SOURCE: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Las Vegas Sands Corp.

May 16, 2013 14:30 ET

Las Vegas Sands Celebrates International Museum Day With DISCOVERY Children's Museum

Members of the U.S. Military Also Honored During Armed Forces Day Recognition

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is celebrating International Museum Day this Saturday, May 18, in partnership with DISCOVERY Children's Museum. To highlight the recent $1 million sponsorship provided by the Sands Foundation -- the charitable arm of LVS -- the Children's Museum will be offering a discounted admission rate to all Sands Team Members.

International Museum Day also coincides with Armed Forces Day, which provides further opportunity for both organizations to engage with the Las Vegas community. To honor this occasion, all active duty and retired members of the United States military will receive free admission, sponsored by Las Vegas Sands, for themselves and one child at DISCOVERY Children's Museum on May 18.

"It is such a pleasure for us to give back to the Las Vegas community, and to do so in alliance with one of the city's newest and most valuable children's resource," said LVS President and COO Mike Leven. "We are looking forward to many more occasions to applaud the hard work of our Sands team and the all-too-often unsung heroes of our nation's military."

Through its corporate social responsibility initiatives, Las Vegas Sands has a long standing dedication to both the communities in which it does business, as well as the courageous men and women of the United States military. This Saturday's observances offer a unique opportunity to celebrate each of these commitments with the Las Vegas community and LVS Team Members.

"We are so thankful for the support Las Vegas Sands has provided the museum," said Linda Quinn, CEO of DISCOVERY Children Museum. "It is an honor for us to celebrate both of these occasions with LVS, its Team Members, and the members of the armed forces in the Las Vegas community."

Hours of operation at DISCOVERY Children's Museum this Saturday, May 18, will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A valid Sands Team Member or military ID must be present upon entry to be eligible for discounted admission price.

About Sands Foundation

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and many other amenities. Through its charitable organizations, Sands Cares and Sands Foundation, LVS supports endeavors the concentrate on assisting youth, promoting health, and expanding educations opportunities within our local communities.

Contact Information

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