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Honoring Heroes: 2nd Annual Veterans Day Wheelchair Football Exhibition

VA New Orleans and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates Collaborate for 2nd Annual Veterans Day Wheelchair Football Exhibition

On Veterans Day, 2023, the VA Medical Center, New Orleans and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates joined forces to host a memorable event dedicated to supporting veterans. The collaborative effort resulted in the 2nd Annual VA New Orleans Wheelchair Football Exhibition Game, a day filled with camaraderie and gratitude at the Medical Center on Canal St. While the VA organized the overall event, S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates orchestrated the impactful adaptive football game.

The collaborative efforts of the VA New Orleans and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates made Veterans Day at the Medical Center truly remarkable. The day was dedicated to honoring and supporting our veterans, featuring a variety of activities designed to raise awareness for programs benefiting those who have served our country.

The highlight of the day was the football exhibition game, skillfully organized by the S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates. Participants, including dedicated staff and doctors, enthusiastically engaged in the friendly competition, playing the game while seated in chairs. This unique approach not only added a layer of inclusivity to the event but also symbolized a collective commitment to supporting veterans in a meaningful way.

 The collaboration between the VA New Orleans and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates underscored the importance of unity in supporting our veterans. Beyond professional roles, everyone joined together on the field, showcasing the unifying power of sports and a shared dedication to giving back to those who have sacrificed for our freedom.

 The event served as a poignant tribute to wounded veterans who have faced significant challenges in service to their country. As participants took the field, they played not only for the love of the game but also in honor of their fellow citizens who bear the physical and emotional scars of service. Spectators’ heartfelt cheers resonated with gratitude for the brave men and women who have defended our nation.

 The VA New Orleans and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates expressed deep gratitude to all participants, sponsors, and attendees who contributed to the event’s success. Their collective effort ensures that vital support reaches disabled veterans, making a lasting impact on their lives.

The 2nd Annual VA New Orleans Football Exhibition Game, a collaborative effort between the VA and S.M.C.L. Foundation & Associates, exemplified the power of community spirit and dedication to honoring disabled veterans. As we reflect on the shared moments of gratitude and support on the field, let us carry forward the message of appreciation for our wounded heroes, ensuring their sacrifices are never forgotten.

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