The Salute to the Military community ball scheduled for Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at McCamly Plaza Hotel’s Branson Ballroom has been cancelled. 
The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce, in a Friday press release, expressed regret that, "due to unforeseen circumstances related to the Salute to the Military Ball, the Ball scheduled for Saturday, September 8th, 2018 has been cancelled."

The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Staff, Military Affairs Committee, and planning team apologize to all of the community for any inconvenience this may cause.

“We are deeply sorry that we have had to cancel the Salute to the Military Ball,” said Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Debi Southworth. “The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce still remains a strong supporter and advocate of the Military and government agencies in the Southwest Michigan region. We look forward to working in partnership over the next year, and beyond, and encourage you to participate in our future Military recognition events,” said Southworth.