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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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NEWS RELEASE: VA to Host Chapel Open House at Grand Island Jan. 11

January 9, 2017

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Office of Public Affairs

Contact: Will Ackerman, Director, Communication & Voluntary Service

Office: (402) 995-4719 Cell: (402) 332-6780




OMAHA, Neb. — VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System will hold a Chapel Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Grand Island VA Medical Center, 2201 N. Broadwell Ave.

The open house at the at the chapel on the second floor of the VA is for veterans, their families, employees and the community to learn how the VA Chaplain Service provides spiritual-based services for veteran patients and their families. They also provide assistance to employees who work at the VA.

Grand Island VA’s chaplains will be available to answer questions.

Light refreshments will be available.

For more information, contact Will Ackerman at or call 800-451-5796, ext. 4719.



About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

The VA NWIHCS is a Joint Commission-accredited, level-1b facility, which consists of a tertiary medical center in Omaha, Neb., and two larger clinics in Lincoln and Grand Island – which includes a community living center – five community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC) and one contract clinic. VA NWIHCS is part of the VA Midwest Health Care Network (VISN 23), which serves an estimated veteran population of 161,000 in 101 counties in Nebraska, western Iowa, Kansas and Missour.