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2012-02-13 18:18:00

Groups Urge $68 Billion for Veterans Health Care and Benefits in 2013 Independent Budget Report WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of the nation's leading veterans service organizations are urging the Administration and Congress to invest $68 billion to sufficiently meet veterans health-care and benefits needs. As stated in President Obama's budget proposal released yesterday, the Administration has proposed $64 billion in discretionary spending for the...

2012-02-08 09:54:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health-care professionals who use iPads and iPhones now have a new way to access interactive "e-book" versions of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine's popular Clinical Practice Guidelines. The new free App, available at iTunes or the App Store under "Paralyzed Veterans of America," enables users to download the e-books, which contain vital information for health-care professionals when treating individuals with spinal cord...

2012-01-25 13:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) commends President Obama for stressing the important need to take care of our veterans in Tuesday's State of the Union address. In his speech he said: "Above all, our freedom endures because of the men and women in uniform who defend it. As they come home, we must serve them as well as they've served us. That includes giving them the care and the benefits they have earned -...

2011-11-17 13:19:00

Scootaround to Donate $1 for Every Customer Donation in Support of Paralyzed Veterans' Mission: ABLE Campaign WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is pleased to announce that Scootaround Inc. is supporting Paralyzed Veterans' Mission: ABLE campaign, through a year-long customer donation program. Beginning November 14, 2011, through November 30, 2012, Scootaround will donate $1 to Paralyzed Veterans for each single customer...

2011-11-11 12:39:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day, engineering, consulting and testing firm Braun Intertec today announced several initiatives to honor its own employee-Veterans and Veterans living in each of the 14 communities Braun Intertec operates in. The company, often recognized by its fleet of forest green trucks, will be donating three Ford F-150 fleet vehicles to Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). PVA supports better health care and benefits, aids in the search...

2011-11-10 09:32:00

CEOs Urged to Hire More Vets WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is encouraging all Americans to "Pay It Forward" this Veterans Day for veterans and their families across our nation. In particular, employers are being urged to hire more veterans with disabilities. "Pay it forward for all veterans and their families in your community. Do something that is really going to make a difference. Do something that is...

2011-11-03 10:32:00

Vocational Rehabilitation Center Receives Additional Funding Raised by Businesses and other Supporters to Ensure Ongoing Important Career Support Services in Augusta AUGUSTA, Ga., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced a new donation of close to $300,000 for its vocational rehabilitation center located at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. A check was presented to Paralyzed Veterans from Agility Defense &...

2011-10-13 14:57:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from four of the leading veterans service organizations is urging the Administration and Members of Congress to protect and strengthen VA health care and benefits as they meet the challenge of tackling our nation's debt and deficit challenges. The Independent Budget ~ Critical Issues Report--newly released by AMVETS, Disabled American Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Veterans of Foreign Wars--is designed to...

2011-10-13 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. has received the second annual "Unstoppable Award" from Paralyzed Veterans of America at a gala event last evening in Washington, D.C. The annual event honors extraordinary leaders who help the nation's paralyzed veterans and their families, and it highlights the vital role their programs have in improving the quality of life for veterans with disabilities. The national Unstoppable Award recognizes companies and organizations for...

2011-10-11 17:21:00

Paralyzed Veterans of America Celebrates 65 Years and Honors Those Improving the Quality of Life for Veterans with Disabilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) will honor former Secretaries and Administrators of the Department of Veterans Affairs with its Champions of Veterans Award at its 2011 Americana Gala on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington,...