Latest Paralyzed Veterans of America Stories

2014-08-06 23:05:11

World’s largest annual wheelchair sports event provides therapeutic sports opportunities for disabled U.S. Veterans Washington (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 More than 600 of America’s best wheelchair athletes, all disabled U.S. military Veterans, are arriving in Philadelphia, Pa., for the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games being held August 12–-17. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America present the Games each year. The multi-event sports...

2014-05-23 08:21:19

READING, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Rental is proud to announce it has extended its #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE campaign for a second year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90116 Penske Truck Rental will continue to invite its consumer rental customers to donate $1.00 to support Mission: ABLE when they rent a one-way truck. To multiply the impact of its customers' contributions to helping our...

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,...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.