Event kicks-off year-long birthday festivities

Carson City, NEV. — Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval will host the Third Annual Governor’s Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 24 at The Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. This year’s banquet celebrates 75 years of the Nevada Day Parade and kicks-off the Nevada Sesquicentennial celebration.

The banquet includes a no-host bar and dinner service. Activities include a live and silent auction, special guest speakers and live entertainment. A portion of the proceeds from the night benefit the northern Nevada organization, The Children’s Cabinet. To help kick-off Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, guests will enjoy a cake-cutting ceremony and the opportunity to meet Governor Sandoval.

Tickets can be purchased online, at the Nevada Day Store in Carson City located at 108 W. Telegraph St. or the Grand Sierra Resort box office. The cost for the Governor’s Banquet is $50 per person or $450 for a table of 10. To purchase tickets online, please visit www.nevadaday.com and click on the Governor’s Banquet banner. Doors open at 6 p.m., with dinner service starting at 7 p.m. The banquet is for ages 14 and older. Dress code is semi-formal attire.

The Governor’s Banquet Dinner is the first of many events happening in Nevada the holiday weekend. Please visit www.nevada150.org for a complete listing of events taking place throughout the state.

For more information, please contact the Nevada Day office at (775) 882-2600 or visit www.nevadaday.com or 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 native and non-native Nevadans alike. Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration will commence on Nevada Day 2013 and conclude with an expanded Nevada Day celebration on October 31, 2014.

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