The conference center would be architecturally similar to the CPVA
on its facade to tie the two facilities together.
Virginia Mid-Atlantic Chapter (posthumously), whose legacy allows people with disabilities to enjoy fishing and the great outdoors; and Patterson (Pat) Grissom, CPVA
charter member, who in 55 years of service to PVA has been passionate about quality healthcare for SCI veterans.
After I retired from VA and became an officer of CPVA
, this knowledge has been a priceless commodity.
Unfortunately, the corrections were not made until CPVA
discovered the project had already begun.
has served Los Angeles area paralyzed veterans for more than 50 years.
For example, when CPVA initiated formal competition in 1986, three wheelchair users shot in that three-hour event.
This year's CPVA shoot drew 53 for Friday's competition, for full or associate PVA members only, and 92 for Saturday's shooting, which involved able-bodied sportsmen and -women as well.
CPVA President Ron Amador and his wife Alexandra donated money for two shotguns for the ARA Award, for the individuals who broke the most birds in Friday's oscillating doubles.
CPVA supporter David Norris, a disabled Vietnam veteran and accomplished musician, funded two shotguns for the David Norris Award.
He was credited with signing up 100% of the WWII paras and quads in Birmingham Hospital, where CPVA was "born" in 1945.
He was one of those strong-willed, rugged individualists like George Hohmann, Pat Grissom, Fred Smead, and Ed Santillanes, who founded CPVA and helped form the national organization to assure their very own survival.
California PVA President Ron Amador recently remarked, "For the past two years, CPVA
has been telling its members about all the changes and potential changes occurring in the VA health system.