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4th Annual Vets Rock at Mohegan Sun
November 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Celebrate active duty military and veterans with a day of valuable programs and resources at the 4th Annual Vets Rock at Mohegan Sun on Friday, November 2nd. Some of the special services and activities include Hiring Our Heroes, Save-A-Suit professional attire fitting, more than 100 Veteran Service Organizations and workshops, all free! A portion of tickets will also be donated from Sebastian Maniscalco’s concert in Mohegan Sun Arena by Mohegan Sun to support Vets Rock.
Opening Ceremony at 10 am: Vets Rock 2018 will begin with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. in The Shops concourse, hosted by Gil Simmons of WTNH-TV. Join us as we salute to veterans and present a check to the beneficiary organizations during the National Anthem, with FDNY Bagpipers and a performance by the USO Show Troupe.
Meet the Author at 3:30 pm: Meet Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and former Marine infantry officer C.J. Chivers for an in-depth look into his powerful and riveting book that chronicles the physical and emotional experiences of combat, The Fighters, at a special Winning Authors event. Join us at The Shops concourse as a part of Vets Rock when Chivers will participate in a Q&A session followed by a book signing.
Vets Rock Expo: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., guests are invited to take part in the Vets Rock Expo occurring in the new Earth Expo and Convention Center. This year’s Vets Rock Expo gets underway with special services and activities for veterans and their families such as a career fair presented by Hiring Our Heroes that will feature 100 employers throughout the region, Save-A-Suit professional attire fitting, workshops including Prime Lending which will offer free mortgage consultations, free health screenings and more.
Entertainment: Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco on Friday, November 2, at 8 p.m. A portion of tickets will be donated by Mohegan Sun to support Vets Rock.