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Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

Accessible and Green! Chicago's Access Living Headquarters Wins 2007 Paralyzed Veterans of America Barrier-Free America Award

CHICAGO, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago's Access Living Headquarters and the two leaders who helped make it possible are to receive...

Jul 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Accessible and Green! Chicago's Access Living Headquarters Wins 2007 Paralyzed Veterans of America Barrier-Free America Award

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago's Access Living Headquarters and the two leaders who helped make it possible are to receive...

Jul 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Accessible and Green! Chicago's Access Living Headquarters Wins Paralyzed Veterans' 2007 Barrier-Free America Award

CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Paralyzed Veterans of America: AWARD CEREMONY & PRESS...

Jul 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

NASCAR King Richard Petty to Chair Effort to Support Paralyzed Veterans

DAYTONA, Fla., July 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "King" of NASCAR, Richard Petty has been named Honorary Chair of the PVAStarTribute.org...

Mar 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Paralyzed Veteran Wins $1.7 Million Landmark Veterans Affairs Claim - With Advocacy from Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 76-year-old veteran of the Korean War and Hurricane Katrina has been granted a $1.7 million...

Nov 08, 2006, 00:00 ET

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Partner to Raise Awareness and Support for Today's New, Younger Veterans

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This Veteran's Day, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) are teaming up...

Sep 12, 2006, 01:00 ET

Paralyzed Veterans of America Celebrate 60 Years of Service

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America celebrated 60 years of service tonight with the inaugural Honors Gala at the...

Oct 20, 2004, 01:00 ET

Michigan's Paralyzed Veterans to Host Veterans Day Gala Nov. 11

DETROIT, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America will celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan's veterans and honor the...

Jun 07, 2004, 01:00 ET

National Veterans Wheelchair Games Come to St. Louis

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 disabled veterans will compete in the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world, the...

Apr 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Redevelopment Plans for Lower Manhattan to be Recognized for Accessibility

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), a national veterans' service and disability rights organization,...

Mar 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Americans Voice Strong Support for Veterans Health Care and Benefits; Most Say Veterans Issues Will Play Role in Election Decision

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide survey shows that three out of four Americans (75 percent) believe veteran's health care...

Nov 26, 2003, 00:00 ET

Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America Launch ThePumpGuide.com, An Interactive Web Site Offering Gas Stations for Drivers With Disabilities

NOVI, Mich., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday travel season, Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America (MPVA) has launched a...

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET

Ricon Corp. Named National Sponsor for 2001 Veterans Wheelchair Games

WASHINGTON, DC, April 23 /PRNewswire/ - The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Ricon...

Jan 30, 2001, 00:00 ET

Anheuser-Busch Helps Veterans Burns Applauds $100K Donation to Support Disabled Sporting Program

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Montana Senator Conrad Burns today thanked Anheuser-Busch Companies for its decision to provide the...

Dec 29, 2000, 00:00 ET

Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Selection Of Principi as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) announced today that it is extremely pleased with President-elect...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Rigo Reelected National Secretary of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ Frank J. Rigo of Phoenix, AZ, has been reelected national secretary of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)....

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Crayton Elected National Vice President of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene A. Crayton of St. Louis, MO, has been elected national vice president of the Paralyzed Veterans of...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Tom Wheaton Reelected National Vice President Of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- James Thomas (Tom) Wheaton, Jr., of Golden, CO, has been reelected for another term as national vice...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Joseph L. Fox, Sr. Elected PVA National President

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph L. Fox, Sr., of Murrieta, CA, has been elected national president of the Paralyzed Veterans of...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Callaghan Reelected National Vice President of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry D. Callaghan of Norfolk, MA, has been reelected national vice president of the Paralyzed Veterans of...