SANTA BARBARA — The Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation will host its 24th annual military ball from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort.
The Military Ball is a formal event to honor local veterans and active duty service members. The event features live music, cocktail hour, silent auction, a three-course meal and dancing.
This year’s event will feature a message from guest speaker Francis Gary Powers Jr., the founder and chairman emeritus of The Cold War Museum outside of Washington, D.C. He is also the author of “Letters from a Soviet Prison” and “Spy Pilot.”
Tickets to the event are $175 per person and space is limited to 300 guests. Enhanced COVID-19 safety health and safety measures will be in place at the event, according to a news release.
For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, visit pcvf.org/military-ball.
— Madison Hirneisen