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American Legion Auxiliary provides free gifts for Veterans at Omaha VA Medical Center

December 6, 2011

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NEWS RELEASE            

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Will Ackerman -- Public Affairs Officer

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

4101 Woolworth Avenue (00P)

Omaha, NE  68105

Office:  (402) 995-4719

Cell:  (402) 332-6780

E-mail:  William.Ackerman@va.gov

Twitter: http://twitter.com/VANWIHCS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Dec. 6, 2011

 

American Legion Auxiliary provides free gifts

for Veterans at Omaha VA Medical Center

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Veterans who are inpatients at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Omaha don’t need to worry about having time to buy a holiday gift for a family member. They have a gift shop at the medical center where they can select a free gift and have it wrapped.

The American Legion Auxiliary holiday gift shop is open through Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in basement rooms 007 and 005.

Veterans who are inpatients or are in the recovery center or dialysis can select a free gift from a vast selection of items that the auxiliary purchased for their immediate families.

The American Legion Auxiliary has purchased gifts and provided the help to Veterans at the VA for more than two decades.

The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha and a Community Living Center in Grand Island, Neb.  Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Norfolk, and Bellevue, Neb., and Shenandoah, Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill, Neb. For more information, visit http://www.nebraska.va.gov. 

 

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