DAV Provides Transportation Assistance for BlazeSports’ Veteran Programs

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BlazeSports America is excited to announce that the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust awarded our Georgia Veterans Paralympic Sport Development Program with a grant to provide transportation assistance to veterans interested in participating in programs offered by BlazeSports.

The grant was designed to provide a small mileage stipend to veterans with a disability that meet the U.S. Paralympic/VA eligibility requirements and who participate on a regular basis in any of the following BlazeSports programs:

TUESDAY

Handcycling Program

WHEN: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, beginning October 30, 2012
WHERE: Panola Mountain State Park, 2600 Highway 155 SW, Stockbridge, GA

FRIDAY

Archery Program

WHEN: 11:45 am – 1:00 pm, beginning November 16, 2012
WHERE: Archery Learning Center, 2164 Fountain Square, Snellville, GA

SATURDAY

SWIMMING:  Recreation and competitive lap swim

WHEN: Times different each week and each pool, program year round.
WHERE: Macon, Marietta and Decatur: different pool each week.
Call to make an appointment.

SATURDAY

TRACK AND FIELD: Track, field, fitness training

DATES: March – July

The grant will also provide travel assistance to veterans participating in the following special events:

Roosevelt Games – April 9-12, Warm Springs, GA

U.S. Paralympic Training Camp, May 7-9, Warm Springs, GA

2013 Dixie Games, May 10-12, Atlanta and Marietta, GA

BlazeSports America greatly appreciates the support of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust and looks forward to assisting veterans access to sports and recreation programs throughout the state of Georgia.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

On the BlazeSports Georgia Veterans Paralympic Sport Development Program call
JEFF JONES @ 404-270-2036 OR EMAIL jjones@blazesports.org

On the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust visit www.cst.dav.org

 

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