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Veterans Village Instant Built Tiny House Heads to National Hardware Show
National Hardware Show® And Operation Tiny Home Empower Las Vegas-Area Veterans Through Furniture Design and Construction Workshop
The National Hardware Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Thursday, May 10, 2018.
During NHS, Operation Tiny Home will be making a $25,000 donation to Veterans Village, Las Vegas—a local organization whose mission is to create and provide safe housing units for U.S. veterans. Veterans
Village also provides an array of services to help veterans, including medical and mental health services, employment training, nutrition programs and more.
On Tuesday, May 8, Tiny House Nation host Zack Giffin and the Operation Tiny Home team will lead a workshop for local veteran's teaching them skills in furniture design and construction. Workshop participants will work together to build custom furnishings for a container home as part of a comprehensive housing solution to support our homeless, displaced and disadvantaged United States Veterans to successfully transition back into civilian life.
Wednesday, May 9th through Thursday, May 10th, attendees are invited to walk through the finished Container home. This home will be the first of eleven (11) to provide stability for transitioning veterans in Las Vegas.
TRANSPORT OF VETERAN VILLAGE INSTANT BUILT HOUSE
When: 6:00 A.M. Monday, May 7, 2018
From: Veterans Village 2, located at 50 N. 21st Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
To: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Interview / Photo Opportunities Available: Contact Dr. Arnold Stalk, PhD, 702-624-5792.
About Veterans Village:
VV Mission Statement: Veteran's 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 support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been established to provide services to residents including, employment training and referrals, continuing education and degree programs, nutritional programs, exercise training, medical services, mental health counseling, specialized activities and special events. www.veteransvillagelasvegas.org
Arnold Stalk, PhD, Founder Veterans Village/SHARE