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(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 2018 Armed Forces Military Veterans Appreciation Day celebration. Set for September 8, at the beautiful Craig Ranch Regional Park, the event will recognize all 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 lunches will be provided for all current and past military members, first responders and their families. All guests must bring their valid first responder identification, military identification, or veteran’s card.

There will be an array of vendors from throughout the community to lend their support. Attendees and guests will enjoy a children’s zone with interactive games, along with live entertainment for the entire community, and a food truck village, which will also be set up for the public.

The fun kicks off from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 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 sign up to volunteer, or for more information, please visit or send an email to

Sponsorship packages and Vendor Booths are also still available.


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 be available to provide help in areas of job connection, education, relocation, and transition from active duty to civilian life; working through our North Las Vegas Veterans Community Commission.

In 2016, in addition to our military and veterans, and in recognition of “Patriot Day” proclaimed by presidential executive order, we will now be honoring those 2,977 individuals who perished during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, many of whom were veteran citizens, police, firefighters and first responders.

On June 15, 2016, North Las Vegas mayor and council, adopted a resolution that will now honor those who lost their lives, along with our military who have and continue to serve our country during the second Saturday in September of each year.

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