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.
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Fashion Show Set for October 4th
Boots Meets Fashion, Fashion Meets Fun
A fun fashion show luncheon is set for Thursday, Oct. 4th, honoring the women who are currently serving or have served in our country’s military. If you are a woman serving in the military or have served, we’re looking for you! It’s a fun way to help out the Veterans Guest House by being a runway model for the day. We are looking for women of all ages and sizes. Download a information sheet and application form here.
A fabulous champagne luncheon will feature the latest fashions modeled by women from all branches of the military. The 6th Annual Boots Meet Fashion, Fashion Meets Fun will take place the Capri Ballroom at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Check back here for ticket and sponsorship information.
A Few of Our Past Events . . .
6th Annual Summer Salute Car Show
May 26th Rancho San Rafael Park
The 6th Annual Summer Salute Car Show presented by Classic Chevy of Reno featured 300 cars for the crowds on May 26th of Memorial Day weekend. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park was the site for the all-day event with great food, lots of crafts and vendors for shopping, raffle and silent auction items.
Summer Salute, was hosted by Classic Chevys of Reno and a portion of the proceeds help support The Veterans Guest House, a 501(c)3 Nevada corporation and Honor Flight Nevada. View some photos from this year’s event!
Golfing For Our Heroes at Red Hawk Golf & Resort
This golf tournament was sold out and everyone had a great time on Friday, June 15th at Red Hawk Golf Club. The event helps to raise funds for the Veterans Guest House. .The event was sponsored by Intuit and Marine Corps Veterans Association, hosted by Bickford Angier & Associates. See our Facebook page for photos of this year’s event.
Radiothon 2018 – It was a record!!!!
Approximately $80,000 was raised at the 15th Annual Veterans Guest House Radiothon with 780 KKOH Radio on March 9th. If you were one of our lucky auction package winners, we will be calling you.
A big THANK YOU to all who were involved, especially KKOH Radio . We are humbled and honored to have received this abundant support from our community. Our veterans deserve our support and our thanks. See you next year.
WETLAB’S Victory Fun Run, May 6th, 2018
WETLAB had its first-ever 5k Fun Run on May 6, 2018. And it was a great success! To celebrate of WETLAB’s 16th anniversary, the event was in benefit of the Veterans Guest House. WETLAB is generously matching all proceeds. Sponsors included: WETLAB Western Environmental Testing Lab, Broadbent Solutions, McCelland Laboratories and Umpqua Bank.
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.
Best In The West Rib-Cook Off -Wednesday, August 31st thru Monday, September 5th.
THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS AND ALL WHO CAME OUT TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT! 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 VOLUNTEERS! 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