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13 Jul, 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...


24 May, 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...


23 May, 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...


18 May, 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...


16 May, 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,...


30 Mar, 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...


29 Mar, 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...


14 Feb, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


28 Jan, 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...


21 Jan, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


05 Oct, 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...


05 Oct, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


28 Sep, 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...


20 Sep, 2010, 14:14 ET Inaugural Annual Meeting of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals - Best and Brightest in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Focus on Breaking Barriers

Some of the world's leading clinicians and researchers will meet in Las Vegas this week to explore breaking new barriers in the area of spinal cord...


07 Sep, 2010, 12:40 ET Paralyzed Veterans Needs Your Vote to Win $250,000 Grant From Pepsi Refresh Project

Online Voting Begins September 1 Beginning September 1, Paralyzed Veterans of America will begin competing for a $250,000 grant from the Pepsi...