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Flag Day Music Celebration to be held at Lincoln VA June 18

May 23, 2011

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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 

May 23, 2011

Flag Day Music Celebration to be held at Lincoln VA June 18

OMAHA, Neb. — Great music. Flag trivia. Patriotic tribute. This and a whole lot more are in store at the inaugural 2011 Veterans Affairs Flag Day Music Celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. June 18 at the Lincoln VA Clinic, 600 S. 70th St.

The event is designed as a community-wide celebration of America’s freedoms.

KFOR radio’s Dave Hilligoss will be the emcee.

Musical guests will include the Shaw Brothers, Salt Creek Symphony, Squeeker and the Oasis Bluegrass Band.

The event also will feature information booths from the VA health care system and Lincoln Regional Office as well as numerous other Veterans benefit agencies from the community.

The community is invited to bring their lawn chairs and non-alcoholic refreshments and enjoy the afternoon of music and fun.

The event is being sponsored by the Patient Advisory Council for the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Lincoln Clinic.
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System proudly serves more than 167,660 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. Omaha’s medical center is an inpatient facility and also a large outpatient clinic for primary and specialty care. The Community Living Center is in Grand Island. There are community-based outpatient clinics in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Holdrege, Norfolk, Bellevue and Shenandoah, Iowa. For more information, visit