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For Immediate Release
March 29, 2016


Media Advisory for March 30

What: Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home

When: Wednesday, March 30, 10 a.m.

Where: Due to Cherry Avenue construction, please access the site via Airport Road. Parking is available at the National Guard Armory, 5710 Airport Road, Kearney, NE

• Governor Pete Ricketts
• Kearney Mayor Stan Clouse
• John Hilgert, Director of DHHS’s Division of Veterans’ Homes
• And other dignitaries

Receive information about the new Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home as construction is set to begin on the 225-bed facility in April. The DHHS Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home will be built on the site of the former Kearney Army Air Base where base housing was located, and will be a neighbor to the current Nebraska National Guard Armory. 

Contact: Kathie Osterman, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-9313