Admissions to Radcliff Veterans
The Veterans Center is scheduled
to be open in late 2015, early 2016. Applications for admission will be accepted
beginning August 2015. We are accepting names and phone numbers or email
addresses to be notified when applications are being accepted. Please
send your information to Paul Hartless, 270 319-3315, or Paul.Hartless@ky.gov
Memorial Day Ceremonies
Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center (WKVC), Hanson: 10 a.m. CDT, Friday, May 22. Shawn VanLou will be the guest speaker. The local American Legion and VFW will present the flag-folding ceremony. WKVC staff will read the roll call of residents who have died in the last year.
Thomson-Hood Veterans Center (THVC), Wilmore: 10:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, May 25. The guest speaker will be THVC Administrator Ben Sweger. The Pledge of Allegiance will be performed by one of the THVC residents. There will be a final roll call for the center residents who have died from May 2014 to May 2015, and a slide show in the residents’ honor. The ceremony will be concluded with the playing of taps. Family and friends are invited to attend to help place flowers by the Memorial Flag.
Paul E. Patton Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center, Hazard: Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center residents will be attending the Memorial Day Ceremony at EKVC at 10 a.m. EDT Monday, May 25, followed by refreshments. The guest speaker is Jerry Shanker, commander of VFW Post 7387. Perry County Central Junior ROTC will present the colors. Ashley Campbell will sing the national anthem. VFW Post 7387 will lay the wreath, make the 21-gun salute and play taps. Lindsey Branson will sing “America the Beautiful.” There will be a slide presentation and roll call for residents who have died in the last year.
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is committed to providing long-term care facilities for Kentucky's veterans, offering a broad range of versatile nursing care.
Each facility has a compassionate and professional staff committed to providing thoughtful, quality care. These facilities are also fully prepared to provide care for dementia and Alzheimer residents.
Additionally, each of our homes are outfitted with state of the art equipment. Physical therapy and recreational activities are available to help our residents achieve their ultimate functioning abilities. Most importantly, we are fully dedicated to providing this long-term care service to our patriots.
National Commander Tours Radcliff Veterans Center Construction Site
KDVA Commissioner Heather French Henry welcomed American Legion National Commander Michael Helm to the under-construction Radcliff Veterans Center.
Helm and others toured the site as part of a visit to Fort Knox.
County Clerks Present $15,000 Check to WKVC
County Clerks in the western district collected $15,000 from the sale of bird houses made from old license plates.
The money will be used to purchase a blanket warmer, and IN2L computer and a grandfather clock reality orientation board.
New WKVC Administrator LaDonna Scott is at left, and holding the check is Richard Young, Secretary of the Resident Council, Navy Veteran and Hopkins County resident.
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