PVA President Bill
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Veterans of America
he Minnesota Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America is a non-profit organization.
Our funding is primarily received from donations. The Paralyzed Veterans of America is
the name of our parent organization, and is chartered by the Congress of the United States
One Veterans Drive of America. All members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, have sustained a spinal
SCI-238 injury or disease. If you have any questions, or you would like to make a donation to our
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President Thomas R. Fjerstad, PRP
Vice-President Russ Osborne
Secretary Eric Webster
Treasurer John Christensen
The Minnesota Table of Contents
Past President Charlie Wittwer PVA Chapter is Volume 18, Issue 6
Board of Directors actively seeking new Northern Highlights
Leo Dondlinger – Todd Kemery
Tom Fjerstad – Dave Langsdale members, if you know Rollx 14
Bill Frisby – Dave Hallis of a Veteran with a Cummings Mobility 3
spinal cord injury or Executive Director’s Report 4
Thomas R. Fjerstad, PRP disease, please have Dj’s Logic 4
National Service Offices the Veteran contact Sports Director’s Report 5
Jason Stephenson – 612-629-7022 the Minnesota PVA Magic Wheels 5
Senior Benefits Advocate SCI-141
Chapter office at President’s Report 6
Jim Arndt – 612-629-7021
Vocational Rehab. Program SCI-139 612-467-2263 or National Service Officers Report 6
One Veterans Drive 1-800-663-6782 and Kempf 7
Minneapolis, MN 55417 we will give him or 2011 Upcoming Election 8
Tami Anderson – NSO III
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St. Paul, MN 55111 Application to Mobility Days 9
complete. The July Calendar and Schedule 10
FTS 612-970-5668 membership application SCI Staff Corner 11
Northern Highlights Staff is also on our website at Bowling Tournament 11
Editor Richard F. Jost
Circulation Dianna Way
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For National Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Month National PVA President Bill Lawson and Communication Director
Mark Daley’s visit to the Minneapolis SCI Center on April 26, 2011 was productive. They were given a tour of the SCI Center by
Gail Miller and several other SCI staff; physical therapy had arranged for someone to be in the pool so they could see that and then
they visited the Computer Room with Beau Bedore, MA, CCS, SLP, (Speech Pathologist) and they were very impressed with the new
technology that is available to our veterans. Bo and Dave Langsdale (MNPVA Board Member) have developed a 9 minute training
video to demonstrate how a voice activated computer system in the home can lead to further independence. During lunch in the
multi - purpose room in the SCI Center, President Lawson shared some information about Paralyzed Veterans of America Month and
also handed out awards to 2 of our sponsors Chris Moosey of Sam’s Club and Tom Frazier of Shakopee Chevrolet. After lunch we met
with Minneapolis VA Medical Center Director Steve Klienglass and his team, last but not least, we met with Dr. Goldish and the SCI
Team. The plan was to take them to a Twins Game but it was rained out so went to plan B and headed to a restaurant in Minneapolis
and on the way back to the hotel one of Bill’s comments in the van was “it is 9:30 P.M. and we are still talking shop”. All in all it was
a great day and both Bill and Mark were on a plane early Wednesday morning headed for Chicago. I would like to thank Mr. John Way
for driving the MNPVA van both days, Jason Stephenson (PVA Senior Benefits Advocate) for driving us to the restaurant also to Mr.
Kleinglass and his team and to the entire SCI team for giving their time during the president’s visit.
We still have room in our newsletter for business card ads, so if you know of any business card ad out there related to PVA, please let
us know or have them contact the office; email is preferred at firstname.lastname@example.org
For those of you that have not been to the Minneapolis VA Health Care Systems SCI Center in the last few weeks, the construction
for the gazebo and the sports court has started. I will also be a part of the committee for the new parking lot ramp that project is
scheduled to beguin in the spring of 2012, so I will keep you posted on that as time goes on. The MNPVA Chapter is honored to be
included in several of the VA Medical Center’s major projects.
On Saturday June 21st, John Christensen and I went to Cold Springs, Minnesota for the “Old Glory Run” a very patriotic 5K race.
It was a cold rainy day but we both finished the race and it was fun. When you ride with John these days, it is pay your entry fee,
look him in the eye at the start line and the next thing I see his back disappearing in the rain and fog with only the police car’s
flashing lights in front of him. I don’t know what is going on these days but the police cars always use to be behind me with their
lights flashing, oh well, another story, another day. This was a great event for Veterans. There were 1400 runners registered and 1000
showed up for the race. The funds they raised will be used to purchase a van for the St. Cloud VA Hospital. There were the usual
serious racers and many people just having fun. The St. Cloud VA van brought some Veterans down for the race and those Veterans
had volunteers that helped push them through the race. Even a distance of 3.1 mile is tough for the VA Hospital chairs they were
in, but everyone finished the race. The finish line was great, there were many people cheering you all the way in and Veterans, wore
red bin numbers to race under and at the finish line you were given a medallion thanking you for your service. What was fantastic
was seeing the family groups running together and seeing the group of kids who were introduced to the veterans. John and I took the
MNPVA Chapter van and trailer up for the race which was a great public relations event for the chapter. This is a great race and I
would encourage as many of you that are able to attend next year. A special thank you to John Swanson and his family for helping us
stay dry all day. For more information on next year’s event you can go to the following web site: www.theoldgloryrun.com
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spasms; often at just the wrong time? Maybe the doctor has prescribed a medicine and/
or referred you to a therapist for stretching, or maybe a prostatic device to address this
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Sport’s Director’s Report - Todd Kemery
Happy Sprummer PVA Fans!
That’s a warm weather term that merges our short Minnesota spring into our equally short summer. It’s warm weather time again and to
help celebrate our fast and furious summer, we have a wide range of events for you to consider.
Our Veteran’s softball team has once again started a new season and there is an open invitation to practice with or join the team. This is
an ongoing open door policy for anyone interested in getting started playing wheelchair softball. The team is able to provide extra equip-
ment if needed. Practice is at Brooklyn Park on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to dark and game days will be every other Thursday
at 6:00 p.m. to dark starting May 26th. Call the office for more team contact information and directions.
I am pleased with the amount of Veterans participating in the Veterans games this year. We have eighteen athletes registered for the
games in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. For those of you who would like to experience a little of the excitement the games generate, we will
be hosting the second annual Mini Game here at the SCI/D center July 13th. There will be events ranging from handcycling to obstacle
course for power chairs and manual chairs. Our athletes will be available to help demonstrate and help those who want to try their hand
at a little competition. For our athletes, we have established practice times for you to come to the SCI/D center and get ready for your
events. You have already received a letter with times and dates. Please call the office if you haven’t received anything.
Fishing at Mill Lacs has begun. Our first trip netted a fish which was promptly released to help keep the obviously low population num-
bers from declining any further. However, a great time was had by all and the on board feast was better than ever. There is plenty of room
for future launches for you and your family to enjoy. Our next fishing trip is June 8th and 22nd. Please call and get your name on our list
so we can plan for food accordingly.
Operation Liberty is offering our members a special Evening of Sailing, Wednesday July 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wayzata Com-
munity Sailing Center is hosting a picnic dinner and an evening of sailing. Check out our website for all the details including a registra-
tion form that must be completed by July 10, 2011.
Lastly, I want to let you all know that I had three takers in my invitation to tandem skydive. So, the four of us will be jumping with an
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President’s Report - Thomas R. Fjerstad, PRP
April was PVA Awareness Month and one of the highlights for the chapter was a visit from PVA National President Bill Lawson.
President Lawson visited the chapter on April 26th. He was able to tour our SCI Center, the newest SCI Center in the country and
was very impressed with the facility. We had planned on a Twins game that evening but unfortunately it was rained out. Many of our
members had the opportunity to speak with President Lawson and I’d like to thank him for making Minnesota one of the stops on his
Current projects at the chapter include the artwork selection for the SCI Center and the beefing up of our Hospital Liaison program. If
you have a photo in your collection that you think is noteworthy in respect to Minnesota PVA history or the history of spinal cord injury
medicine please send a copy to the chapter office to be included in our selection process. Passage of a resolution at the PVA Annual
Convention last summer is breathing new life into the hospital Liaison program by bringing uniformity in program operation amongst
PVA’s chapters. PVA’s Healthcare Monitoring and Advocacy Training will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico in mid-October.
I hope to see everyone at the chapter picnic on Friday June 24th where you’ll be able to see construction in progress on our new fully
accessible picnic gazebo and sports court.
National Service Officer’s Report - Tami Anderson
Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI)
(Information ascertained from the Department of Veterans Affairs website)
Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI) provides mortgage life insurance to severely disabled veterans and service
members. It is designed to pay off home mortgages of disabled veterans and service members in the event of their death.
Veterans and service members who have received Specially Adapted Housing Grant from the VA are eligible for VMLI.
This is a grant to help a disabled veteran or service member build or modify a home to accommodate his or her disabili-
ties. To receive the Specially Adapted Housing Grant; a veteran or service member must be service connected for the
loss, or loss of use of both lower extremities, such as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or
a wheelchair or blindness in both eyes, having only light perception, plus the anatomical loss or loss of use of one lower
extremity or the loss or loss of use of one lower extremity together with residuals of organic disease or injury which so
affect the functions of balance or propulsion as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or a
wheelchair. The loss of use of one lower extremity together with the loss of use of one upper extremity which so affect the
functions of balance or propulsion as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or a wheelchair
per 38 CFR 3.809(b)(1)(2)(3)(4).
VMLI provides up to $90,000 mortgage life insurance payable to the mortgage holder, (i.e., a bank or mortgage lender),
in the event of the veterans or service members death. The amount of coverage will equal the balance of the mortgage,
not to exceed $90,000. VMLI is decreasing term insurance which reduces as the amount of the mortgage reduced. There
is no loan or cash values and pays no dividends. Coverage automatically terminates when the mortgage is paid off. If a
mortgage is disposed of through sale of the property, VMLI may be obtained on the mortgage of another home.
Veterans and service members who receive a grant for the purchase of Specially Adapted Housing are advised by Loan
Guaranty personnel at their interview of their eligibility for life insurance to cover the unpaid mortgage on their home.
To view a premium, go to the premium calculator available at http://www.insurance.va.gov. If you have additional
questions or you need to complete a VA Form 29-8636, Application for Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance VA Form 29-
8636, please feel free to contact your National Service Office, Tami Anderson at 612-970-5668 or 1-800-795-3609 or
your Senior Benefits Advocate, Jason Stephenson at 612-629-7022.
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2011 Upcoming Election
ALL MINNESOTA PVA MEMBERS
The Minnesota PVA Chapter elections for Officers and Board of Directors are fast approaching. Nominations for candi-
dates for all officer positions and two (2) Board of Directors positions will be taken from June 15, 2011, to July 15, 2011.
The following positions are up for re-election:
• Two (2) Board of Director positions
We would like everyone to take a moment to give serious thought to who would fit into these positions, when submitting
your list of candidates. All candidates must be voting members of the Minnesota Paralyzed Veterans of America Chapter
and before taking office with MNPVA; they must become certified by the National PVA before your name is placed on
the ballot in August. Officers are elected for a one (1) year term and Board members are elected for a three (3) year term
and all elected officials should be available for the following commitments during their time of service:
• Attend monthly Board Meetings – half day commitment plus travel time
• Serve on Committees – a minimum of two committers per board member which requires additional time
• Attend Chapter Functions – annual picnic, annual banquet and any other function requested by the president
• The passion and desire to assist this chapter and this Nation’s Veterans
When submitting your nominations for candidates you must follow these guidelines:
• Nominations must be in writing
• You must include your name when submitting your choice of candidates
• You must be a voting member of this chapter
• You must specify what position you want each individual to be considered for when submitting your nominations
Please mail in your choice for candidates to the MNPVA office at the following address:
Minnesota Paralyzed Veterans of America
Attention: Secretary Eric Webster
1Veterans Drive, SCI-238
Minneapolis, MN 55417
We need persons who are willing to contribute time and effort to the well-being of the chapter.
Eric Webster, Chapter Secretary
Current Membership is at 331
Service Connected = 145
Non Service Connected = 186
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June and July Schedule of Events
June 14 Flag Day July 4 Independence Day –
June 19 Father’s Day Holiday Office Closed
June 21 Summer Begins July 5 Holiday – Office Closed
June 21 BOD Meeting July 5 Bingo Veteran’s Home – 7:00 p.m.
June 22 Fishing from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at July 6 UVLC Meeting – 9:30 a.m.
Mille Lacs Lake in Isle, Minnesota at July 13 Fishing from 5:00 P.M to 9:00 P.M.at Mille
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SCI Staff Corner
Lucy Furlong, RN, BSN, CRRN, Management of Information and
Outcomes Coordinator, Minneapolis Spinal Cord Injury
and Disorder Center
Outcomes and the Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Outcome (SCIDO) Database
Many veterans receiving care in Minneapolis at the Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Center (SCI/D) have heard the terms
“outcome data” and “SCIDO” since the center opened in February of 2009. What do these terms mean? How do they
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2009 by Injury Category
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outcome data are: How much function will I gain back? How long will I be in the hospital? How does this hospital’s
rehabilitation program compare to others? How much equipment and help will I need to go on living my life as I want it?
What types of conditions and health problems can I expect? In general, what is to be expected now that I have a spinal
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cord injury or disorder? (C1-‐C4) (C5-‐C8)
Outcome data is the measurement, recording, analyzing and
Model SCI System FIM Gain (Stover 1995)
comparisons that tell veterans, their families, health care FIM GAINS: VA SCSC FIM Gain
professionals, and other stakeholders what can be expected and (Functional Independence
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anticipated. Some examples of outcome data that is collected in the
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The VA has the largest Spinal Cord System of Care in the world, categories
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MNPVA Chapter 2nd Annual Bowling Tournament
The Minnesota PVA Chapter held its second annual bowling tournament on Thursday April 28, 2011, at Brunswick Zone
XL Bowling in Blaine, Minnesota between the two bowling teams from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and Wyoming, Minnesota.
Even though it was a cold wet day, 12 bowlers and 13 volunteers attended the event. The bowlers were anxious to get
started for the friendly rivalry between the two teams.
John Christensen had the highest score for manual bowling and Russ Osborne had the highest score for ramp bowling;
everyone had a great time competing and visiting with their fellow bowlers.
A luncheon was served after everybody finished bowling. After lunch a drawing was held for 3 prizes. The prize drawing
winners were as follows: first prize – Jan Langsdale, second prize – Dale Haugen and third prize – Scott Armstrong.
All in all it was a fantastic day and everyone had a great time. The two teams are already practicing for the bowling
tournament next year.
IT’S PICNIC TIME
Who: All MNPVA Members and their guests This picnic is for you the members and guests
What: Annual Summer Picnic and we really would like to see all of you there.
When: Friday June 24, 2011 This is a great opportunity to visit with old
Where: Minneapolis VA Medical Center friends and make new ones. We especially
Behind the Building welcome our new members to join us and meet
(Same place as last year) other MNPVA members.
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Minneapolis VA Medical Center NOTE!!! Please call the MNPVA
1 Veterans Drive office at 612-467-2263 or
Minneapolis, MN 1-800-663-6782 or via email at
We will start serving food at 11:30 A.M.!! firstname.lastname@example.org if you will
be attending the picnic so we will
know how much food to order.
You must call the MNPVA office by
June 10, 2011 at the latest to
reserve a spot.
Members Volunteers and Guests are invited to this event only
OAKDALE PARADE NOTICE
Oakdale Summer Fest Grand Parade has asked the Minnesota PVA Chapter to be the Grand Marshal for
the parade this year. We have accepted the invitation and will be driving the Minnesota PVA Chapter
van and pulling the MNPVA trailer behind it plus Minnesota PVA representatives will follow the van.
Below is some information if you wish to watch the parade and for parking area to park your vehicle
while you watch the parade:
Who: MNPVA members and guests
What: Oakdale Summer Fest Grand Parade
Where: Oakdale, Minnesota
When: Thursday June 23, 2011
Time: 6:30 P.M.
Begins east of Century Avenue and travels down 15th Street and turns
north unto Hadley Avenue and ends at the second entrance to the city hall parking lot
Spectators may park along most of the residential roads as well as on the boulevard along Hadley
Avenue just south of 15th Street; this is a highly attended parade and it is best to arrive early to get a
good parking spot. If you have any questions, please call the MNPVA Chapter office at 612-467-2263
Hope to see you at the parade!!
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Please call the MNPVA Chapter office for one of the dates that you and one guest would like to attend a
Twins game at the Target Stadium at 612-467-2263 or 1-800-663-6782.
NOTE!! The chapter will NOT pay for any food or beverages purchased or any parking fees.
Todd Kemery – Sports Director
A 2.5-ton salute.
“ Several of our members have
purchased your vehicles, and all
of them have given your company
high marks. On behalf of our
association and its members, plus
Improving people's lives. That's the essence of the Rollx story and the disabled community you serve,
the mission of our entire organization. And we feel a special and
thank you for your efforts to provide
personal appreciation for military veterans, who have sacrificed so a quality product and service.
much for our country. Our commitment is demonstrated not only by
the quality of our vehicles, but also by our ongoing and enthusiastic Kenneth Snow, Vice President
support for programs that help veterans live richer, fuller lives. California Paralyzed Veterans Association
The PVA National Trapshoot Circuit
For nearly a decade, Rollx has been a proud sponsor of the PVA National
Trapshoot Circuit. The circuit gives individuals with disabilities an opportunity
to participate in the recreational and competitive sport of trapshooting.
National Veterans Wheelchair Games
“ Rollx has gone above and beyond in
their selfless and compassionate service
to our injured service members and
their families. Most often, these vans
Rollx is honored to be a multi-year sponsor of the National Veterans Wheelchair
are provided to the families during a
Games, the world’s largest annual wheelchair sports competition. time of greatest need. The adaptive
vehicles are a means for these service
Wounded Warrior program members to enhance their quality of
In 2004 Rollx started providing vans free-of-charge to wounded troops returning life through increased mobility.
home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Our mission for the Rollx Wounded Warrior
Karen Guenther, Founder and President
Program: Reach the most deserving service members in ways we can provide Semper Fi Fund
the most benefit.
Find your ride. Live your life. Visit www.rollxvans.com for more details, latest inventory, pricing and rebates
Factory Direct Nation’s Largest VA Paperwork Personal Touch
With Rollx, you buy directly Inventory We work on your Rollx is the only manu-
from the manufacturer, More than 200 full-size behalf, directly with facturer that features
which means no and minivans are in the Department of at-home delivery and
middleman and more stock, including a large Veterans Affairs, state at-home service.
money in your pocket. inventory of quality and county agencies
refurbished vehicles. and other third-parties.
6591 W. Hwy 13, Savage, MN 55378 Phone: 1.800.956.6668 Fax: 952.890.1903 Your LIfe. Your Ride.™
MNPVA 2011 FISHING SCHEDULE
Wednesday June 22, 2011 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday July 13, 2011 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 17, 2011 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 7, 2011 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We have scheduled Wednesday as the day for the fishing
trips this year and we hope it will work for all of you
anglers. Please call the MNPVA office for each fishing trip
you plan on attending at 612-467-2263 or 1-800-663-
6782 or via email at email@example.com so we will
know how much food to buy for everyone.
NOTE!! We will schedule the MNPVA van for the
fishing trips this summer for those of you that would like to
go fishing but do not want to drive. You will have to call the
office by Monday at the latest of the week that a fishing trip
is scheduled so we can make arrangements.
We wish all of you anglers a great fishing season!!
July 1 July 19 July 25
Charles D. Frafjord Robert Huber Jesse J. Gonzales
Robert J. Mickelson
July 2 July 20
Curtis L. Schultz Thomas J. Moran William J. Schiebler
Pius Volk Gary Yanta
Thomas B. Boland July 21 July 27
Charles J. Evancevich Earnest B. Erickson
July 12 David J. Hallis
Arnold E. Johnson July 22
Daniel J. McCoy July 28
July 16 David Stopke Scott T. Buchan
Raymond H. Sandstrom
July 24 July 29
July 17 Robert S. Armstrong Jack Maypark
Gerald C. Dunlap John T. Longley
William M. Furlong July 31
Glenn D Mittelsteadt John G. Schnieder
1 Veterans Dr. SC1-238
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417
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