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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT TO CELEBRATE MILITARY PERSONNEL AND FIRST RESPONDER ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2017


LAS VEGAS PAVING ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR OF NELLIS/CREECH AND MILITARY VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY EVENT

(LAS VEGAS - NV) - Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc., a local nonprofit announced today that Las Vegas Paving will serve as title sponsor of the 3rd annual Nellis/Creech and Military Veterans Appreciation Day celebration. Set for September 9, at the beautiful Craig Ranch Regional Park, the event will recognize the sacrifices and dedication of the men and women who serve our country and will pay tribute to all active and retired military personnel, first responders and their immediate families. As part of its “Thank You Celebration,” free lunch will be provided to all attendees. All guests must bring their valid first responder identification, military identification or veteran’s card.

A special “Welcome Home” tribute to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War will honor and thank Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices. To show our appreciation, Vegas PBS will be presenting them with 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

There will be an array of vendors from the community to lend their support, as we feature entertainment, live music, a military vehicle display, kid’s zone and interactive displays for the entire community. A food truck village will also be set up for guests to enjoy.

The Nellis/Creech and Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day celebration is provided by generous sponsors including: City of North Las Vegas, Poker Palace Casino, Laborers Local 872, Signature Real Estate, Aliante Casino, Cannery Casino, Station Casinos, Medic West, Republic Services, International Association of Firefighters Local 1607, Nathan Adelson Hospice, Carrington Mortgage ,Teamsters Local 986, AARP, Palm Mortuary, R and R Partners, Kaemfer Crowell, Martin Harris Construction, NV Energy, North Las Vegas Police Officers Association and North Vista Hospital, Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson and Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick. In-kind donation: Critical Nurse Staffing, USO, US Foods, Meadow Gold, Krispy Kreme Donuts, Storage One, Veterans Village, Great Grain Bakery, CPR, Fifth Avenue Restaurant Group, John Mull’s Road Kill Grill, Blackabis, Raiders Red Zone Booster Club and numerous volunteers. Media partners, Periwinkle Media Group, KSHP Radio(AM 1400), Veterans Reporter and Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce are also sponsors of this event.

The fun kicks off from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., a Craig Ranch Regional Park, located at 628 W Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032.

This event is FREE and open to the public. To volunteer, or request more information, please visit www.nlvevents4military.org or send an email to nlvevents4military@gmail.com.

About Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc.

Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc. (AFMVA) was established in 2014 to carry out its mission of support and assistance. Our goal is to provide help in the areas of job connection, education, relocation, and transition from active duty to civilian life alongside our North Las Vegas Veterans Community Commission. On June 15, 2016, North Las Vegas mayor and council adopted a resolution that will now honor those who have lost their lives, along with our active military who have and continue to serve our country. They will be honored every second Saturday in the month of September of each year. ###

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Media Contact:

Tiffany Oats

PERIWINKLE MEDIA GROUP

702 873-1003

press@perwinklemediagroup.com

Winnie Brissett

PERIWINKLE MEDIA GROUP

702 649-2000

Winnie@periwinklemediagroup.com

For Vendor/Sponsorship Information:

Laura Coleman/Co-chair

702 349-3948