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VA to dedicate bench at Holdrege clinic donated by local family

October 20, 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

Oct. 20, 2011

VA to dedicate bench at Holdrege clinic donated by local family

OMAHA, Neb. – The Department of Veterans Affairs will host a dedication event for a bench donated to the Holdrege, Neb., community-based outpatient clinic in memory of a local Veteran Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at 1118 Burlington Street.

The family of the late Raymond Mooney donated the bench to honor the long-time Holdrege resident, and to pay tribute to all area Veterans.

Community members are invited to attend the dedication event, which will take place in front of the VA clinic where the bench is located.

Representatives from several Nebraska congressional offices, the VA and the mayor of Holdrege will be present.

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