New 1 p.m. time for Vets for Vets Celebration
Yakov will once again join the 2019 Branson Veterans Task
Force “Vets for Vets Celebration Show,” which starts at 1
p.m. on Nov. 5 in the Mansion Theate
189 Expressway Lane. Theater doors will open at noon.
The Branson Veterans Task Force (BVTF) received many
requests for Yakov to return to the Vets for Vets stage
after his appearance last year. Chairperson Brenda Meadows
asked Yakov, who has entertained veterans and troops
stateside and abroad, to come back this year. He replied,
“We will be there.”
Vets for Vets is designed as a USO-style production. It is
made up of active duty military or veterans that are
entertainers, and includes former United Service
Organization (USO) alumni.
The show celebrates its eighth year in Branson and its third
year sponsored by Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex.
Paul Bluto, Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex owner, has
attended the show faithfully, even celebrating his 90th
birthday last year.
This will be the second year for Built Right, LLC will be a
Sons of the Silver Dollar will join familiar faces on the
Vets for Vets docket. Barbara Fairchild with Roy Morris, The
Bretts, Brandon and Megan Mabe of the Baldknobbers, George
Dyer, Gordy and Debbie, Negdra Culp’s Salute to Aretha,
Dancer Vietnam Vet Norvin Breek, Army Veteran Janice Martin,
The Golden Sounds of the Platters with Vietnam Veteran Eddie
Stovall and others.
“Only in America would this be possible,” said Yakov. “That
a Russian could become an American, and ‘Make America Laugh
Again’! What A Country!”
Vets for Vets is a free show for vets and their families. No
tickets are issued and seating is on a first come basis. It
is one of several events that serve to kick off Veterans
Homecoming Week, Nov. 5-11. A donation for the Branson
Veterans Task Force (a 501c organization, bransonveterans.com)
will be received.
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