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Honor veterans by celebrating Veterans Day at the Veterans Guest House



RENO, Nev. – This Veterans Day honor those that have served our nation and celebrate the Veterans Guest House by joining them for a ceremony and open house. On Thursday, Nov. 11, the Veterans Guest House welcomes the public to attend a special orange balloon release in honor of those exposed to Agent Orange. The national tribute of releasing balloons will take place at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the Guest House at 880 Locust St.

The Guest House has provided temporary overnight accommodations for veterans and their families who are receiving medical treatment in the area for the past 16 years.

After the balloon release, the Guest House will participate in the City of Reno Veterans’ Day Parade. The Guest House will also host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. The public is welcome to visit the Guest House, for a cup of coffee and a treat and learn about the services they provide and hear about upcoming expansion plans. Military vehicles from the Military Restoration Group will also be available for viewing.

Visit the Guest House at www.veteransguesthouse.org.

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. It also accommodates veterans traveling to Reno for outpatient medical care.  The majority of guests receive treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC).  The VAMC covers 100,000 square miles from Bishop to Auburn, Elko and Ely.  The Veterans Guest House is located at 880 Locust Street in Reno, Nevada.

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