National Wheelchair Games in Cincinnati

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    National Wheelchair Games in Cincinnati

    I haven't seen anything posted about this so I am announcing the 37th National Wheelchair Games are coming to Cincinnati July 17-22.

    Here's a description from the web site:

    Co-Presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) is a rehabilitation and wheelchair sports program empowering Veterans with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, amputations and other neurological injuries to live more active and healthy lives through wheelchair sports and recreation.

    Each summer, Veterans from across the United States, including a team from Great Britain, travel to a new community hosting the NVWG. During the week, Veterans compete in 19 wheelchair sports events while providing encouragement and mentoring for new Veterans. Veterans at the Games truly educate newly disabled Veterans on what is possible and those witnessing the events realize that limitations are only state of mind.


    Here's a link to find out more about it or even volunteer to help during the games:

    http://wheelchairgames.org/
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