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Latest Paralyzed Veterans of America Stories

2013-10-12 20:20:07

Three Retrofitted Toyota Vehicles Awarded to Injured Veterans Through Mission: ABLE HOUSTON, Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pennzoil® is honored to announce the donation of three retrofitted Toyota vehicles to three deserving veterans as part of the continued relationship between Pennzoil and Paralyzed Veterans of America. The 2013 Toyota Sienna XLE vans were unveiled and presented to the veterans prior to the 500-mile race at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. Each...

2013-07-13 23:01:38

National Veterans Wheelchair Games Opens in Florida Washington (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Over 600 disabled Veterans from all eras have arrived in Tampa, FL for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world. Veterans travel from across the United States, Puerto Rico and Great Britain to compete in the Games, taking place July 13-18, 2013, in Tampa, FL. “The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is another tool VA uses to provide...

2013-07-12 23:26:02

On June 25, members of the Miami VA Adaptive Sports Team were honored at a Pep Rally hosted by the Miami VA Healthcare System and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The highlight of the event was U.S. Army Veteran Bryan Anderson, a triple amputee who served two tours in Iraq. Miami (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Many Florida Veterans who are wheelchair users have waited for years to participate in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. This year, they get to compete in front of their family,...

2013-05-10 12:20:18

A Great Way for Customers to Help Support our Heroes READING, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Rental is proud to announce a new fundraising effort to benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE campaign - to ensure that veterans with disabilities get the care, benefits and job opportunities they've earned and deserve. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/PH11453 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/MM53144LOGO ) Penske Truck...

2013-02-04 12:20:55

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pennzoil® announced it will continue support of Paralyzed Veterans of America. In 2013, Pennzoil will donate $250,000 to Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE program which helps veterans with disabilities get the care, benefits and jobs that they've earned and deserve. Through the Mission: ABLE program, veterans with disabilities are able to reconnect with driving and regain their love of the car. This is the second year for the...

2012-11-11 12:20:06

HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pennzoil® is proud to announce the donation of three retro-fitted Dodge vehicles to three paralyzed veterans as part of the brand's Long Love Cars campaign, which celebrates the common themes associated with automotive passion, including music and freedom, as well as sharing the joy with others. The vehicles were presented at a ceremony on Veteran's Day prior to the 500-mile race at Phoenix International Raceway. The three veterans were...

2012-10-04 06:21:04

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vehicle Production Group (VPG) was presented with the "Unstop-ABLE Award" by the Paralyzed Veterans of America for the company's continuing support of PVA's mission: to maximize the independence of its members and all people with disabilities. CEO John Walsh accepted the award on the company's behalf during a gala in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 2. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121004/NY87096 )(Logo:...

2012-10-03 14:20:07

Apple, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Vehicle Production Group, QTC-A Lockheed Martin Company and the Nugent Residence Hall and DRES Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Among those Honored WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 2012 Americana Gala last night, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) welcomed more than 350 esteemed guests, including Washington dignitaries, distinguished service members and veterans, friends and supporters of...

2012-09-26 06:24:39

Apple, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Vehicle Production Group, QTC and the Nugent Residence Hall and the Disability Resources & Educational Services Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Among Honorees at 2012 Paralyzed Veterans' Gala WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO: Host, Paralyzed Veterans of America Keynote Speaker,...

2012-08-27 06:24:29

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best and the brightest minds in spinal cord injury medicine will convene this week for Paralyzed Veterans of America's Summit 2012 to discuss the latest breakthroughs and treatments in spinal cord injury medicine. Renowned clinicians like Dr. Stephen Waxman and Dr. Jeffrey Kocsis from Yale, will cover topics such as the molecular revolution, technological advances and solutions to key parts of the multiple sclerosis (MS) puzzle. Experts...