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34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

August 7th, 2014

34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America are co-presenting the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which will be held in Philadelphia and surrounding towns in New Jersey, August 12-17, 2014. Over 600 athletes from around the United States and Great Britain will be participating.
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is a multi-event sporting and rehabilitation program for military service Veterans who use wheelchairs for sports competition due to spinal cord injuries, amputations or other neurological disorders.Competitive events at the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games include air guns, archery, basketball, bowling, field events, handcycling, a motorized wheelchair rally, nine-ball, power soccer, quad rugby, slalom, softball, swimming, table tennis, track, trapshooting and weightlifting Athletes compete in all events against others with similar athletic ability, competitive experience or age.

Don’t forget, there are still some critical volunteer positions open. 
If you and/or your organization is interested in volunteering call215-823-7800 OR Email Melissa at NVWGPhillyVolunteer@va.gov .

Come out for the OPENING CEREMONIES on Tuesday, August 12th at 6pm at Philadelphia Convention Center – Grand Hall

COME OUT AND CHEER ON OUR VETERANS !!!

Schedule of games being held in NEW JERSEY are listed below.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
FIELD/TRACK – 8am and 1pm – Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
TENNIS – Exhibition – 1pm at Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
BOWLING – 6pm– Laurel Lanes, Maple Shade, NJ
Thursday, August 14, 2014
BOWLING – 8am11am and 2pm at Laurel Lanes, Maple Shade, NJ
Saturday, August 16, 2014
ARCHERY – 8am at Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
TENNIS – Exhibition – 8am at Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
TRAPSHOOTING – 9am and 1pm at Pine Valley Club, Berlin, NJ

Schedule of games being held in PHILADELPHIA are listed below.

Wednesday, August 13th
Air Rifle – 8am10am1pm3pm and 7pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Basketball – 6:30pm and 8pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Thursday, August 14th
Air Rifle – 8am10am1pm3pm and 7pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Nine Ball – 8am at Downtown Marriott Hotel
Table Tennis – 1pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Basketball – 6:30pm and 8pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Power Soccer – 7pm and 8:30pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Friday, August 15th
Table Tennis – 8am1pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Nine Ball – 8am1pm at Downtown Marriott Hotel
Quad Rugby – 8am10am6:30pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Power Soccer – 8am10am6:30pm and 8pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Air Pistol – 8am at Philadelphia Convention Center
Weightlighting – 9am at Philadelphia Convention Center
Slalom – 1pm6:30pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Saturday, August 16th
Softball – 8am9:30am11am12:30pm2pm3:30pmat Phila Convention Center
Slalom – 8am1pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Handcycle Tune Up – 8am at Philadelphia Convention Center
Power Soccer – 9am at Philadelphia Convention Center
Boccia – 6pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Weightlifting – 7pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Swimming – 7pm at Kroc Center, Philadelphia
Sunday, August 17th
Handcycling – 7am at West River Drive, Philadelphia
Motor Rally – 8am at Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia
Super G Slalom – 9:30am at Philadelphia Convention Center
Power Soccer – 1pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Basketball – 1pm3pm at Philadelphia Convention Center
Quad Rugby – 3pm at Philadelphia Convention Center

CLOSING CEREMONIES 6pm on Sunday, August 17th at PHILADELPHIA CONVENTION CENTER – Grand Hall

 
Karen Jennings, Marine Mom
Military Support Group of NJ Inc. (MSGNJ)
P.O. Box 118
Stratford, NJ 08084
www.MilitarySupportGroupNJ.org

Helping the Military, Our Veterans and their Families since 2004
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August Meeting

August 7th, 2014

Our next MSGNJ meeting  is next  THURSDAY,  AUGUST 14th,  2014,  7pm – 9pm.  ALL are welcome!

  we meet at :   American Legion Stetser-Lamartine Post 281
intersection of Black Horse Pike. & Chews Landing Rd, Gloucester Twp, NJ

 6:30pm for coffee & conversation, 7:00pm Meeting

We are in need of:

for our Deployed Troops.    chapstick, diaper wipes, sunflower seeds,  crackers, beef Jerky, nuts, Spam, gum, hard candy

For our local Military families :   poptarts, granola bars, cereal, soup, crackers, pasta, jars of sauce, tuna, Mayo, peanutbutter,  jelly, marshmallow fluff, diapers, baby food,  thank you

Please continue to pray for our troops and their families.  If you know of someone deployed, please let me know and we will get a care package off to them immediately!

See you soon!

thanks,

Karen Jennings, Marine Mom
Military Support Group of NJ Inc. (MSGNJ)
P.O. Box 118
Stratford, NJ 08084
www.MilitarySupportGroupNJ.org

Helping the Military, Our Veterans and their Families since 2004

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