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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...


Sep 20, 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...


Sep 07, 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...


Jul 22, 2010, 14:08 ET ADA @ 20 — Groundbreaking Law Celebrated by America's Paralyzed Veterans

The Americans with Disabilities Act, the single most important piece of legislation to improve the lives of people with disabilities, will turn...


Jun 28, 2010, 14:16 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Thanks Veterans Canteen Service for Its Support of the 2010 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that Veterans Canteen Service will serve as a Local Host Sponsor of the 30th...


Jun 28, 2010, 14:06 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Thanks The UPS Foundation for Its Support of the 2010 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that The UPS Foundation will serve as a Sustaining Host Sponsor for the 30th...


Jun 28, 2010, 14:06 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Thanks TriWest Healthcare Alliance for Its Support of the 2010 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that TriWest Healthcare Alliance, headquartered in Phoenix, will serve as a...


Jun 24, 2010, 12:13 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Thanks Invacare Corporation for Its Support of the 2010 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that Invacare Corporation, headquartered in Elyria, OH, will serve as the...


Apr 12, 2010, 06:50 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Week

A Time to Honor America's Paralyzed Veterans and Their Families The week of April 11-17, 2010, marks the founding of Paralyzed Veterans of...


Mar 04, 2010, 11:55 ET Congressional Testimony: Progress Made But Much More to Do for America's Veterans

Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Gene A. Crayton praised Congressional leaders for making Department of...


Mar 02, 2010, 07:50 ET High-Stakes Poker Pros, Politicians and Celebrities Go All In for Paralyzed Veterans of America

High-stakes poker players, politicians and celebrities will gather this week in our nation's capital to cash in their chips for Paralyzed Veterans...


Oct 29, 2009, 07:16 ET Advancing Accessible Justice

Boston Architects Win 2009 Paralyzed Veterans' Barrier-Free America Award for John Adams Courthouse The architects behind making a Boston...


Sep 25, 2009, 10:32 ET New Academy to Improve Health Care for the Spinal Cord Injured Supported by Paralyzed Veterans of America

A new interdisciplinary force for quality health care for people living with spinal cord injury/dysfunction (SCI/D), the Academy of Spinal Cord...


Sep 15, 2009, 13:25 ET Paralyzed Veterans' Americana Gala Honors Outstanding Leadership, Spotlights Improving the Quality of Life for Veterans with Disabilities

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) will hold its annual Americana Gala, Wednesday, September 16, at the Ronald Reagan Building...


Jul 13, 2009, 08:00 ET Military Veterans Roll Into Spokane for the 29th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

More than 500 U.S. military veterans, all wheelchair athletes competing in the 29th National Veterans Wheelchair Games are rolling into...


Jul 01, 2009, 07:10 ET Paralyzed Veterans Get 'Ready to Roll' at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

More than 600 veterans with disabilities have signed-up to compete in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, taking place July 13-18, 2009, in...


Jun 08, 2009, 10:16 ET Golf Open Raises Money to Help Paralyzed Veterans Get Good Jobs and Careers

Paralyzed veterans, service members from Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Fort Belvoir and leaders from business, government and the armed...


Mar 26, 2009, 14:24 ET Down to the Wire: U.S. Senator vs. Intern for Grand Prize as High-Stakes Poker Players, Politicians and Celebrities Go All In for Paralyzed Veterans of America

The atmosphere was electric as veterans, high-stakes poker players, politicians and celebrities gathered last night in our nation's capital to Go...


Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET Motorsports Legends Richard and Kyle Petty Make 'Pit Stop' to Meet Paralyzed Veterans at Richmond VA Hospital

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard and Kyle Petty, in advance of the Crown Royal Presents Dan Lowry 400, May 3 at the...


Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Press conference and ribbon-cutting ceremony: New Minneapolis-St. Paul Center to Empower Paralyzed Veterans with Employment Resources

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by Paralyzed Veterans of America: Friday, April...