Palo Alto VA hosting Awareness Fair on April 19

The Bay Area and Western Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America is hosting its annual Awareness Fair on Thurs., April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital featuring exhibits aimed to improve quality of life through innovation and recreation.


There will be demonstrations of handcycling at 11:30 a.m., Exoskeleton at 12:30 p.m. and fly fishing from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and many product vendors and exhibitors including NorCal SCI.

The theme this year is “Get Active Stay Active – Through Innovation and Recreation” and there will also be a clothing drive to help support PAVA's G.I.V.E. (Goods Inspiring Veterans Everywhere) program.

The fair will be held on the campus located at 3801 Miranda Ave., Bldg 7, Palo Alto.  For more information, contact Kory Amaral at (650) 858-3936 or by e-mail at