AMVETS to host children's Mardi Gras ball

AMVETS to host children's Mardi Gras ball

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - AMVETS Post #1 will host a children's Mardi Gras ball on Saturday at Beauvoir from 6 to 9 p.m.

A royal court made up of children will be presented and royalty will be crowned.

Kids of all ages are welcome to attend the event for free. Adults who members of the veterans' organization will get in for free, while those who are not members can attend for $5.

There will be games for the children and a prize drawing, and a 50/50 drawing will also be held for the adults.

Light snacks and beverages will be served, as well.

AMVETS is a veterans service organization that has over 250,000 members nationwide. The organization assists veterans and sponsors numerous programs throughout the country. Membership is open to anyone who is currently serving, or who has honorably served, in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves.

For more information, call 228-324-6444 or 770-378-4317.

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