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10th Annual Doug Brown Memorial Pheasant Hunt

10th Annual Doug Brown Memorial Pheasant Hunt

The 10th annual Doug Brown Memorial Paralyzed Veterans of America Pheasant Hunt was held on 12 September 2022 at the Top Gun hunting lodge outside of Howard, SD.


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Membership is free and open to qualified individuals. PVA's President invites you to join our more than 19,000 members today and have your voice, energy and efforts assist others living with SCI/D.
By joining the PVA North Central Chapter, you have the opportunity to have your voice, your energy and your efforts assist others. Upon joining you will begin to receive the chapter's monthly newsletter, as well as notifications of upcoming events and meetings. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in many programs, including volunteering and sporting events.
The regular general membership meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapter Office. The Chapter Board of Directors meets every other month to discuss the general business of the organization.
There are two categories for membership: Regular and Associate

Regular Member

Any individual who meets the following criteria is eligible to join PVA:
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces whose discharge was other than dishonorable
  • An individual who has suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of trauma or disease.
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Lupus
  • Tuberculosis
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Tumors of the spinal cord

Associate Member

Associate Membership is issued to any individual or business interested in the mission of PVANC. Associate Membership Dues are $30/year or a Lifetime Associate Due of $200. Assoc. membership includes participation on all Chapter events, sports and rec events, and a subscription to the PVA North Central Chapter Newsletter.

Darrell Jepson Memorial Scholarship Program

The PVA North Central Chapter has established a scholarship program to provide financial assistance for PVA members and their families so that they may achieve their goals in the academic arena. Please contact the Chapter Office for an application if you meet the guidelines listed in the Scholarship Guidelines download below. Applications are to be postmarked by July 1st each year.

Downloads and Applications

SD State Veterans Cemetery (east side)

State Cemetery Precertification Application

Burial Costs

Gravesite or Columbarium Niche
Pre-placed Grave liner (Standard Size and some Oversized)
Headstone/Niche Cover
Perpetual Care


There is no fee for burial of an eligible veteran.

Spouse/Eligible Dependent
$796 (all burial options)

Additional charges may be added if the casket is oversized and a larger grave-liner is needed.

If a grave-liner is supplied as part of a prepaid burial plan, the plan will be reviewed and every effort made to meet the terms of the prepaid plan within existing cemetery guidelines.

** Fees for spouse/eligible dependents cannot be prepaid and are subject to change.

Welcome to the Ford Motor Company’s X-Plan Partner

Paralyzed Veterans of America is now enrolled in Ford Motor Company’s X-Plan Partner Recognition
Below you’ll find a brief overview of the program and information regarding the website.
Program Overview:
The Ford Motor Company Partner Recognition Program provides exclusive savings on eligible Ford,
Lincoln and Mercury vehicles to Partner employees, retirees (limited to two Personal Identification
Numbers (PINs) per calendar year) and to members of the employee’s household – that means any
family member, friend, roommate, etc. who lives with the Partner employee can participate as long as
their valid driver’s license proves household status.
Ford Motor Company’s success is largely the result of our special relationship with our Partner
organizations. In appreciation, the X-Plan Partner Recognition Program offers PVA Members and
employees the opportunity to purchase or lease Ford Motor Company vehicles at exclusive prices.
X-Plan Partner Program Benefits:
Exclusive Pricing. The Plan price is established before customers visit the dealership, so they
don’t have to negotiate.
Exceptionally Simple. The Plan price is clearly marked on the vehicle invoice. The customer
will simply ask for a copy of the invoice to confirm special pricing.
Great Value. The Plan price is at or below dealer invoice price and is available in addition to
most other publicly offered programs.
X-Plan is Available on a Wide Variety of Ford Products!
Ford Motor Company provides a wide selection of products to fit every taste and budget. Use your X-Plan
Partner Recognition privileges to take advantage of offers on eligible Ford Motor Company vehicles.
? What your MEMBERS & EMPLOYEES can do at www.fordpartner.com after logging in using
your company's unique Partner Code (Contact PVA Membership for access code @ 1-800-424-
Research vehicle specific X-Plan pricing and incentives
Review the latest vehicle product information
View the complete Partner Recognition Program process, rules and helpful FAQs
Generate PINs for exclusive X-Plan vehicle pricing
Encourage employees to visit this site to see the exclusive pricing Ford has to offer!
? Follow these simple steps to X-Plan savings:
1. Visit www.fordpartner.com and enter your Partner Code – (Contact PVA Membership for
access code @ 1-800-424-8200)
2. Select the “PINs” tab from the top navigation
3. Enter the last four digits of your Social Security (or Social Insurance) Number; and your
name, address, city, state (or province) and ZIP (or postal) code to obtain your PIN
4. Print your PIN Certificate and bring it along when visit a participating dealer
5. Identify yourself as a X-Plan Partner Recognition participant, and provide the last four
digits of your Social Security (or Social Insurance) Number and your PIN to confirm
6. Provide proof of employment or organization membership with a recent organization I.D.
card, pay stub, W-2 (or T4) form or health care card
7. Select an X-Plan eligible vehicle and ask for a copy of the invoice to confirm X-Plan
8. Complete the purchase or lease agreement and arrange for delivery
9. Sign the AXZD-Plans Pricing Agreement and Customer Cash Payment Authorization form

Lowe's Discount

Lowe's extends a 10% discount to all active, reserve, retired, or disabled military veterans as well as their immediate family members. You would just need to present a valid government issued military ID such as a Veteran's Identification Card, a Uniformed Services Identification Card, or a Common Access Card to the cashier at the time of purchase.

If you have any questions, you can contact Lowe's Customer Care by phone at 1-800-445-6937.

Home Depot Discount

Home Depot extends a 10% discount to all active, retired, or disabled military veterans as well as their immediate family members. You would just need to present a valid government issued military ID, (Active Duty, Retired, or Dependent) or a VA Identification Card, that shows Service Connected on the card.

If you have any questions you can contact Home Depots Primary Customer Care by phone at 1-800-466-3337.

Best Western

Best Western hotels are pleased to offer low discount hotel rates based on U.S. government per
diem for government employees, military personnel traveling on official business or leisure.
Make your hotel booking today with the Government/Military hotel discount.
Who Qualifies
All government employees (federal, state, county, provincial and local
Military personnel/civilian military personnel.
Tax funded hospital and university personnel.
Cost reimbursable contractors.
How it Works
Make a hotel booking online or call our Worldwide Reservation office at
Present an official identification card or work orders at time of check in
Don't have an official identification card? You may apply in advance of your stay for a
Best Western issued government traveler card. Please complete our online government
application. If you qualify, your card will be sent to you electronically within 7-14 days.
Questions? Contact our Government Representative at 623-780-6842
Canadian Government Travelers: Most of our Canadian Best Western properties and
many in the United States honor special Canadian Government discount hotel rates. Proof
of Canadian Government identification or work orders at check in is all that is required.
We have checked with Bestwestern and have been assured our members
would qualify for the discount. http://www.bestwestern.com


MobileAlert is now partnering with Paralyzed Veterans of America to offer a special discount: $34.95/ Month (Regular price $39.95/month)
•Limited time offer with special code: PVA3813
•No home phone necessary
•No long term contract

We also offer a standard medical alert system with waterproof Help Button for a special price of $24.95/month (Regular price $29.95/month).

Learn more by calling 1-800-988-4353 or visit us at: www.pvamobilealert.org.


PVA members can receive a discount when you sign up for Pet Insurance by Nationwide. To receive a no obligation quote or to enroll, call 1-877-738-7874 or visit their website at http://www.petinsurance.com/afi/P/Paralyzed_Veterans_of_America.aspx?ec=N1448


Greyhound is proud to carry those who serve our country. Active duty and retired military personnel and their dependent family members may receive a 10-percent discount off the Greyhound walk-up (unrestricted) fare. Another option for military personnel is to travel on Greyhound for a maximum fare of $209 round trip anywhere in the continental United States.


PeterPan Bus

A 10% Discount on One-Way and Round-Trip Unrestricted Adult Fares is Available for Travel Throughout the Northeast for the Following Military Personnel:
•Active and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy only)
•Members of the National Guard and Reservists
•Bona fide identifiable spouses and dependants of the above
•Children's fares are 40% less the adult military fare


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