Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman helped honor the victims of the 2017 Route 91 Harvest festival shooting by reading their names aloud during a ceremony Friday night.
The fourth annual 1 October Sunrise Remembrance ceremony was held on Friday at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater in downtown Las Vegas.
As the fourth anniversary of the deadly shooting on the Las Vegas Strip approaches, most of the victims have received a settlement from MGM Resorts.
A quilt is warm, soft, inviting, something a grieving family member or still-struggling concertgoer can literally wrap themselves in. And if it’s a handmade quilt, it carries with it the good emotional vibes of its creator.
A recent planning survey for a permanent memorial honoring the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting elicited hundreds of emotional responses.
On the same day that the latest 1 October Memorial Committee’s survey results were released, country music star Jason Aldean announced on his Instagram that his security guard, Ryan Fleming, has died.
“I think it demonstrates as much as anything does that their heart is where it ought to be as we work on this,” Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson said of MGM Resorts International.
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center is seeking donations to continue gifting handmade quilts to the survivors and relatives affected by the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting.
A number of surveys will be conducted to help narrow the public’s priorities for a permanent memorial honoring victims and survivors of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting.
The online survey, which included 15 questions and was distributed by the 1 October Memorial Committee, ran between March 1 and 14.
The “Vegas Strong” banner that hangs at T-Mobile Arena to memorialize the victims of the Route 91 Harvest music festival mass shooting was recently updated to reflect the official death toll.
“It is so important that we come up with a memorial that we can all be proud of, one that best reflects the wishes of those affected,” said Mynda Smith, whose sister died in the mass shooting.
The survey has been described by the 1 October Memorial Committee as the first of many questionnaires that will be conducted throughout the planning process.
Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene stirred more controversy with a social media post claiming the Las Vegas mass shooting may have been part of a plot to get Republicans to give up their guns.
“Changing it to 60 may feel like an entire understanding that’s built up over the last 3 years must change as well,” according to a psychology professor.