MIRACLE MILE SHOPS COLLECTS FOUNTAIN DONATIONS FOR USO LAS VEGAS JULY 1-31
Change tossed in the popular water feature as well as Miracle Mile Shops’ indoor rainstorm will be donated to the local USO branch, assisting in feeding U.S. troops traveling through McCarran International Airport. For every two dollars donated, USO Las Vegas can feed one military personnel a meal and provide snacks for their flight.
Additionally, all month long, Miracle Mile Shops will offer complimentary Shop.Dine.Save. coupon books featuring more than $2,500 in savings to all military personnel who bring their military ID to the center’s customer service desk operated by Tickets & Tours.
USO Las Vegas has served more than 85,000 military guests since opening its doors in November, 2010. The USO has more than 160 locations worldwide, with 600 employees and more than 24,000 volunteers.
Miracle Mile Shops’ partnership with USO Las Vegas is part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing campaign, celebrating a year of change in 2013. In addition to monthly fountain fundraisers, the Caring, Giving, Changing campaign also raises funds for other programs and organizations through community sponsorships, additional partnerships and a number of cash and in-kind donations. In previous months, Miracle Mile Shops teamed up with The Shade Tree (January), Goodie Two Shoes Foundation (February), March of Dimes (March), Easter Seals Nevada (April), Dress For Success Southern Nevada (May) and WestCare Nevada (June). Other organizations receiving fountain fundraisers as part of the community outreach campaign include: Communities In Schools of Nevada (August), Nevada PEP (September), United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (October), the Nevada Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (November) and Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson (December).
About USO Las Vegas:
The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. We provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the U.S. and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We also provide critical support to those who need us most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and their families and the families of the fallen.
The USO Las Vegas Center at McCarran International Airport opened its 2,830 square foot facility in November 2010. The USO LV center reflects the glamour of Las Vegas while housing the customary comforts that military members and their families have come to expect. High-definition televisions, a movie theater, a snack bar and lounges are filled with 20 laptop and computer stations with Wi-Fi connectivity, a video gaming area with Xbox® and Sony PlayStation® consoles. Photos of Las Vegas and USO tour stops adorn the walls. Follow USO Las Vegas on Facebook and Twitter or donate at www.uso.org/donatelasvegas.
About Miracle Mile Shops:
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip featuring 170 specialty stores, 15 restaurants and live entertainment venues. The center is home to PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; H&M; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood’s hottest celebrities; American clothing line and complete lifestyle brand Original Penguin; Chicago popcorn legend Garrett Popcorn Shops’ only Las Vegas location; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; 15,000-square-foot bar and restaurant Cabo Wabo® Cantina; Las Vegas’ very own Sin City Brewing Co.; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; as well as a multi-million dollar fountain show. Miracle Mile Shops is owned by David Edelstein and Aby Rosen, in conjunction with leasing and marketing consultant Robert K. Futterman & Associates LLC.
Miracle Mile Shops is open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – midnight Friday – Saturday. For more information, call (888) 800-8284 or visit www.miraclemileshopslv.com. Keep up with the latest Miracle Mile Shops news via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.