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By VRN Staff | Photos by Su Phelps The Wreaths Across America ceremony was initiated at Arlington Cemetery 15 years ago to recognize our veterans from the Revolutionary War to present day patriots. It is held during the time of year when their loss is most apparent by the empty seats at the holiday table. This year hundreds of volunteers attended...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Su Phelps On Saturday November 23rd, Veterans Village partners with Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) to host their 3rd Annual Veterans Village 5k Run/Walk at Smith Center at Symphony Park. The money raised will go to Veterans Village to provide transitional and permanent housing residences for veterans. The race kicked off with...
By: Susan Santarcangelo | Photos by Su Phelps Nevada’s U.S Representative Susie Lee held a townhall at the Southwest Career and Technical Academy on November 23, 2019. Questions from the audience were wide ranging covering topics from national issues appearing regularly in the press like DACA and the impeachment inquiry to issues directly impacting veterans and their families. Lee stressed that...
By: Megan Way and Susan Santarcangelo | Photos by Su Phelps The Taiwan Chamber of Commerce of North America held its 32nd Annual Board Meeting at the Bellagio Hotel/Casino and Rio Hotel/Casino, October 30 –November 1, 2019. Congresswoman Dina Titus presented the TCCNA group and President Gerald Wang with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition. Congresswoman Susie Lee’s and Congressman Steve...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Lawrence Oravetz The annual Nellis Air Force Base Air Show; Aviation Nation, celebrates the U.S. Air Force’s 72nd anniversary from Saturday and Sunday Nov. 16-17 with an Air Show highlighting aviation history with plenty of static displays and aerial demonstrations led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. The whole weekend the Nellis Air Force...
By: Alice Clark | Photos by Su Phelps Active Republican Women of Las Vegas Club (ARW) celebrates 50 years of contributions to military and veterans as we head into the new year 2020! While the organization boasts donations to many outreach charities and school literacy campaigns in our Las Vegas community, they are steadfast aligned with national Federation of Republican...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Su Phelps The first Sunday of December the DAV Chapter 13 throws their Annual Christmas Party for their members, veterans, and their families. A table was full of presents were able to be won by raffle. The presents were donated by various organizations. Past District Commander of DAV Jeff Carson and his little assistant/grandson,...
Photos by Sergio Urena In celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps’ 244th birthday, The post office veteran employee Javier Medellin organized a party again this year with cake and fellow Marines at the North Las Vegas Post Office (1414 E Lake Mead Blvd., North Las Vegas, NV 89030).
By: Megan Way | Photos by Lawrence Oravetz Nevada State Governor Steve Sisolak joined Executive Director Silver State Health Insurance Exchange Heather Korbulic at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building (555 East Washington Ave, Suite 5100) on Friday November 1st to formally kick off the Open Enrollment for Plan 2020. Nevadans who don’t qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or don’t have insurance...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Lawrence Oravetz The Bridge at Paradise Valley had their own Veterans Day Celebration in house with cupcakes, the unveiling of their new Veterans Wall of Honor and followed by a Miss Senior Nevada USO show. The Veterans Wall of Honor features logos of the five branches of the military, the pledge of allegiance framed,...
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