The Armed Forces Chamber is proud to announce that "Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce Day" has been unanimously declared annually throughout Clark County in Southern Nevada by Mayors and Council members in Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The Armed Forces Chamber is recognized for its business and charitable contributions made to local armed forces members in Southern Nevada.
"We are humbled and honored by this outstanding recognition of Mayors and Council throughout Southern Nevada," commented Andre' Haynes, Founder and CEO of the Armed Forces Chamber. "Our mission is to help armed forces members serve, lead and succeed in business and this recognition lets us know that we are on the right track."
The Proclamations read as follows:
WHEREAS , Nevada is home to more than 3 million residents, more than 2
hundred thousand Armed Forces members; more than 100 Chambers of Commerce
that serve the specific business needs of cities, cultures, genders, industries, lifestyles,
minorities, religions, special interest groups, towns; and
WHEREAS , the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce, Inc., was incorporated by
Andre’ Haynes on February 28, 2017, is Nevada’s first and only Chamber of Commerce
formed to serve the specific business needs of Armed Forces members, received
federal tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(6) organization
on September 25, 2017; and
WHEREAS , the mission of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is to help
Armed Forces members start-up, grow and sustain their businesses and the vision is to
help increase the profits and number of employees who are employed by businesses
that are owned by Armed Forces members; and
WHEREAS , the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce welcomes members
including men, women, Armed Forces members from all U.S. military branches whose
status include Active-Duty, Guard/Reserve, Retired, Veterans with an honorable
discharge, spouses of Armed Forces members, First Responders including Law
Enforcement, Fire, Medical, Non-profit organizations, committees, advocates, civilians;
WHEREAS , The Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce has made a positive
community impact by making direct financial contributions and in-kind donations valued
at more than $35,000 which has helped more than 3,500 local underprivileged Armed
Forces members and their families; and
PROCLAIMED , That the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is recognized for
being Nevada’s first and only Chamber of Commerce formed to serve the specific
business needs of Armed Forces members; and be it further
PROCLAIMED , that February 28, 2019, is designated as Armed Forces
Chamber of Commerce Day.
DATED this 28th day of February, 2019.
The official Proclamations are displayed in the headquarters of the Armed Forces Chamber and available for viewing during normal business hours.