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The Marine Corps Birthday Ball commemorates the creation of the Marine Corps on Nov. 10, 1775. Every year, around the world, Marines celebrate this day with a traditional Cake Cutting Ceremony and Formal Ball.

To help with gown costs, people can bring gently used gowns to the Community Center in San Clemente, 100 N. Calle Seville, before Aug. 20. They will be chosen by the ladies at the annual Ball Gown Give Away at Camp Pendleton. For further information call Carla at 949.357.5555 or

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