Free Monthly Presentations Include Free Museum Admission
Sponsored by NV Energy
LAS VEGAS (June 2019) – The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces the 2019 calendar of Community Safety Forums, sponsored by NV Energy. Each month, the Museum partners with Metro and other Las Vegas agencies to host these free public programs that focus on pertinent issues that affect Southern Nevada. Attendees receive free admission to the Museum following each event, courtesy of NV Energy.
Each Community Safety Forum takes place on one Sunday a month from 2 to 3 p.m. Dates and topics scheduled for the remainder of 2019 follow:
June 9: Internet Safety for Children
July 21: School Safety (Also Provided in Spanish)
August 18: Home and Personal Safety
September 15: Emergency Preparedness
October 20: Sexual Assault Prevention (Also provided in Spanish)
November 17: Accident Prevention and Traffic Safety
December 15: Active Shooter Preparedness
“We’re grateful for NV Energy’s support, which enables the Museum, together with local law enforcement and other agencies, to make this important community service available,” said Jonathan Ullman, president and chief executive officer, The Mob Museum.
“The safety of our community, our customers and our employees is the top priority at NV Energy,” said Tony Sanchez, NV Energy Executive Vice President of Business Development and External Relations. “These events provide southern Nevadans with a unique opportunity to learn more about some of the difficult issues facing our community and to acquire information and strategies that can help protect themselves and their family.”
For more information about the Museum’s Community Safety Forum series, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. It debuted a major renovation in 2018, including a Crime Lab, Use of Force Training Experience, and Organized Crime Today exhibit as well as The Underground, a basement-level Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery, and sponsored by Zappos. The Mob Museum has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of Hotel.com’s Top 7 “Travel Brag Landmarks,” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse. Its house-distilled moonshine received top honors, the Double Gold Award, from The Fifty Best. General admission is $26.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum or Twitter @themobmuseum.
Christina Cober/ Erika Pope
The Vox Agency
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