By: Genie Forkner Photos by: Genie Falconer
Veterans Village Las Vegas is proud to pay tribute to our United States Veterans at its 6th annual Veterans Day Celebration. This annual event honors and celebrates the brave men, women and families who served to protect our liberty and freedom,
The Celebration this year was held on Friday, November 9th, 2018 in the Eternal Flame Courtyard at Veterans Village 2 located at 50 N. 21st Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101.
Our traditional Veterans Day Ceremony began at 5:00pm with Senator Elect Susie Lee, the Honorable Carolyn G. Goodman, Mayor of Las Vegas and Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly followed by a ribbon cutting for our 5th campus, Veterans Village Women & Family Campus. The addition of the 20 units will assist Women transitioning from The Shade Tree as well as Female Veterans & Families.
Veterans Village is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to United States Veterans. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with intensive support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been created to provide supplies and services to residents including housing, medical and mental health services, employment training, referrals and placements, food pantry/nutrition programs and transportation to the VA Hospital and primary care clinics