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T-Mobile Arena’s First Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off with Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas

April 7, 2017 by  

T-Mobile Arena’s First Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off with a Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas
Yesterday, MGM Resorts International and Bank of America came together to build a Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas home on Toshiba Plaza in celebration of T-Mobile Arena’s first anniversary. More than 150 volunteers from Bank of America and MGM Resorts were working hard all day in their hard hats, swinging hammers and nailing lumber to construct the framework of a Habitat Las Vegas townhome. 

Executives celebrating T-Mobile Arena's first anniversary, April 6

Executives celebrating T-Mobile Arena’s first anniversary, April 6

Photo Credit – Al Powers for MGM Resorts.

As the beautiful day continued, volunteer builders and guests enjoyed live entertainment from local band, A-List as they performed a musical variety of top hits. Patrons also were treated to delectable bites from T-Mobile Arena, amongst other activities, including face painting and a balloon artist.

Volunteers raising trusses

Volunteers raising trusses

Photo Credit – Al Powers for MGM Resorts.

Immediately following the build, partner executives, including Bill Hornbuckle and Phyllis A. James of MGM Resorts International expressed their gratitude to the community for making the arena’s first year a success. A sizzle reel of top highlights from the arena’s first year also was showcased on T-Mobile Arena’s mesh screen.

Habitat Las Vegas home build at T-Mobile Arena, April 6, 2017

Habitat Las Vegas home build at T-Mobile Arena, April 6, 2017

Remarks also were given by Dan Giraldo from Bank of America, as well as Mike Borden and Douglas Coombs from Habitat Las Vegas who thanked MGM Resorts International and T-Mobile Arena for their support and commitment to the community.

The completed townhome framework will remain on Toshiba Plaza throughout the weekend before it is transported to Henderson on Monday, where Habitat Las Vegas already has completed 29 homes.

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