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2011-07-29 15:01:00

UPS to Serve as a National Host Sponsor of 2011 Games WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that The UPS Foundation will serve as a National Host Sponsor for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Pittsburgh, August 1-6, 2011. The UPS Foundation, based in Atlanta, has been a supporter of the Games since 1986. During that time, more than 4,000 UPS employees have contributed their time to...

2011-07-25 09:07:00

Comcast to serve as National Host Sponsor of 2011 Games WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that Comcast will serve as a National Host Sponsor for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Pittsburgh, August 1-6, 2011. "Our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace extends to where our customers play as well, so we are delighted to lend our support to the National Veterans Wheelchair Games,"...

2011-07-22 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce the National Host Sponsors for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, August 1-6, 2011. Alcoa Foundation, Comcast, Highmark Inc., Invacare Corporation and UPS will serve as the National Host Sponsors for the world's largest annual wheelchair sports event. "Though their generous support for the Wheelchair Games, our National Host Sponsors are...

2011-07-15 11:59:00

PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing the world's largest annual wheelchair sports event, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games (Games), August 1--6, 2011, is just a mouse click away, thanks to an unprecedented effort by copresenters Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This year the public can become virtual fans in the stands by accessing a daily webcast, Wheelchair Games Web Radio, plus must-see...

2011-07-13 09:07:00

Largest Annual Wheelchair Sporting Event Comes to Pittsburgh, August 1-6 PITTSBURGH, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO: Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaDepartment of Veterans AffairsMore than 600 athletes, all military veterans in wheelchairs WHAT: More than 600 wheelchair athletes from across the United States, Puerto Rico and Great Britain, will convene in Pittsburgh for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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