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VA to hold grand opening for Veterans Resource & Referral Center

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

VA to host Veterans Resource & Referral Center grand opening


OMAHA, Neb. — The Omaha VA medical center will host community members and dignitaries as it celebrates the grand opening and ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. May 27for the new Veterans Resource & Referral Center (R&R) in Building D, at the Omaha VA medical center, 4101 Woolworth Ave.

A public open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. 

Staff at the R&R Center will assist homeless Veterans, or those at risk of becoming homeless, with a variety of resources that will include job skills assistance and case-management services through the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

MEDIA NOTE:  News media interested in covering this event should contact the VA public affairs office at 402-995-4719 or e-mail by noon May 27.

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