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Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:31 AM

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AUGUST 18, 2017



ARMED FORCES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCED AS MEDIA SPONSOR OF NELLIS/CREECH AND MILITARY VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY EVENT

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


(LAS VEGAS - NV) - Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc., a local nonprofit announced today that the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce will serve as a media sponsor of the 3rd annual Nellis/Creech and Military Veterans Appreciation Day celebration. Set for September 9th, at the beautiful Craig Ranch Regional Park, the event will recognize all of 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.

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.

The celebration will feature entertainment, live music, there will be a display of military vehicles, a kid’s zone and interactive displays for the entire community. A food truck village will also be set up for the public to enjoy and an array of vendors from throughout the community to lend their support.

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. 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 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., 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 www.nlvevents4military.org or send an email to nlvevents4military@gmail.com.

About Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Established in 2017, the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is Nevada's only Incorporated and Active Chamber of Commerce that serves Armed Forces members and First Responders. ​ The mission of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is to Advocate, Empower and Partner with businesses owned by Armed Forces members. ​ The vision of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is to launch chapters in Northern Nevada, California, Texas and Florida by 2027. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs the states mentioned above excluding Nevada have a veteran population of 950,001 - 1,851,470. ​ Membership is available to Armed Forces members including Active-Duty, Guards/Reserves, Retirees and Veterans representing the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy plus First Responders representing Fire, Medical and Police, spouses and advocates.

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 throughout the month of September.

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Media Contact:
Frank Fuentes
ARMED FORCES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
702-518-8845
frank@armedforceschamber.com

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

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