March 2017 Task Force Ball Additional Information

Here is additional information about events leading up to and information in support of the March 2017 Task Force 1-28 IN Battalion Ball.

Dress Swap Event Information

The Black Lions Ball Gown Swap Facebook group is live.  Spouses and dates are encouraged to check out the group to offer old formal dresses in their closet for trade and perhaps find a gently used formal dress that interests them!

Etiquette Class

Army Community Service (ACS) will offer a ball etiquette class for those interested in learning about formal events.  Topics covered during this hour long class include what to wear, the receiving line, toasts, and the history behind formals.

The ACS will offer this course to TF 1-28 on February 3rd, 2017 at 1300 and on February 21st, 2017 at 1900.  The location for both of these times will be the ACS building on Main Post, Building 7 in the auditorium.

Childcare Information

The Army Child and Youth (CYS) will have up to 2 Child Development Centers open during the hours of the Battalion Ball to provide child care to attendees.  Family Child Care services are also available.  Cutoff for registration is 17FEB2017.  Paperwork required is:

  • Parental Central Services Office Registration Checklist
  • “SNAP” Form (Emergency directives)
  • All registration forms can be found here.
Hotel Information

The Columbus Marriott has set asside 60 rooms for Task Force Ball attendees.  The hotel is located within walking distance of the ball venue.

  • Address:  800 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901
  • Phone:  706-324-1800
  • Price $95