(Buffalo, NY – May 9, 2013) – Venergy proudly announces the award of a contract with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Venergy provided Audio, Visual and Lighting Support for the opening and closing ceremonies for the 27th National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG) at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center from May 30, 2013 - June 4, 2013.
Venergy was honored to not only provide the audio, visual, and lighting per the contract but Corey Clive, CEO of Venergy also personally attended the 27th NVGAG which was held, for the first time, in Buffalo, New York. NVGAG is the most progressive and adaptive senior sports program in the world. It is the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program in the United States and the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors’ competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The NVGAG are open to all U.S. military veterans age 55 or older who receive care at a VA medical facility and give participants the opportunity to compete in ambulatory, visually-impaired and wheelchair divisions, according to their ages. Events include swimming, cycling, golf, horseshoes, bowling, shot put, discus, croquet, dominoes, air rifle, nine-ball, and table tennis.
“Venergy really rolled up its sleeves and showed our range of diversity with the award of this contract. We might be an energy company but the bottom line is we are a company of veterans helping veterans. We stepped out of our box and provided the best of the best for our fellow veterans. I actually graduated high school in Clarence, New York which is right outside of Buffalo so to attend and be part of the games was an honor and we hope to attend and be part of all future Golden Age Games.” said Corey Clive, CEO of Venergy.
Audio support was provided during opening and closing events, including wireless handheld and lapel microphones Master of Ceremonies and all agreed the audio quality was second to none!
Visual support provided during the ceremonies included two rear projection screens large enough to be seen by the staggering 1500 participants.
Venergy also provided lighting and lighting operators during ceremonies to illuminate the stage area, guest speakers and performers. Drapery and pipes were provided as well to accent the video screens. Spotlights were used to capture the inspiring guest speakers and the supreme activities of the ceremony such as the Color Guard presentation and Award Ceremonies.