AGEM and GLI Donate $120,000 to the Nationwide Museum of the American Indian’s new Nationwide Native American Veterans Memorial by means of their Lasting Impression Philanthropic Initiative
LAS VEGAS (November 10, 2020) – Right now the Affiliation of Gaming Gear Producers (AGEM) and Gaming Laboratories Worldwide (GLI®) dedicated $120,000 to the Nationwide Museum of the American Indian’s new Nationwide Native American Veterans Memorial. The donation is a part of the AGEM/GLI Lasting Impression Philanthropic Initiative, by means of which they collaborate to create a “lasting affect” contained in the gaming business and past.
The Nationwide Native American Veterans Memorial is a part of the Smithsonian Museum assortment. The museum is celebrating its opening with a digital program tomorrow, November 11, and the occasion will be seen at AmericanIndian.si.edu.
Located on the Nationwide Mall, a spot that pulls practically 24 million guests yearly, the memorial will honor American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian veterans and symbolize the nation’s respect for Native Individuals’ service and patriotism.
“We’re proud to contribute to this essential, poignant, and lasting memorial that will probably be a everlasting reminder on The Nationwide Mall of the dedication Native American veterans, their households, and governments have made to the US. Per capita, for many years, Native Individuals have had the very best share of illustration within the navy, 1.7 p.c of whole troops each enlisted and officer, despite the fact that total they characterize only one.four p.c of the full U.S. inhabitants, a statistic which is a supply of nice delight to Tribal members and Tribal governments,” mentioned GLI President/CEO James R. Maida. “The Nationwide Museum of the American Indian does large work bringing consciousness to the non-Native group in regards to the historical past and contributions of Native Individuals. This Memorial represents yet one more essential contribution. GLI is honored to be part of the Nationwide Native American Veterans Memorial representing respect and recognition to Native American veterans and their dedication to their Nation.”
“AGEM enthusiastically joins our philanthropic accomplice GLI and Tribal gaming pursuits throughout the nation in supporting this essential new addition to the Nationwide Mall for all of the world to expertise once they go to Washington,” AGEM Govt Director Marcus Prater mentioned. “All veterans who’ve served our nation deserve correct recognition and this memorial celebrates the essential position Native American veterans have performed in defending our nation and giving us the freedoms we get pleasure from immediately.”
Concerning the Lasting Impression Philanthropic Initiative
The Lasting Impression Philanthropic Initiative is a multi-year effort aimed toward figuring out worthy causes that may make the most of direct contributions to flourish over the long run and supply quite a lot of help to a number of beneficiaries. The www.AGEMGLIimpact.org web site is an ongoing supply of details about this collective effort.
Concerning the Affiliation of Gaming Gear Producers
AGEM is a non-profit worldwide commerce affiliation representing producers and suppliers of digital gaming units, lotteries, programs, recreation content material, desk video games, on-line know-how, sports activities betting, key parts and help services and products for the gaming business. AGEM works to additional the pursuits of gaming tools suppliers all through the world. Via political motion, regulatory affect, commerce present partnerships, academic alliances, info dissemination and good company citizenship, the members of AGEM work collectively to create advantages for each firm throughout the group. Collectively, AGEM has assisted regulatory businesses and took part within the legislative course of to unravel issues and create a enterprise surroundings the place AGEM members can prosper whereas offering a powerful stage of help to schooling and accountable gaming initiatives. For extra info, go to www.AGEM.org.
About Gaming Laboratories Worldwide
Gaming Laboratories Worldwide, LLC is dedicated to delivering the very best high quality land-based, lottery, and iGaming testing and evaluation providers all over the world. GLI offers suppliers, operators, and regulators with knowledgeable steerage for navigating the way forward for gaming and guaranteeing gaming improvements meet regulatory requirements with confidence. Since 1989, GLI has licensed practically two million objects and has examined tools for greater than 475 jurisdictions. GLI has a worldwide community of laboratory places throughout six continents, with U.S. and worldwide accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC requirements for technical competence within the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. GLI was named “Accountable Enterprise of the 12 months” by International Gaming Awards in 2019 for its social accountability in charitable giving, variety and inclusion, inexperienced initiatives, and accountable gaming help and schooling. For extra info, go to gaminglabs.com.