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Nevada 150 celebrates Veteran’s Day with statewide events


150-8897522-2078670VETERANS DAY EVENTS NEWS RELEASE – Nevada’s Sesquicentennial is celebrating Veterans Day with statewide events taking place throughout the week. Nevada residents and visitors are invited to join the celebration and demonstrate patriotism by honoring those who have fought for Nevada and the Country’s freedoms. Following is a listing of statewide Veterans Day events that kicked-off November 8 and continue through November 17:

• November 8-11: Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall. Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Laughlin. 903-561-9888.
• November 9-11: Fee-Free Days on Federal Land and National Parks. Nationwide and Statewide.
• November 9-11: Veterans Day Quilting Retreat. Whitney Peak Hotel. 255 N. Virginia St. in Reno. 775-398-5470.
• November 10-17: 1000 Flags Over Mesquite. Recreation West Field at 100 W. Old Mill Road in Mesquite. 702-346-5295.
• Monday November 11: Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade. Downtown Las Vegas. 702-384-4161.
• Monday November 11: Elko County Veterans Day Parade. Downtown Elko.  775-738-5398.
• Monday November 11: Virginia City Veterans Day Parade. C Street in Virginia City. 775-847-7500
• Monday November 11: Reno Veterans Day Parade. Downtown Reno. 775-334-4636.
• Monday November 11: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Home; Governor Sandoval will keynote the event that begins at 1:30 p.m. 100 Veterans Memorial Highway in Boulder City. 702-332-6784.
• Monday November 11: Veterans Day Ceremony. Southern Nevada Veterans Home. 100 Veterans Memorial Highway in Boulder City.  For information, call 702-332-6784
• Monday November 11: Honoring Nevada’s Native American Veterans 5K Fun Run/Walk. Pyramid Lake Marina 2500 Lakeview Drive in Sutcliffe. 775-453-3919.

For more information about Nevada 150 and events happening in your area, visit www.nevada150.org.

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Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, will provide opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. Nevada’s one of a kind and diverse history will be celebrated throughout the state for an entire year in order to promote pride in the shared heritage of Nevadans. Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration will commence on Nevada Day 2013 and conclude with

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