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Broun Announces Grant for War Veterans Nursing Home

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Broun Announces Grant for War Veterans Nursing Home

Broun: "I am excited to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta with a two million dollar grant."

Congressman Paul C. Broun, M.D. today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a grant to the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta. This grant will cover 65% of the cost of Life Safety and Patient Upgrades - a price tag of about $2,262,000.

"I am excited to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta with a two million dollar grant," stated Broun. "Our nation's veterans have made sacrifices to protect our freedom and I am so happy that Augusta's veterans care facility is receiving funding it needs. We must take care of our soldiers and veterans who have sacrificed so much to protect us."

The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta, GA was dedicated in 1969 and was built with federal financial aid. The facility has one hundred ninety-two beds and provides medical care to Georgia veterans free of charge to the veterans and their families. According to the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, "the GWVNH also serves as a teaching facility to acquaint medical and allied health students with medical conditions and diseases that confront the aged."


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