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Vets Rock at Mohegan Sun

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Celebration featuring a benefit concert headlined by Trace Adkins, career services and so much more November 11th

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 4, 2015) – Career fairs, workshops, a charity concert and so much more – the possibilities are endless at the inaugural Vets Rock at Mohegan Sun this November. Hosted by Til Duty is Done and Mohegan Sun the day will feature special services and activities for veterans and their families – as well as a benefit concert headlined by Country music superstar, Trace Adkins.

Career Fair, Workshops and Auction
Vets Rock is taking over Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center. All convention rooms and the full 38,000 square-foot Uncas Ballroom will be converted into a conference space featuring a career fair, resume assistance, professional suit fittings and more.

Half of the Convention Center will host the Hiring Our Heroes Workshop with interview prep and resume assistance.  Guests will also have the opportunity to be fitted for a professional suit by Suiting Warriors. From 10:30am to 5:00pm, veterans are invited to take part in the career fair featuring at least 100 employers from throughout the state. The career fair will take place in the other half of the Convention Center. A family area will be available where veterans can bring their children while they explore the services available.

On Wednesday, a variety of other services will be available throughout the day in the upper level of the Convention Center for veterans to take advantage of including art therapy, yoga, music therapy, VA claim representatives, veteran legal affairs and much more.

Also on Wednesday, November 11th in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, there will be a special art show and auction headlined by a custom piece designed by John Herz. Additional programming will continually be added so please be sure to check mohegansun.com for the latest programming for the Vets Rock event.

Vets Rock Concert
The celebration goes out with a bang when Trace Adkins headlines a special Vets Rock Concert inside Mohegan Sun Arena at 7:30pm. The concert, emceed by Tony Orlando, will also feature special guests Dropkick Murphys and Madison Rising. Tickets for this event are $49.00 and $29.00 and go on sale May 16th through Ticketmaster and the Mohegan Sun Box Office. A special presale for veterans will begin on May 4th. To participate and receive a presale password, register for the Service Expo or as a job-seeker for the Hiring Our Heroes job fair.

About Til Duty is Done
Til Duty is Done is an organization helping to restore and improve the lives of veterans. Targeting veterans who are at risk for homelessness, Til Duty is Done creates delineates an efficient path to success to enable our veterans to have sustainable post military employment. Their mission is to serve, empower and engage veterans through supportive housing and employment opportunities.

About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on    Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.