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Jul 15, 2011, 12:59 ET Be a Virtual Fan in the Stands as Social Media 'Web-olutionizes' Access to the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Experiencing the world's largest annual wheelchair sports event, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games (Games), August 1—6, 2011, is just a...


Jul 14, 2011, 12:33 ET SAVE THE DATE: 2011 Paralyzed Veterans' Americana Gala

Gala to Celebrate 65th Anniversary of Paralyzed Veterans and Honor Those Improving the Quality of Life for Veterans with Disabilities The...


Jul 13, 2011, 10:07 ET 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games Kicks Off August 1 in Pittsburgh

Largest Annual Wheelchair Sporting Event Comes to Pittsburgh, August 1–6 The following is being released by the Paralyzed Veterans of...


May 24, 2011, 10:19 ET News of Possible Paralysis Therapy Breakthrough an "Exciting Development"

The news of a possible therapy breakthrough that could in the future help some people with spinal cord injury is being described as an "exciting...


May 23, 2011, 09:31 ET Golf Open Provides Funding Boost for Paralyzed Veterans' Career Program

Veterans and leaders from business, government and the armed services took to the fairways at Belle Haven Country Club today for the fourth annual...


May 18, 2011, 10:38 ET New Boston Office to Boost Career Opportunities for Paralyzed Veterans

With the national unemployment rate for veterans with severe disabilities at 85 percent, a unique Boston program aims to drastically cut...


May 16, 2011, 11:10 ET Innovative Boston Program to Help Paralyzed Veterans Secure Good Jobs and Careers in a Tough Economy

With the national unemployment rate for veterans with severe disabilities at 85 percent, a unique Boston careers program aims to make a difference,...


Mar 30, 2011, 11:50 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Congressional Testimony: Protect VA Heath Care from Politics

Today Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Bill Lawson urged Congressional leaders to protect Department of...


Mar 29, 2011, 13:48 ET April is Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Month

Changing Lives, Building Futures A Time to Honor America's Veterans with Disabilities and Their Families Paralyzed Veterans of America...


Feb 14, 2011, 18:12 ET Independent Budget Urges $65.3 Billion Investment in Veterans Health Care and Benefits

Four of the nation's leading veterans service organizations are urging the Administration and Congress to invest $65.3 billion to sufficiently meet...


Feb 11, 2011, 17:13 ET New Independent Budget Recommendations to Be Released Early Next Week

Annual Comprehensive Budget and Policy Document by Veterans for Veterans Will Outline FY 2012 Veterans' Health Care and Benefits Funding and Policy...


Jan 28, 2011, 15:11 ET Bachmann Plan to Slash Veterans' Funding, Short-Sighted and Dangerous

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's plan to radically cut veterans' health care and benefits by $4.5 billion is being condemned by Paralyzed Veterans of...


Jan 21, 2011, 10:34 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Clinicians Summit 2011 & EXPO Set for September

Offering World-Class Professional Education and Networking Opportunities Renowned leaders from medicine, health care, policy and government are...


Nov 10, 2010, 17:22 ET Students from North Dakota, Oklahoma Win Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Day Poster & Essay Contest

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces the winners of its seventh annual Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contest: Luke...


Nov 10, 2010, 06:10 ET Veterans Day 2010 Big Salute to America's Heroes

Paralyzed Veterans Urges All Americans to Join Effort to Empower Veterans with Disabilities This Veterans Day, Paralyzed Veterans of America is...


Oct 05, 2010, 11:01 ET Paralyzed Veterans Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Organization's Unique Program Focuses on Helping America's Veterans with Disabilities Secure Good Jobs and Establish Meaningful Careers This...


Oct 05, 2010, 09:59 ET Woodward, OK, Resident Bill Lawson Elected National President of Paralyzed Veterans of America

Bill J. Lawson of Woodward, OK, has been elected national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans). Lawson's election to a...


Oct 04, 2010, 13:53 ET Paralyzed Veterans' Americana Gala Honors Outstanding Leadership

Spotlights Those Who Are Improving the Quality of Life for Veterans with Disabilities Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) will...


Oct 04, 2010, 12:06 ET Coronado, CA, Resident Al F. Kovach, Jr., Elected Paralyzed Veterans' National Senior Vice President

Al F. Kovach, Jr., of Coronado, CA, has been elected national senior vice president of Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans). Kovach's...


Sep 28, 2010, 12:04 ET Paralyzed Veterans Launches Wall of Heroes Website to Honor Veterans and Military

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has launched a new website where those wishing to honor active duty military and veterans, from...