The Venetian, The Palazzo & Omaha Steaks Join With Armed Forces

The Venetian, The Palazzo & Omaha Steaks Join With Armed Forces
Foundation to Celebrate the Holidays With "Salute Our Troops" on
Wednesday, Dec. 5 
Wounded Warriors to Be Honored With a Las Vegas Holiday Vacation to
"Winter in Venice," a Gift From The Venetian|Palazzo 
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 --  To celebrate the season
of giving, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas will join with the
Armed Forces Foundation and Omaha Steaks(R) to give back to our
nation's wounded veterans with an all-expense paid holiday vacation
to Winter in Venice(TM), the second-annual celebration of the winter
holiday season on the Las Vegas Strip. From Dec. 5 to 8, the troops
will be treated to an array of world-class holiday festivities,
entertainment, dining and relaxation.  
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"Salute Our Troops not only provides an opportunity to thank our
nation's heroes, but is an outlet to help them deal with the
hardships of recovery and the stress it places on their families in a
positive way," said Patricia Driscoll, president and executive
director of the Armed Forces Foundation. "Now more than ever it is
critical to give back to our wounded warriors and their families and
provide them with the support they need. We can't thank Dr. Miriam
and Sheldon Adelson and The Venetian staff enough for opening up
their hearts to our wounded service members and their families and
creating such a once in a lifetime opportunity."  
Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas
Sands, will loan their aircraft to fly the wounded warriors from
Walter Reed and Fort Belvoir Military Medical Centers in Washington
D.C. to Las Vegas, where they will be met with a police motorcade to
escort them to The Palazzo. A cheering crowd of guests and
Venetian|Palazzo team members will greet the troops at a welcoming
reception in the resort's atrium gardens.  
A live-stream of the troops' arrival and ceremony will be available
at The Venetian Facebook, and The Palazzo Facebook pages. In
addition, New York Times bestselling author Michelle Malkin will
cover the entire event at 
her blog, while renowned journalist Alana
Goodman will provide in-depth interviews with the troops at
Commentary Magazine.  
During their holiday vacation, the wounded warriors will enjoy not
only the events of Winter in Venice, but also lavish accommodations,
tours of the Las Vegas Strip, and tickets to opening night of the
intimate Soul2Soul show starring Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, as well
as tickets to Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at The Palazzo Theater.
They will also have the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate sports fan
experience at Lagasse's Stadium, poker tournaments, gondola rides,
services at Canyon Ranch SpaClub(R), and a gourmet cookout hosted by
Omaha Steaks at Madame Tussaud's Las Vegas. 
"The holiday season gives us a chance to express our gratitude to the
men and women in the Armed Forces for their many sacrifices," said
Andy Abboud, senior vice president of government relations, Las Vegas
Sands Corp. "Our chairman Sheldon Adelson and our entire company want
nothing more this holiday than to honor and celebrate our nation's
troops and their families. This vacation is our way of saying thank
you and happy holidays."  
Omaha Steaks President Bruce Simon said: "As a fifth-generation,
family-owned company with a nearly 100 year history, we consider it a
privilege to honor these brave soldiers and their families, who have
generously sacrificed and bravely served to protect our great nation
and the freedoms we all enjoy. We are grateful this holiday season
for the opportunity to join with The Palazzo Las Vegas to offer our
thanks and gratitude to our military troops and to support the
outstanding efforts of the Armed Forces Foundation." 
The Dec. 5 welcome reception will be held at 2 p.m. at The Palazzo
Waterfall & Atrium Gardens and is open to the public. The troops will
depart Las Vegas at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8. Special thanks to
Bell Trans, Cashman Photography, Clark County Fire Department, Las
Vegas Metro and Ryan's Express who generously donated their services
for this special celebration. 
Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are
"forward looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe
Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks,
uncertainties or other factors beyond the Company's control, which
may cause material differences in actual results, performance or
other expectations. These factors include, but are not limited to
general economic conditions, competition, new ventures, government
regulation, legalization of gaming, interest rates, future terrorist
acts, insurance, and other factors detailed in the reports filed by
Las Vegas Sands Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
About The Venetian|Palazzo(R) 
 With more than 3,000 spacious suites,
luxury shopping,world-class dining and entertainment, the $1.9
billion, Silver LEED(R) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design)-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new
heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in
Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards" for two consecutive years, the
AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning
resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New
York. The Shoppes at The Palazzo feature more than 60 luxury
boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making
their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloe, Tory Burch,
Christian Louboutin and Diane von Furstenberg. The all-suite resort
offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury
Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot
Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo
also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning
chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and
Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include the chic
dining and nightlife hotspot, LAVO; the unique nightclub experience
The Act; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub(R); the ultimate
sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse's
Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo -- an exclusive space designed
to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and
amenities including private champagne check in, packing and unpacking
services, exclusive bath and pillow menus, complimentary cocktail
reception and more. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep,
shop and play with Grazie, the premiere loyalty program, which
rewards guests with the ease and usability of just one card and one
program. The Palazzo and its famed sister resort, The Venetian Las
Vegas, are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental
Hotel Group global portfolio. For additional information, visit The
Palazzo website at palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter
@palazzolasvegas and interact on Facebook at
facebook.com/palazzolasvegas.  
About Omaha Steaks 
 Omaha Steaks, founded in 1917, is an Omaha,
Nebraska-based, family-owned company with a solid reputation as the
most well-recognized brand of beef in America. For five generations,
Omaha Steaks has been bringing people together to reconnect and enjoy
an exceptional 
dining experience. From its humble beginnings as a
custom butcher shop, the company has grown into the nation's largest
direct response marketer of premium beef and gourmet foods. Beef
selections range from Omaha Steaks signature Filet Mignons to
mouth-watering Boneless Strips, Ribeyes and Top Sirloins -- all aged
and hand-trimmed to exacting specifications and unconditionally
guaranteed for complete customer satisfaction. In addition to fine
beef, the company also offers a complete line of seafood, pork,
poultry, side dishes, appetizers, complete meals and desserts. Today,
Omaha Steaks is proud to honor and actively support our military
troops and their families by regularly providing a "taste of home" at
events ranging from cookouts for deployed military troops to welcome
home parties for soldiers and their families. During the months of
May and November, Omaha Steaks also sponsored two nationwide "Salute
our Troops" fund-raising and awareness initiatives to support the
Armed Forces Foundation, where 10 percent of the sale of various
Omaha Steaks packages were donated to help further the organization's
work. For more information, visit www.OmahaSteaks.com or
www.Facebook.com/omahasteaks.  
About The Armed Forces Foundation 
 The Armed Forces Foundation
offers vital assistance to active-duty and retired personnel,
National Guard, Reserve Components and military families as they cope
with difficult circumstances. When a service member sustains combat
injuries overseas, they and their family face a long, difficult road
to recovery. Spouses must often quit jobs to care for their partner,
children cope with parental absence, and financial situations often
deteriorate. The moment a soldier arrives at the hospital, the Armed
Forces Foundation steps in to assist the family in traveling to his
or her side and provides lodging for them to remain there. The
foundation then provides financial assistance, supplementing income
while the family waits. Through therapeutic recreational and outreach
programs, the AFF helps service members through their physical
recovery and provides relief from the mental stress of Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder. Through education and advocacy, we fight for better
care and treatment for PTSD. All along the way we provide other
opportunities as well, sponsoring military family events and
Christmas toy drives. The Armed Forces Foundation lives by the motto
"Serving those who serve," and, recognizing that families serve too,
seeks to provide a well-rounded program of assistance and support for
the military family unit.  
The names and brands mentioned above are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of their respective owners. 
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Media Contacts: 
Dawn Britt
Dawn.Britt@lasvegassands.com
702.414.4338 
Keith Salwoski
Keith.Salwoski@venetian.com
702.414.4337 
Jonah Cohen
Jonah.Cohen@lasvegassands.com
702.414.5228 
J.P. Purcell 
jpurcell@armedforcesfoundation.org
860.306.3403 
Beth Weiss
bethw@omahasteaks.com
402.960.7713 
 
 
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