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Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Fjerstad Elected National Vice President of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Fjerstad of Woodbury, MN, has been elected national vice president of the Paralyzed Veterans of...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Lawson Elected National Senior Vice President Of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Lawson of Woodward, OK, has been elected national senior vice president of the Paralyzed Veterans of...

Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Wingfield Reelected National Treasurer of Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith W. Wingfield of Newberg, OR, has been reelected national treasurer of the Paralyzed Veterans of...

Sep 15, 2000, 01:00 ET

New Clinical Practice Guideline Available on Pressure Ulcer Prevention And Treatment Following Spinal Cord Injury

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- New evidenced-based guidance about the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers following spinal cord...

Aug 23, 2000, 01:00 ET

Patrick J. Marron Honored with Speedy Award

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) gave its highest honor, the Speedy Award, to Patrick J. Marron of...

Aug 18, 2000, 01:00 ET

Land of Lincoln Bass Tournament for Anglers With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Land of Lincoln Bass Tournament, the third stop on the 2000 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) National...

Jul 28, 2000, 01:00 ET

Paralyzed Veterans of America 54th National Convention Set for Minneapolis August 1-5, 2000

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- National directors and delegates representing the 35 chapters of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)...

Jun 20, 2000, 01:00 ET

Angler With Disability to Fish in Major Bass Tournament First Time in Major for Veteran Angler

WASHINGTON, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials of the Forrest L. Wood (FLW) Open Bass Tournament have notified David Hudson of...

Jun 14, 2000, 01:00 ET

Michigan Paralyzed Veterans to Raffle 1945 Willys Army Jeep

NOVI, Mich., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the anniversary of D-Day and other WWII celebrations, the Michigan Chapter of the Paralyzed...

Jun 14, 2000, 01:00 ET

Butch Ward Memorial Bass Tournament for Anglers With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Butch Ward Memorial Bass Tournament, the second stop on the 2000 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)...

Jun 05, 2000, 01:00 ET

PVA Publishes Consumer Guide on Managing Personal Care Assistants

WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has published a consumer guide giving general advice to those seeking...

May 19, 2000, 01:00 ET

PVA Concurs with GAO Report Demonstrating VA's Failure to Comply With Capacity Requirements of Services in VA SCI Centers

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) commends Representative Lane Evans (D-IL) for requesting an assessment...

May 03, 2000, 01:00 ET

PVA Urges Passage of Medicaid Community Attendant Services and Supports Act

WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) calls for passage of S. 1935, the Medicaid Community Attendant Services...

Feb 29, 2000, 00:00 ET

PVA Establishes Fund to Help Members and Others Affected By Recent Tornado in Georgia

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and other veterans with severe disabilities whose property...

Oct 15, 1999, 01:00 ET

New Spinal Cord Injury Center Approved for Tampa; PVA Credits Rep. Bilirakis

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is pleased that Congress has finally approved funding for the...

Oct 04, 1999, 01:00 ET

PVA Establishes Fund to Help Members and Others Affected by Recent Floods From Hurricane Floyd and Other Storms

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and other veterans with severe disabilities whose property...

May 27, 1999, 01:00 ET

Executive Director of Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America Statement On Veterans' Health Care

NOVI, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from John W. Etherton, Executive Director of Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of...

May 27, 1999, 01:00 ET

Metro Detroit Veterans to Compete in National Veterans Wheelchair Games In Puerto Rico, June 21-26, 1999

NOVI, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 600 veterans from across the United States, Puerto Rico and Great Britain are expected to compete...

Oct 27, 1998, 00:00 ET

PVA Commends Senator Sessions for Demanding Improvements in VA Medical Care For Paralyzed Veterans

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to concerns of members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has...

Oct 08, 1998, 01:00 ET

4th Annual Southeastern Bass Tournament to Host Anglers With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "The 4th Annual Southeastern Bass Tournament, the fifth stop on the 1998-1999 PVA National Bass Trail, is set...