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Derby Lane Donates $16,250 to Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge!

PRESS RELEASE: St. Petersburg, Florida. Derby Lane hosted a poker tournament on Saturday, March 12th which raised $16,250 to benefit Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC)! For the fourth consecutive year, Derby Lane ( has conducted the event and donated thousands to CWVC. Derby Lane executives Richard Winning and Steve Hlas are also CWVC Advisory Board […]

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Derby Lane Poker Tournament

Derby Lane Poker Tournament to benefit Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge! Saturday, March 12th at 1pm $10,000 Guarantee 10k chips 30 min blinds 1st Place wins Cash + $5000 Vegas Series Event Package $200 Buy In ($130 + $10 + $10DT + $50 donation) $10 add on 5K Enjoy the BBQ Buffet while you play!

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Press Release: 5TH Annual Combat Wounded Veteran SCUBA Challenge Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5TH Annual Combat Wounded Veteran SCUBA Challenge Announced ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, MAR. 7, 2016 – Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, Inc. (“CWVC”),, headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, announced that its 5th Annual SCUBA “Challenge” will be held July 16th through July 23rd in the Florida Keys. CWVC is dedicated to improving the […]

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Channel 10 presents CWVC with grant

Kathryn Bursch, Community Partnerships Manager at 10News WTSP presents Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) with a $2,000 grant at its studios in St Petersburg, Florida. Accepting on behalf of CWVC is Dave Caras, USCG (Ret), a CWVC Advisory Board member, and Neal Harper, CWVC Vice-President. 10News WTSP ( provides tens of thousands annually to local […]

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Press Release 01 March 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: LCDR Neal Harper, USN Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, Inc. Office: (727) 942-8415 ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, MAR. 1, 2016 – Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, Inc. (“CWVC”),, headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, announced today that its Board of Directors, by unanimous decision, has elected Jay Kenneth Katzen as Chairman of […]

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In the news: Local Veterans Advocates Fear Impact from Wounded Warrior Reports

Pete Quintanilla, our Deputy Director of Operations, was interviewed by Howard Altman of the Tampa Tribune. He spoke of how the reports of excessive spending by Wounded Warrior Project, especially on non-veteran projects, is effecting all veteran support non-profits. Fund raising is not an easy endeavor, and having negativity surrounding one of the largest non-profits […]

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Our December Newsletter is out!

From the Mountains to under the Sea…that’s where we took you this year! See what’s been going on at Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge this year. We’ve been on top of Aconcagua and restoring coral reefs in Key West, all while conducting research and case studies on TBI, PTS, and Prothetics/Orthotics. We also conducted the first […]

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