Reno, Nev. – The Nevada 150 Foundation recently completed its final report on behalf of the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission detailing the yearlong celebration. The report features photos and stories from throughout the year including details about fundraising, legacy projects, events, media coverage, partnerships with Nevadans, and much more. The final report is available on the Nevada 150 website for download.
“From Nevada Day 2013 to Nevada’s 150th Birthday on October 31, 2014, Nevadans from all over the state came together and celebrated this wonderful anniversary of statehood,” said A.J. “Bud” Hicks, member of the Nevada 150 planning committee, commission and President of the Nevada 150 Foundation. “This Report showcases the year-long celebration and a great way to remember the Sesquicentennial and the people of Nevada.”
Printed versions will be archived with official documents from the year-long celebration at the Nevada State Library and Archives.
To download the final report and for more information about Nevada 150 visit Nevada150.org/nevada-150-commission.
ABOUT NEVADA 150
Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, provided opportunities for celebration and reflection as we came together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. Nevada’s one of a kind and diverse history was celebrated throughout the state for an entire year in order to promote pride in the shared heritage of all Nevadans. Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration commenced on Nevada Day 2013 and concluded with an expanded Nevada Day celebration October, 2014. The Nevada 150 Foundation is responsible for completing the final directions of the Sesquicentennial Commission. For more information, please visit www.nevada150.org.
Nicole Carlsen, The Glenn Group
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