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Veterans Day Celebration  & Ground Breaking for the “Jacob Sportsman Memorial Plaza”

Veterans Day Celebration & Ground Breaking for the “Jacob Sportsman Memorial Plaza”

On Veterans Day community members, local legislators and United States Veterans gathered at Veterans Village for a candlelight vigil and ground breaking ceremony for the the Jacob Sportsman Memorial Park/ Plaza. 

Honorable Speakers for the vigil included:

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman
Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson
Greg Brannon, Veterans, United States Marine Coprs
Irene Rojas, Veteran, United States Navy
Joyce Sportsman, Jacob Sportsman Memorial Plaza Parent

Special guests present at the event were
Joe Tasby, Commander, American Legion Post 14 President, Nevada Regional Group, Blind Veterans Association and Vietnam Veteran War Hero

Attendees were treated to an moving acapella rendition of  “The Star Spangled Banner”