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VA New Volunteer Orientation Class Offered Sept. 17 at Grand Island

September 13, 2012

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NEWS RELEASE            



Will Ackerman – Public Affairs Officer

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

4101 Woolworth Ave. (00PA)

Omaha, NE  68105

Office:  402-995-4719

Cell:  402-332-6780






Sept. 13, 2012


Veterans Affairs Seeks New Volunteers at Health Center

Orientation Course being held Sept. 17 in Grand Island


OMAHA, Neb. —  The Department of Veterans Affairs health care facility in Grand Island, Neb., offers a New Volunteer Orientation Course at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 in Building 6 at 2201 N. Broadwell Ave.


The course will provide new volunteers at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System information about opportunities available that include clerical assistance, shuttle vehicle drivers and other assignments.


Volunteers provide a valuable resource to the VA. If you would like to make a difference in the life of a Veteran, attend the volunteer orientation course.


For more information, call Jody Johnson, VA Voluntary Services specialist, at 308-389-5146.


Information about the VA’s volunteer program and opportunities is available at


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