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02 Mar, 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...


29 Oct, 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...


25 Sep, 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...


15 Sep, 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...


13 Jul, 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...


01 Jul, 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...


08 Jun, 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...


26 Mar, 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...


29 Apr, 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...


16 Apr, 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...


16 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Congress Blocks Paralyzed Veterans of America from Testifying in Person Despite Numerous Attempts

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is shocked and dismayed that Chairman Henry...


20 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Gives So-Called 'Watchdog' AIP Report 'F-Minus'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - Paralyzed Veterans of America is giving the American Institute of Philanthropy's (AIP) recent...


13 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET 2007 Paralyzed Veterans' Americana Gala Honors Outstanding Leadership

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) held its annual Americana Gala at the...


01 Aug, 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...


31 Jul, 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...


30 Jul, 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...


05 Jul, 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...


20 Mar, 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...


06 Feb, 2007, 00:00 ET VA Rolls Out FY 2008 Budget Even as FY 2007 Still Remains in Limbo

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, February 5, 2007, the Administration released its budget request for the federal...


12 Sep, 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...