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 . . .

 WARRIOR WEEKEND PRESENTED BY JAGUAR/LAND ROVER OF RENO – July 7th – 9th, Stead Airport (NW Gate)

Sign-up today for Warrior Weekend where teams of four will compete in four different obstacles:   SIGN-UP NOW!

  • Jaguar Short Course
  • Landrover Mud Course
  • Run
  • Obstacle Course

Teams start and finish together.  Cost is $500 per team, with proceeds supporting the Veterans Guest House and the Nevada Airman’s Relief Fund.  All participants must complete the registration form.   Gates open daily at 8:30 am. Please direct all questions to Kerry Aceves at 775-345-4973, or email Kerry at Kerry.aceves@n2pub.com.   Click here for the payment page.   Click here for the registration page.  You must pre-register by July 5th – no day of registration.

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VETERANS GUEST HOUSE FASHION SHOW – MODELS WANTED!

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. We are now accepting applications for female models.  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.  If you would like to be considered as a model in this year’s event, please complete the application and submit to Linda Grace at linda@veteransguesthouse.org by June 30th.  Tickets for this event will go on sale starting July 1st.  Download the application here


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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