Birthday Party Fit For A King Honors The King of Vegas - A Star For Elvis Presley To Be Announced At Big Elvis Birthday Party In Las Vegas

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Elvis Presley will be honored with a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. The formal announcement and kick-off for "A Star for Elvis" campaign takes place Thursday, February 28, 2008 in Las Vegas at the birthday celebration of a long-standing, award-winning local Elvis Impersonator, Big Elvis, who has a daily show on the Vegas Strip. The celebration will include 5 hours of non-stop entertainment by Elvis Tribute Artists, other Vegas performers, and is free to the public. Also attending and doing q & a for the audience will be a variety of Elvis co-stars from his movies, as well as Memphis Mafia member and author of Elvis book, Sonny West.

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The fan generated kick-off event announcing "A Star for Elvis" campaign for The Las Vegas Walk of Stars takes place Thursday, February 28, 2008 (3 pm to 8 pm) at a free show in the Lounge at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon during the Annual Big Elvs Birthday Celebration. "A Star for Elvis" campaign, sponsored by the Viva Las Vegas! Elvis Presley Fan Club will bestow the ultimate honor on the King of Rock 'n Roll, with a dedication on The Las Vegas Walk of Stars scheduled for the fall of 2008.

Thursday, February 28,2008, in the Lounge at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, Elvis fans from across the Las Vegas Valley are invited to a jam packed entertainment showcase at the award winning Big Elvis Show (starring Pete Vallee), with celebrity entertainers, and other special guests including Sonny West, former Memphis Mafia member, Presley confidante and author; West's assistant and author of two Elvis books, Sandi Pichon; stars from Presley's movies, including Darlene Tompkins (Blue Hawaii), Cynthia Pepper (Kissin' Cousins), and Jon Patino (Charro); and Sandi Miller, Presley friend.

More information about the Viva Las Vegas! Fan Club and the fundraising campaign for "A Star for Elvis" on The Las Vegas Walk of Stars is available online at The Las Vegas Walk of Stars is a non-profit organization that hopes to honor well over 3000 individuals who have achieved a level of prominence while living and or working in Las Vegas. These honorees receive personalized granite stars, to be installed along designated portions of Las Vegas Boulevard. More information is available at

Celebrity spokesperson for "A Star for Elvis" campaign, Pete Vallee has performed his heartfelt tribute to Elvis for the past 6 years at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon (Harrah's Entertainment), Monday through Friday from 3 PM to 7:15 PM. Vallee's tribute show has received multiple awards from the Review Journal Best of Las Vegas, including Best Elvis Impersonator 2006, as well as awards from What's On Magazine,, and Las Vegas Magazine. Vallee has been featured in documentaries and interviews on the BBC, German TV, Fox National News, Game Show Network, Travel Channel, E-Entertainment Network, Discovery Channel; and in articles from the Los Angeles Times to the National Enquirer, for his vocal similarities to Elvis, and most recently stemming from his weight loss of over 500 pounds during the past 3 years. More information is available at

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