July 2007 Table of Contents


Knowledge Is Power

The PVA Education Foundation awards more than $373,000 in FY 2007 grants.

Invitation to "St. Louie"

Whether you visit on business or for pleasure, you'll find a whole lot of enjoyment in St. Louis.

Looking to Lead

In the coming year of challenges and new opportunities, who will guide this prestigious veterans' service organization?

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Also in this issue:

PVA President's Message

VA health and benefit awards average $100 million annually over the past 10 years.

Reasons & Remarks

Tim Nugent is recognized for his life-long efforts in improving the quality of life for disabled persons everywhere.

Living Well

Specific components of rehabilitation are examined to see if changes should be made to ensure positive outcomes.

Computer Corner

Web sites are listed to help you learn more about the world in which we live.

Healing Options

Success of regenerative science may depend on communication among brain, spinal cord, and body.

A Closer Look

Colorado sports clinic provides participants opportunity to foster can-do attitude in various activities.

Mobility & More

Take an active role in selection of your wheelchair.

Veteran Advisor

Veterans may be eligible for life insurance with face value up to $10,000.

Diagnosis MS

Many people with MS experience heat sensitivity.

Fish Tales

NEPVA anglers kick off new season with Congamond Lake event.

Sports and Recreation

Passengers are also crew members on accessible tall sailing ship. Also: Chicago prepares for the 2007 U.S. Independence Cup/North American Challenge Cup Regatta this summer. (On this month's cover, Mike Strahle is strapped in during previous competition.)


Disabled hunter overcomes obstacles with help from landowners, family, and friends.

On the Job

Program helps people with disabilities access employment.


Mayo Clinic to hold art exhibit during National Rehabilitation Week. Also: PVA backs plan to deliver timely services to newest veterans.

And Finally...

Supreme Court decisions exclude millions of disabled workers from ADA's protections.

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