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April 24, 2013
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Art association donates painting

On March 22, Carson Valley Art Association members gave the Veterans Guest House in Reno a painting, which they had selected from the in-house show at Western Nevada Community College’s Minden campus.

Noreen Leary from the Veterans Guest House was there to receive the painting.

Leary said she was originally a school teacher, but was drawn into working for this cause.

She said it had been noticed that in some cases, veterans and their families had been sleeping in their cars on cold winter nights in Reno waiting for their medical treatments at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

A home was found that the veterans could use, and since then they have added more homes and managed to provide modest meals.

Denning received $200 from CVAA for the painting.

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The Record Courier Updated Apr 26, 2013 12:07PM Published May 8, 2013 09:27AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.