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National Veterans TEE Tournament

A golf and bowling rehabilitation program for Veterans who are legally blind, amputees, those who use wheelchairs and Veterans with other disabilities. The National Veterans TEE Tournament (NVTT) uses a therapeutic format to promote rehabilitation, fellowship and camaraderie among its participants.
September 10-14, 2012
Events will take place in the Iowa City area.
Participation is open to U.S. military Veterans with visual impairments, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, psychological trauma, certain neurological conditions, spinal cord injuries and other disabilities, who receive care in any Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care facility.
The event provides legally blind Veterans and those with other disabilities an opportunity to participate in a therapeutic golfing event as well as other sports activities. By participating, Veterans are able to develop new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Presented by
The Department of Veterans Affairs
Hosted by
The Iowa City VA Medical Center, with support from community volunteers.
Kirt Sickels, NVTT Director, (319) 358-5963.


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  • TEE Tournament
    Program Specialist:

    Kimberly Heeren
    319-358-5962 (office)
    319-621-0891 (mobile)
    601 Hwy 6 West
    Iowa City, IA 52246


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