Paralyzed Veterans of America Holds 67th Annual Convention in Long Beach
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Gives August 13th Keynote Address
More than 100 representatives from Paralyzed Veterans of America’s 34 chapters will conduct the business of the organization in Long Beach, CA, throughout the week of August 13-17, 2013, including election of executive committee officers, as the organization celebrates 67 years of working on behalf of veterans with disabilities and their families. In addition, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki addressed the Paralyzed Veterans’ delegation on Tuesday, August 13.
Paralyzed Veterans of America and its 34 chapters:
- Advocate for quality VA health care and veterans benefits.
- Work to make America more accessible for all people with disabilities.
- Empower veterans with the tools and support they need to secure good careers.
- Invest in research to find new treatments and a cure for paralysis.
- Promote and provide rehabilitative wheelchair sports and recreational activities.
- Deliver its services to all veterans and their families FREE of charge, thanks to the generous support and donations of the American people.
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