Veterans Village to Announce Sustainable Homes at Third Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans Village & SolarCity collaborate on affordable housing solutions for United States Veterans
 
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LAS VEGAS - Nov. 9, 2015 - PRLog -- WHAT: Veterans Village and SolarCity announced their collaboration on a prototype to bring solar resources to the Veterans Village Instant Built House constructed from standardized, recycled ISO shipping containers.  The recycled housing units can be rapidly transported anywhere in the country via railroad "piggy-back" trains, semi, or jumbo air cargo transports for immediate occupancy for affordable housing that provides stability and support for our homeless, displaced and disadvantaged United States Veterans to successfully transition back into civilian life.

Phase II of the Veterans Village Instant Built House; a two bedroom affordable housing prototype made from a 100% recycled Ocean containers and off the shelf components to create affordable, well designed and efficient housing will be unveiled at the third annual Veterans Day celebration held at Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas

Veterans Village quote:
“Veterans Village is proud to partner with Solar City on this breakthrough in technology incorporating a Repurposed ocean container, state of the art solar technology and donated materials from the Home Depot Foundation to build this affordable house we call Instant Built House”, according to Arnold Stalk, PhD, Founder of Veterans Village Las Vegas.

SolarCity quote:
“On behalf of SolarCity, I want to recognize Veterans Village for serving those who’ve served our country,” said Jorna Edrada-Clark, Workforce Development Manager at SolarCity. “And, we applaud this tremendous organization for their vision and leadership in designing transitional homes powered by solar and energy storage. At SolarCity, our commitment to our men and women in uniform runs deep: we are proud that our veterans hiring initiative has led to nearly 900 veterans on our staff, including over 100 veterans here in Nevada. As we train more veterans in the jobs of the new energy economy, we look forward to working with Veterans Village, to together power Nevada’s future.”

WHEN:          November 11, 2015, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
       Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas, 1150 Las Vegas Blvd. So., LV, NV 89104

ITINERARY:

5:00 pm Music, Meet & Mingle.

6:00 pm Welcome/ Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem/ Mayor Carolyn Goodman

6:20 pm Dr. Arnold Stalk, PhD Founder Veterans Village/SHARE

6:30 pm Keynote speakers and Invited Guests

7:30 pm Unveiling/Ribbon Cutting of Instant Built House Prototype

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·         Public Officials and invited guests

·         United States Veteran residents at Veterans Village.

·         Arnold Stalk PhD, Founder, Veterans Village.

About SolarCity
SolarCity®  provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/solarcity) & Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/solarcity).

ABOUT VETERANS VILLAGE

Veterans Village is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to United States Veterans. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with intensive support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been created to provide supplies and services to residents including housing, medical and mental health services, employment training, referrals and placements, food pantry/nutrition programs and transportation to the VA Hospital and primary care clinics.  www.vvlv.org

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arnoldstalk@gmail.com
702-624-5792
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