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 . . .
Radiothon 2018 – Friday, March 9th
One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Veterans Guest House is coming up on March 9th. The 15th Annual Veterans Guest House Radiothon with 780 KKOH Radio will feature an on-air auction with great packages, lots of stories from our guests, and many surprises. Check back here closer to the event for the list of great prizes that you can bid on in person or by telephone.
Golfing For Our Heroes – Friday, June 15th, 2018 – Red Hawk Golf & Resort
A great day of golf is planned for Friday, June 15th at Red Hawk Golf Club. The event helps to raise funds for the Veterans Guest House. Check back here later in the year to reserve your team’s spot.
Sponsored in part by Intuit and hosted by Bickford Angier & Associates, the event will include a boxed lunch, delicious post-tournament dinner, raffle and silent auction items. There will also be several sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations. This is a perfect opportunity for those seeking to give back locally. To learn more about sponsorships—call Patrice at 775-324-6958, or email email@example.com.
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. 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 . . .
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.
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