WHAT: #NevadaSings – Nevada to Set Record for Most People in an American State to Sing their State Song at the Same Time
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 10 a.m.
WHERE: Various Locations
Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki invites fellow Nevadans to join him, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada 150 Commission for #NevadaSings, a state-wide simultaneous sing along of “Home Means Nevada.” On Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m., Nevadans will join together to demonstrate their state pride by singing a rendition of “Home Means Nevada” in an attempt to set the record for the most people in an American state to sing their state song at the same time.
Hundreds of locations have been registered. Several marquis locations in both the north and south have been selected for media coverage. RecordSetter, a Las Vegas-based company, who will officially verify the record will send officials, known as Yellow Jackets, to two locations.
Clark County Government Center – Clark County employees will be joined by a RecordSetter Yellow Jacket in the amphitheater. The public is invited to join at 9:45 a.m. to receive printed lyrics. The Clark County Government Center is located at 500 South Grand Central Pkwy., Las Vegas, Nev.
Grant Sawyer Building – State employees will gather in the lobby. The public is invited to join at 9:45 a.m. The Grant Sawyer Building is located at 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, Nev.
Symphony Park – The Smith Center’s employees will be joined by the Discovery Museum and Las Vegas Metro Chamber members. The public is invited to meet in the park at 9:45 a.m. Symphony Park is located at 361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas, Nev.
Nevada State Capitol – Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki will be joined by Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, state employees, University of Nevada, Reno Cadet Band and a RecordSetter Yellow Jacket on the front steps of the state Captiol. The public is invited to join at 9:45 a.m. The Nevada State Capitol is located at 101 N. Carson St., Carson City, Nev.
Roy Gomm Elementary – Gov. Brian Sandoval will be joined by the student body in the cafeteria, check-in will be required at the front desk. Roy Gomm is located at 4000 Mayberry Dr., Reno, Nev.
Virginia City – Storey County will be singing at the historic Pipers Opera House located at 12 North B St., Virginia City, Nev. Public is encouraged to arrive at 9:40.
Battle Mountain – The Battle Mountain Chamber of Commerce is hosting a sing-a-long in the Battle Mountain Civic Center located at 625 South Broad St., Battle Mountain, Nev.
Smith Valley – Senator Dean Heller will be joined by students at the Smith Valley School located at 20 Day Lane, Smith, Nev.
Nevadans are encouraged to participate at offices, schools, homes, parks, and community centers in setting the record by entering video or photo proof of co-workers, classes, friends, or family singing Home Means Nevada. Video or photo proof will then be submitted on www.Nevada150.org for RecordSetter to establish and verify the record.
Participants are being asked to visit www.Nevada150.org for rules and directions on how to sign up and how to upload or mail in your video or photographic proof. The Nevada 150 website also provides lyrics as well as an orchestral version of Home Means Nevada, courtesy of the Reno Philharmonic.
#NevadaSings was made possible through a sponsorship from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power.
ABOUT NEVADA 150
Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, will provide opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come 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 will be 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 concludes with an expanded Nevada Day celebration October, 2014. For more information, please visit www.nevada150.org.
The world record will be officiated by RecordSetter, a Las Vegas-based organization quickly establishing itself as the new home of world records. RecordSetter’s noted yellow jacket officials have been featured on the likes of CNN and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and their site hosts over 30,000 world records from 95+ countries.