United States Mint Unveils Coin Designs for Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins

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Representatives from the United States Mint and Boys Town will unveil designs for the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at 10 a.m. (CT).

WHAT:
Representatives from the United States Mint and Boys Town will unveil the designs for the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins at the Boys Town Music Hall in Boys Town, Nebraska. Pursuant to Public Law 114–30, the designs of the gold, silver and clad coins are emblematic of the 100 years of Boys Town, one of the largest nonprofit child care agencies in the United States.

In addition to the coin design unveiling with remarks from United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson, the ceremony includes a performance by Boys Town youth. The event is free and open to the public.

The Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coins will be available for purchase from the United States Mint during 2017.

WHEN:     
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 10 a.m. (CT)

WHERE:    
Boys Town Music Hall
13715 Flanagan Blvd.
Boys Town, NE 68010

WHO:    
Rhett Jeppson, Principal Deputy Director, United States Mint
Cordell Cade, Mayor of Boys Town
Kymani Bell, Vice Mayor of Boys Town
Dan Daly, EVP, Director of Youth Care, Boys Town
Jerry Davis, VP of Advocacy, Boys Town

PHOTO OPPS/BACKGROUND: Coin design enlargements. Interviews available with United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson and representatives from Boys Town.

Boys Town Contact Information:
Kara Neuverth (402) 498-1305

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