TITLE

PVA president's message

AUTHOR(S)
Pleva, Sr., Randy L.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
PN;Jun2005, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the article author's idea about the future of Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). For the past 59 years, PVA has been advocating for people with spinal-cord injury and disease in the fields of healthcare, VA benefits, civil rights, research, and sports, and these programs have touched millions of lives. As PVA president, the author is invited to attend different functions; some are great -- and some are not so great. This month he has the opportunity to attend the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
ACCESSION #
17126272

 

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