Las Vegas Sands Celebrates International Museum Day With DISCOVERY Children's
Members of the U.S. Military Also Honored During Armed Forces Day
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/13 -- Las Vegas Sands Corp.
(NYSE: LVS) is celebrating International Museum Day this Saturday,
May 18, in partnership with DISCOVERY Children's Museum. To highlight
the recent $1 million sponsorship provided by the Sands Foundation --
the charitable arm of LVS -- the Children's Museum will be offering a
discounted admission rate to all Sands Team Members.
International Museum Day also coincides with Armed Forces Day, which
provides further opportunity for both organizations to engage with
the Las Vegas community. To honor this occasion, all active duty and
retired members of the United States military will receive free
admission, sponsored by Las Vegas Sands, for themselves and one child
at DISCOVERY Children's Museum on May 18.
"It is such a pleasure for us to give back to the Las Vegas
community, and to do so in alliance with one of the city's newest and
most valuable children's resource," said LVS President and COO Mike
Leven. "We are looking forward to many more occasions to applaud the
hard work of our Sands team and the all-too-often unsung heroes of
our nation's military."
Through its corporate social responsibility initiatives, Las Vegas
Sands has a long standing dedication to both the communities in which
it does business, as well as the courageous men and women of the
United States military. This Saturday's observances offer a unique
opportunity to celebrate each of these commitments with the Las Vegas
community and LVS Team Members.
"We are so thankful for the support Las Vegas Sands has provided the
museum," said Linda Quinn, CEO of DISCOVERY Children Museum. "It is
an honor for us to celebrate both of these occasions with LVS, its
Team Members, and the members of the armed forces in the Las Vegas
Hours of operation at DISCOVERY Children's Museum this Saturday, May
18, will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A valid Sands Team Member or
military ID must be present upon entry to be eligible for discounted
About Sands Foundation
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading
global developer of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that
feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment,
convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and
many other amenities. Through its charitable organizations, Sands
Cares and Sands Foundation, LVS supports endeavors the concentrate on
assisting youth, promoting health, and expanding educations
opportunities within our local communities.
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