILDREN:
Children are welcome to attend. Please buy tickets for kids 8 yrs or older. They will need to be seated next to you. Children younger than 8 yrs are still welcome; however you must accept responsibility for them. Please escort the child out of the ballroom if they become a distraction during the ceremony. If your guest is under the age of 21 yrs, you MUST brief them on policies concerning alcohol and underage drinking. YOU will accept full responsibility and liabilities for their behavior.
BAR & DRINK PRICES:
For all attendees that are over the age of 21, cash bars will be available in the area outside of the ballroom. Once the ceremony begins, the bars will be closed until after the ceremony. Do not attempt to bring your own Alcohol into the facility.
Do not get drunk prior to the ceremony! If you become a distraction during the ceremony, you and your guests will be TOLD to leave and not return. Do not attempt to bring your own Alcohol into the facility. It is against their policy.
PARKING @ Richmond Marriott:
Parking is available for $8.00/day in the city parking deck at the corner of N. 5th ST and E. Marshall St, next to the Richmond Marriott. Valet parking is available at the Marriott at $40/hour. Please ensure that all belongings are secured inside your vehicle.