Regional Trainings for the Growth of Paralympic Sport

US Paralympics Facilitates Regional Trainings
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, through funding provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, will facilitate seven regional training and collaboration events to facilitate the growth of Paralympic sport programming for individuals with physical and visual disabilities, including disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. Training, tools and resources to successfully develop and/or enhance adaptive sport programs will be included.  
The Regional Meetings are open to VA Medical Center and Veteran Service Organization staff, Olympic Opportunity Fund recipients, Paralympic Sport Club representatives and sport and disability professionals.
Calendar of Events by region:
EAST REGION -- Regional Contact: Dawna Callahan
Location: Washington, D.C. (Regional Meeting)
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013   
Location: Columbia, S.C. (Regional Meeting)
Date: TBD
Location: Atlanta, Ga. (Regional Meeting)   
Date: TBD
CENTRAL REGION -- Regional Contact: Dan Schwieder
Location: Detroit, Mich. (Regional Meeting)       
Date: Monday, May 6, 2013           
Location: Kansas City, Mo. (Regional Meeting)  
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Event Information  
RSVP to Kelly Snider at least 2 weeks prior to the event.
Location: Nashville, Tenn. (Regional Meeting)
Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WEST REGION -- Regional Contact: Susan Rossi    
Location: Boise, Idaho (Regional Meeting)              
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013