Las Vegas to Host Largest Military Baby Shower
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Soldiers' Angels Operation Top Knot Supports Moms LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's largest military baby shower will be held on October 10 in Las Vegas for 32 new and expectant mothers who have deployed partners or are active-duty servicewomen. Sponsored by Operation Top Knot, a project of nonprofit Soldiers' Angels, the surprise event will include gifts from the local community and flowers from expectant fathers. Soldiers' Angels team Operation Top Knot is a nationwide network of individuals who use their talents to support infants and expectant mothers of military families. Dedicated volunteers knit, crochet, sew, quilt, and design blankets, baby clothes and other homemade gifts. They also assemble and deliver or ship gift baskets for mother and child. Additionally, they help deployed fathers celebrate by sending them "It's a Boy!" or "It's a Girl!" bubblegum cigars. This giant baby shower is a new endeavor for many members of the Top Knot team, says local leader Jody Shervanick. "So often Top Knot volunteers never meet the people they are supporting, so the opportunity to experience a personal touch through this giant baby shower is very exciting," she notes. Shervanick is proud to support Las Vegas military families this way. "New motherhood is challenging enough under ideal circumstances, so being able to support and lift up these mothers while their partners are deployed is just fantastic. It helps ensure moms have what they need, and reassures deployed dads that their loved ones are cared for so that they can focus on their mission." The shower will be held on October 10 at the Nevada National Guard Armory in Las Vegas, 6400 Range Road, from 1 p.m. to 3 pm. The press is welcome to attend, and no permission from Public Affairs is needed. Soldiers' Angels is a volunteer-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing aid and comfort to America's military men and women, as well as veterans and military families. For more information, see www.soldiersangels.org or contact Jody Shervanick of Soldiers' Angels (702-862-6064), Top Knot Vice President Caren Vink (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Yvette Weigold of Clark County Armory (702-632-0513). SOURCE Soldiers' Angels Patti Bader of Soldiers' Angels, +1-615-676-0239
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