Here is Renee's interview with Simone Oliva, Public Events Manager for Mohegan Sun!
She chats about Vets Rock 2021, a free event where Mohegan Sun and the community come together to celebrate active duty military and veterans with a day of valuable programs and resources!
Vets Rock, a free event where Mohegan Sun and the community come together to celebrate active duty military and veterans with a day of valuable programs and resources, returns Saturday, November 13th. Special services featured in the Uncas Ballroom include a career fair presented by Mohegan Sun, Veteran Service Organizations, Educational Services, Save-A-Suit, and companies looking to provide benefits to veterans and military members.
Vets Rock 2021 will begin with an opening ceremony hosted by Gil Simmons of WTNH in The Shops concourse at 11:00am. The opening ceremony includes a salute to veterans and active duty military personnel remarks by invited dignitaries, and a display by the Tribal Colour Guard.
Vets Rock Expo
From 12:00pm – 6:00pm, guests are invited to partake in the free Vets Rock Expo in the Earth Expo & Convention Center. The expo features over 50 veteran services organizations and a career fair hosted by Mohegan Sun. The Save-A-Suit program will also be on-hand, outfitting up to 100 veterans with professional attire. Pre-registration through the website is required to participate in Save-A-Suit. Guests can also donate professional attire at the entrance of the Uncas Ballroom. For registration and more information about Vets Rock, visit mohegansun.com/vetsrock.
As a thank you to our troops, both past and present, Mohegan Sun regularly offers a military discount to all active duty military personnel, veterans and military dependents at more than 40 shops and dining locations across property. The Mohegan Tribe also provided 100 seats to the Mohegan Sun Arena’s Dashboard Confessional event. If you’re a veteran or active duty member looking for tickets to the Saturday night event, go to the website and register. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Prior to the excitement on Saturday, there will be a Veterans Day key chain distribution at the Winter, Summer & Riverview entrances on Thursday November 11th.
A full list of participants in the Mohegan Sun Military Discount Program can be found on the Mohegan Sun website.