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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to host Community Book Club, Oct. 23

October 21, 2013

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OMAHA, Neb., — A community book club is being hosted at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 600 S. 70th St, Lincoln, Neb., in Room 107.

This month’s club will review The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers.

Future book groups will meet at 7:30 p.m. on the dates listed below. Books will be provided.

  • Dec. 11, The Guns at Last Light:  The War in Western Europe, parts 1 and 2, by Rick Atkinson
  • Jan. 22, 2014, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, parts 3 and 4

The club is open to anyone.

The book clubs are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle as part of the VA’s patient-centered care approach that focuses on the whole person’s well-being.


About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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 

For further information, contact:
Will Ackerman – Public Affairs Officer, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Office:  402-995-4719; Cell:  402-332-6780