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2019

MAY

STEM DIVERSITY CAREER EXPO

May 3, Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston. A career fair for minority groups, women and people with disabilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Contact: www.eop.com/expo.

ABILITIES EXPO--NEW YORK METRO

May 3-5, Hall 5, New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Edison, N.J. Features workshops, speakers, sports, activities, technology and more of interest to people with disabilities, seniors and health care professionals. Contact: www.abilities.com/newyork.

BLUEGRASS BASS BASH

May 3-5, Lake Barkley, Kuttawa, Ky. The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Kentucky-Indiana Chapter hosts this stop on the PVA Bass Tour. Contact: Jeff Thompson, 317-509-2366.

25TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY SPINAL CORD & HEAD INJURY RESEARCH TRUST SYMPOSIUM

May 15-16, Louisville Downtown Embassy Suites Hotel, Louisville, Ky. Features the most recent research of internationally recognized scientists who are at the forefront of cell and molecular biology of development and/or disease. Contact: www.louisville.edu/kscirc.

DISCOVER SAILING

May 20, Cherry Creek Reservoir, Aurora, Colo. Join the Craig Hospital Adventure Program and Community Sailing of Colorado to learn adaptive sailing. No previous experience is needed. Contact: Cody Blubaugh, 303-789-8115.

DISCOVER MONTANA'S GREAT OUTDOORS

May 29-June 2, The Silver Bow Club, Divide, Mont. Join the Craig Hospital Adventure Program for a trip to Montana that'll include fishing clay and range shooting, track chairs, ATVs, helicopter tours and more. Contact: Cody Blubaugh, 303-789-8115.

JUNE

NATIONAL VETERANS GOLDEN AGE GAMES

June 5-10, Anchorage, Alaska. Features more than 20 sports and recreational events for veterans ages 55 and older, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. Contact: www.blogs.va.gov/nvspse.

OLD DOMINION BRAWL

June 7-9, Osborne Landing, James River, Richmond, Va. The last stop on the 2018-19 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Bass Tour. Hosted by the PVA Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Contact: Dan Watkins, 919-880-4858.

DISCOVER FENCING

June 8, Denver Fencing Center, Denver. Join the Craig Hospital Adventure Program for a beginning fencing opportunity in partnership with the River Deep Alliance and the Denver Fencing Center. All equipment is provided and no experience is necessary. Contact: Adventures@craighospital.org.

KAYAKING & CYCLING CLINIC

June 8, Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge, Tenn. An adaptive clinic for individuals with a spinal-cord injury, level C6 or below, and other disabilities with similar physical function. Sponsored by the Shepherd Center. Contact: www.shepherd.org

IOWA PARALYZED VETERANS TRAPSHOOT

June 14-16, Otter Creek Sportsman's Club, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Hosted by the Paralyzed Veterans of America Iowa Chapter. Competition is open to all shooters, able-bodied and disabled. Contact: www.pva.org.

ABILITIES EXPO--CHICAGO

June 21-23, Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, Ill. Features workshops, speakers, sports, technology and more of interest to people with disabilities, seniors and health care professionals. Contact: www.abilities.com/chicago.

JULY

NATIONAL VETERANS WHEELCHAIR GAMES

July 11-16, Louisville, Ky. Presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America, the event features 19 sports, including wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, softball and more. Contact: www.wheelchairgames.org.

The calendar of coming events is provided as a service to our readers. PN can't guarantee the accuracy of information given, so verify dates and locations with the contact person or organization listed. View the complete calendar online at www.pvamag.com.

Caption: Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Convention: May 14-18, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Aurora, Colo. www.pva.org.
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