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2014-05-29 08:22:03

Receive an Extra Bonus on Eurail Select Passes that Include France WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is giving travelers $50 off a Eurail Global Pass or a Eurail Select Pass this summer. Between now and July 9, simply enter the code SELECTGLOBAL during checkout to receive $50 off*. When you choose to book a Eurail Select Pass including France and a seat reservation in France, simply...

2014-05-22 23:00:54

101 Mobility Washington D.C. installs a wheelchair ramp to improve access at Fort Myer. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 This spring, mobility equipment provider 101 Mobility Washington D.C. was selected to improve wheelchair access at Fort Myer in Arlington County, Virginia. 101 Mobility’s professional team of installers worked hard to outfit an officer’s quarters with an aluminum modular wheelchair ramp. The ramp was a large configuration by industry standards and will provide...

2013-08-27 23:00:47

Specifically designed for getting both manual and power wheelchairs in and out of pickup trucks, PVI’s TrekAway Hitch Mounted Carrier with Ramp offers superior strength and durability with its welded construction and steel underframe. Highlighting a powder-coated finish over corrosion-resistant aluminum, this hitch-mounted carrier and ramp offers easy maintenance along with exceptional reliability and performance. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce...

2013-06-18 23:26:22

100% maintenance-free, National Ramp´s aluminum ramp systems feature an 800 pound weight capacity and are easily installed within just a few hours. Available as permanent or temporary ramp systems, the vast assortment of lengths allow users to choose exactly the right configuration for their own unique requirements. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies has joined into a distribution agreement with...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KINKISHARYO International, L.L.C. announced today that the prototype of its LFX-300, a 100 percent low-floor, dual-powered 'hybrid' streetcar specifically designed for North America, will arrive in the U.S. in mid-December. Following a series of tests, the LFX-300 will be unveiled to the public and industry in Charlotte, North Carolina in January, 2011. "We are thrilled to be on schedule with the introduction of our LFX-300 to the U.S....

2010-03-19 16:47:00

DALLAS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four years 1,000 Texans with limited mobility have received safe, independent exit and entry to their homes with wheelchair ramps provided free of charge by The Texas Ramp Project. "The Texas Ramp Project built a beautiful, wonderful ramp for me, which gives me the freedom to come and go," said one ramp recipient. "And I do go! The organization has kept me from going insane inside my house." The caseworker of a 12-year-old foster child...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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