Events

There are many events and fundraisers throughout the year to attend, volunteer, participate and donate. The Guest House has three major fundraising events each year: the Annual Campaign raffle ticket sales, the Newstalk 780 KOH Radiothon, and our newest Fashion show event honoring women in the military.  View photos of all our wonderful events on our Facebook page.

Many community organizations generously produce fun events on the House’s behalf. These include motorcycle poker runs, golf tournaments, classic car shows, cribbage tournaments, and so much more!  Watch our Events Page for frequent updates,  like our Facebook page, and join our mailing list to learn about our coming events and how to get involved.


 Upcoming Events . . .

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

7th Annual Golf Classic for the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Friday, September 15, 2017.

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VETERANS GUEST HOUSE FASHION SHOW

Tuesday, October 10th – Peppermill Resort – 11 am – 1:30 pm

It’s back! The Veterans Guest House will be holding the 5th Annual Champagne Luncheon and Fashion Show,“Boots Meet Fashion” on Tuesday, October 10th honoring women in the military – past, and present.  The Fashion Show will be held at the Peppermill Resort and Casino in the Capri Ballroom. The show features women models that have served or are currently serving our country.

Individual tickets are $50 each, and tables of ten are $650.  Seating is based on first pay first serve basis, so get your tickets today! SOLD OUT  BECOME A SPONSOR – DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE.

Table Sponsors includes seating for 10, priority seating  (first come basis) name recognition and table signage.

Want to be a model?  Please submit your application by July 14th.    The requirements to participate as a model are simple. You must be serving, retired or honorably discharged from the U.S. military – any branch.  Young and young at heart, short & tall: all are invited to model and have fun.  The selected models will be asked to participate in clothes fittings and practice sessions before the event.  Please complete the application and submit to Noreen Leary at noreen@veteransguesthouse.org by July 14th    Download the application here  

Raffle items are needed as well.  Donate an item with a $50 value or more


A Few Past Events . . .

Golfing For Our Heroes – Friday, June 16, 2017 – Red Hawk Golf & Resort

Thank you to all the players, sponsors and volunteers who helped make our 7th annual Golfing For Our Heroes tournament a huge success! See you next year!  See photos of the event here.

 

5th Annual Summer Salute Car Show
Saturday, May 27th Rancho San Rafael Park

We had a great day at the annual Summer Salute Car Show Presented by Classic Chevy of Reno!  Thousands of people came out and enjoyed a beautiful day honoring those who have given so much.  Thanks to all the volunteers from Classic Chevy, sponsors and participants!  We appreciate the support you give to our veterans!  View some photos here!

 

Ride For Soldiers – Saturday, April 1st

Close to 200 riders participated in this event.  This ride was in memory of Andrey Lee, a young veteran who was killed in a motorcycle accident.  The Street Kings ride in his honor,  and in support of all our veterans and the Veterans Guest House.  Thank you Street Kings Motorcycle Club for your community support!  Click here to see photos from the event.

Radiothon 2017 – Friday, March 10th

The 14th Annual Veteran Guest House Radiothon broke all records, raising close to $70,000 in one day on Friday, March 10th and money continued to come in over the weekend. The Radiothon was broadcast by News Talk 780 KKOH and hosted by the Atlantic Casino Resort Spa.  Many thanks go out to the teams at KKOH and the Atlantis, plus event sponsors, raffle prize donors and all those who called and dropped by to donate. A very special thank you to all the volunteers that answered phones, worked the information table, asked for donations, staffed the backroom and showcased their military vehicles and classic Chevys.  The day was successful because of so many doing so much. View all of the days’ photos on our Facebook Page HERE.


Best In The West Rib-Cook Off -Wednesday, August 31st thru Monday, September 5th.

img_1162THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS AND ALL WHO CAME OUT TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT!l  The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, hosted by the Nugget Casino Resort was a huge success!  Thanks to all of you, we raised close to $5,000 in tips alone and we are still awaiting final numbers from the Nugget.  Thanks for caring about our veterans! Check out our photo album

 


 

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ: August 2016

We celebrated the heart and soul of the Veterans Guest House – our webVOLUNTEERS!  These wonderful people give their time, talent and passion in support of our mission.  “Volunteers are Love in Motion”.  Click here to see more event photos

 


 Salute & Support Our Veterans $10,000 Raffle

Thank you all for supporting our veterans!  With you help, we sold all 500 tickets again this yer.  The winner of the $7,500 was Carl.  The $500 winners were Ed, Leon, Patrice Michael, and Ted.  Thanks for playing and supporting your Veterans Guest House!

Our Mission

The Veterans Guest House provides United States military service veterans and their families temporary overnight accommodations when receiving treatment at a medical facility in the Reno-Sparks area.

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