LAS VEGAS SIGN GOES GREEN


The iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign has gone green for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday on March 17. Tourism officials from Las Vegas and Ireland coordinated the event as part of a traditional “greening” initiative worldwide, that has garnered participation worldwide from similarly iconic landmarks including: the Great Wall of China, the Pyramids of Giza, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro. Left to right: Honorary Consul of Ireland for Nevada Terry Murphy, Clark County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow, Irish entertainer Brendan Bowyer, LVCVA VP of brand strategy Caroline Coyle and presenter of Ireland's TV3 "Midday" Sybil Mulcahy with Irish nationals employed throughout Las Vegas' resort community. (Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau)

 

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