PRESTON, MN – Potential residents, future employees and local businesses are invited to learn more about the Preston Veterans Home at a Community Office Open House. The event will be held Wednesday, March 29 from 1-3 p.m. at the Preston Veterans Home Community Recruitment and Training Office located at 144 Main Street SW in Preston – NOT at the new home’s construction site.
The new veterans home, scheduled to open this summer, will serve up to 54 residents who are qualified veterans or a spouse of a qualified veteran, and who need skilled nursing care.
Home Administrator Dave Dunn began his new role in November and has been hiring the leadership team including Director of Nursing Valerie Ness. Eventually, more than 115 full-time and part-time employees will work at the Home. Most staff will be hired in late spring/early summer.
The Home is also looking to contract with a number of local businesses to provide goods and services, including resident services of dental and entertainment and facility services of electrical, equipment repair and chaplaincy.
Refreshments will be served. No RSVP is required.
Questions? Contact the Preston Veterans Home Community Office at PrestonVeteransHome.MDVA@state.mn.us or call (507) 765-7329 or 1 (833) 886-0564.
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is a cabinet-level state agency dedicated to serving Minnesota Veterans and their families. In addition to overseeing the eight State Veterans Homes and four State Veterans Cemeteries, MDVA helps eligible Veterans and families secure state and federal benefits and provides programs and services relating to higher education, benefits, burial, claims, outreach and Veterans employment. Veterans and their families are encouraged to visit MinnesotaVeteran.org or call 1-888-LinkVet for more information about benefits.