BRANSON, Mo. – Former U.S. Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell will deliver his story of perseverance in the bleakest of conditions this Thursday at the 3rd Annual Thanks4Giving Gala.
The gala benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Ozarks and CEO Billy Rader says he’s proud to present Luttrell’s story, the author of “Lone Survivor”:
Last year’s speaker was Hall of Fame Quarterback Terry Bradshaw and Rader says the clubs raised over 290-thousand dollars – a mark he hopes to top with this year’s event:
Rader says they have stopped selling tickets for the event and he hasn’t picked next year’s gala speaker, but says he likes to choose cultural icons that can cross genres and appeal to everyone.