Carson City — Ticket sales have begun for the custom Nevada 150 commemorative state themed motorcycle celebrating the state’s Sesquicentennial anniversary.  The Harley-Davidson® bike was revealed as part of the Las Vegas Harley-Davidson® groundbreaking, where the winner will be announced at the store’s grand opening event on or about Nevada Day, Oct. 31, 2014.

People now have the opportunity to enter to win the Nevada Sesquicentennial-themed motorcycle, the only design of its kind ever created.  The one-of-a-kind 2014 FLHX Harley-Davidson® Street Glide has been custom painted and embellished to include the Battle Born logo, Nevada State Seal, Nevada flag and was hand signed by Governor Brian Sandoval.

“This bike embodies a true Nevada spirit and we are thrilled to have Las Vegas Harley-Davidson® as a partner in this special celebration,” said Kara Kelley, executive director of Nevada 150.  “We look forward to having the bike at various events held throughout the state and for one lucky winner to take home this one-of-a-kind motorcycle.”

With the purchase of each raffle ticket, entrants will also receive a commemorative ticket in the shape of the bike, along with a commemorative chip to save as memorabilia.

The bike is set to make appearances throughout the year at various events and activities honoring Nevada’s Sesquicentennial.  For more information about purchasing a raffle ticket, a schedule of events and details regarding the bike along with complete rules, visit www.nevada150.org.

Cost for each raffle ticket is $150, with a maximum of 2,000 tickets being sold.  All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to Nevada 150 Foundation, Inc., the non-profit organization formed to support the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission and official Nevada Sesquicentennial Events.

For more information and to view all the upcoming events for the Nevada 150 celebration, please visit www.nevada150.org.

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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 will commence on Nevada Day 2013 and conclude with an expanded Nevada Day celebration October, 2014. For more information, please visit www.nevada150.org.

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