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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...

2011-07-22 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...

2010-06-28 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that Veterans Canteen Service will serve as a Local Host Sponsor of the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Denver, July 4-9. "An active lifestyle is vital to everyone's health and wellbeing, and can serve as one of the best tools to health maintenance, as well as disease prevention. The Wheelchair Games is truly a life saving program for our nation's...

2010-06-28 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that The UPS Foundation will serve as a Sustaining Host Sponsor for the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Denver, July 4-9. 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 assist the athletes during the Games. "UPS has been honored to support...

2010-06-28 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that TriWest Healthcare Alliance, headquartered in Phoenix, will serve as a Sustaining Host Sponsor for the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Denver, July 4-9. "These games give veterans who have spinal cord injuries the chance to gain confidence in themselves and their abilities while tasting the thrill of competition and enjoying the encouragement of...

2010-06-24 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces that Invacare Corporation, headquartered in Elyria, OH, will serve as the National Host Sponsor for the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Denver, July 4-9. "Invacare is an active supporter of our nation's military veterans and is extremely proud to support them by sponsoring the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games," said Mal Mixon, chairman and chief...

2009-07-15 09:36:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Quad Rugby Association has announced its 2009 U.S. Wheelchair Rugby National Team that will compete at the 2009 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Americas Zone Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26-31. The team features two local athletes who have been involved with various Courage Center sports teams. Chuck Aoki of Minneapolis was named a starter, and Joe Delagrave of St. Paul was named an...


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