American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall coming to Pascua Yaqui Tribe's Casino Del Sol, November 6-11
Casino Del Sol
Casino Del Sol will host the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) memorial wall, November 6-11, 2019 at Casino Del Sol’s Pool Lawn to honor our nation’s military and veterans.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall’s mission is to remember and honor the men and women who have served, and to pay tribute to those who have given their time and lives in service. The mobile wall allows people to pay their respects without having to travel great distances.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall is an 80% scale version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. The 360-foot long wall contains every name etched on the original wall in Washington. At its apex the memorial is an impressive eight-feet tall and is the largest replica wall traveling the country.
The wall will be open for viewing at the Casino Del Sol Pool Lawn beginning Thursday, November 7 through Monday, November 11. The public is invited to come view the wall, pay their respects, and honor the veterans and active military personnel in their lives. Admission to view the exhibit is free.
American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall Public Viewing Hours:
Thursday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 8, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 11, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall will arrive by motorcycle escort to Casino Del Sol on Wednesday. November 6 at approximately 4 p.m. Veterans will meet at Freightliner of Arizona at 3 p.m. to guide the wall to its destination at the Casino Del Sol Pool Lawn.
Casino Del Sol will also host a wall dedication ceremony at the Pool Lawn on Saturday, November 9 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will include a blessing, massing of the colors, three salute of fireworks, taps and firing of three volleys, and speeches from local dignitaries.
In addition to the American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall, Casino Del Sol will honor Tucson’s military community in a variety of ways:
- Veterans, active-duty military, and first responders can receive free lawn tickets or 50% off reserved seat tickets to Roy Jones Jr. Live Boxing on Nov. 7. For free lawn tickets, just show relevant ID day-of at the AVA gate. Discounted seat tickets can be purchased in advance at the Casino Del Sol gift shop or the AVA box office.
- Every Tuesday through the end of the year, active and retired military can enjoy a two-for-one buffet at Festa International Buffet. Present active or retired military ID or veterans ID to receive the deal for lunch or dinner.
- Casino Del Sol’s annual veterans wall will be on display in the Casino Del Sol hotel lobby, open to the public 24 hours a day, from Nov. 4 through Nov. 11. The public is invited to sign the wall with personal stories, memories, and notes of appreciation to military personnel close to their hearts.
About Casino Del Sol
Located in southwest metropolitan Tucson, Ariz., the Pascua Yaqui Tribe is a federally recognized tribe with nearly 20,000 enrolled members. The Tribe owns and operates several enterprises including Casino Del Sol, a AAA Four Diamond casino resort and one of the Best Hotels in Arizona named by U.S. News & World Report; Casino of the Sun; AVA Amphitheater, a 5,000-seat open-air concert venue named Casino Arena/Amphitheater of the Year by Casino Entertainment Awards; Sewailo Golf Club, a par-72 championship course designed by Notah Begay III; and the Del Sol Marketplace. For more information, call 1-855-SOL-STAY (765-7829) or visit www.CasinoDelSol.com. Follow Casino Del Sol on Facebook and Twitter.
About the American Veterans Traveling Tribute
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute is a veteran-owned project committed to travel the USA to honor, respect, and remember those who served, and pay specific tribute to those who gave all. American Veterans Traveling Tribute is not government sponsored or affiliated, but funded through sponsorship fees, donations, and sale of merchandise at events. American Veterans Traveling Tribute is self-funded via sponsorship fees, merchandise sales, and donations. For more information or to schedule an American Veterans Traveling Tribute event, visit www.americanveteranstravelingtribute.com.