Las Vegas United in Healing with #VEGASSTRONGER Week

October 1, 2018

Las Vegas

#VegasStronger
LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas community will come together honoring the destination’s unity and strength with days of #VegasStronger. Throughout the week, a variety of healing events will be offered giving Valley residents the options to participate and volunteer in remembrance with October 1, 2017.
 
“#VegasStronger week will allow locals and visitors alike to pay their respects and allows time for quiet reflection for all those impacted by this tragedy,” said Deacon Tom Roberts, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. “We are eternally grateful for our members of law enforcement, first responders, everyday heroes and members of the Las Vegas community who have all shown what it really means to be #VegasStronger.”
 
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#VegasStronger week will include the following events:
 
#VEGASSTRONGER Community Meal
Date: September 28
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM PDT
Location: Catholic Charities’ St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility
1501 Las Vegas Blvd N. Las Vegas, NV 89101
 
Dear Love: A Ceremony of Hope, Healing and Transformation
Date: September 30
Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM PDT
Location: Guardian Angel Cathedral
302 Cathedral Way, Las Vegas, NV 89109
 
1 October Sunrise Remembrance
Date: October 1
Time: 6:30AM – 7:30AM PDT
Location: Clark County Government Center
500 S Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89155
 
UBS Memorial Blood Drive
Date: October 1
Time: 7:00AM – 7:00PM PDT
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
 
Remembrance Wall Dedication
Date: October 1
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM PDT
Location: Las Vegas Community Healing Garden
1015 S. Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
 
Reading of Names Ceremony
Date: October 1
Time: 10:00PM – 10:30PM PDT
Location: Las Vegas Community Healing Garden
1015 S. Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
 
United Way Day of Caring
Date: October 5
Time: 8:30AM – 3:00PM PDT
Location:  Town Square at The Green
6605 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
 
In addition to these community events, the digital marquees along the iconic Las Vegas Strip and throughout the Las Vegas Valley will display a message honoring the city’s resilience from 11:59 PM PDT on September 30, 2018 through 11:59 PM PDT on October 1, 2018.
 
For more information on how to help and to see a full list of volunteer events across the destination, please visit https://www.lasvegasnewswire.com/events/.
 
ABOUT THE LVCVA
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