Stories tagged: National Veterans Wheelchair Games
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009, 9:58 P.M.
In vets’ eyes, Spokane a gracious host
David Fowler travels all over the country. Until his Spokane visit this week for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, he had seen only one piece of public art with a …
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009
Veterans Games for women, too
Not long after multiple sclerosis struck Laura Schwanger, she found an outlet for her competitive urge. The former solider became involved in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
Games helped Bemis bounce back
Winning and losing doesn’t really matter this week to Loon Lake’s Roy “Bud” Bemis, who is competing in five events at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. “Six hundred of the …
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
Basketball kicks off games planned across Spokane
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games are not about athletes with disabilities, the head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday. “The games are all about heart,” VA Secretary …
MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009, 9:37 P.M.
Families and fans welcome wheelchair athletes
Vicki Emmerson waited for opening ceremonies at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games to begin Monday night in the Spokane Arena, checking to make sure she had the most important item …