Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Veterans Affairs hearing to Adaptive Sports

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

Oversight Hearing

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold an oversight hearing entitled, "Reviewing the Progress of the Partnership Between the United States Paralympics and the Department of Veterans Affairs to Promote Adaptive Sports." The hearing will examine a grant program that funds community-based efforts to assist wounded warriors and veterans through adaptive sport programs.

 

WHO:             Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

WHAT:          Oversight Hearing

WHEN:          10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 334 Cannon House Office Building

 

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

Colonel Richard G. Cardillo, Jr., USA (Ret.), Military Sport Program Coordinator 
United States Association of Blind Athletes

 

Mr. Michael Boone, CDSS, Director, Adaptive Sports Iowa
Iowa Sports Foundation, Ames, Iowa

 

Ms. Tina Acosta, Director, Adult Day Services and Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
and Secretary, Indiana Association of Adult Day Services

 

Mr. Kirk M. Bauer, J.D., USA (Ret.), Executive Director

Disabled Sports USA

 

Mr. Carl Blake, National Legislative Director

Paralyzed Veterans of America

 

Panel 2

Mr. Charles Huebner, Chief of U.S. Paralympics

U.S. Olympic Committee

 

Mr. Christopher Nowak, Director, Office of National Veterans Sports Program & Special Events

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

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Sean P Eagan

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