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2010-01-29 06:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Scootarama is a company in Orlando, Florida that specializes in mobility scooter rentals for use in Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. Scootarama has donated over $1000 to various charities following the Haiti earthquake disaster. For a limited time the scooter company has decided to extend a three-day scooter rental free of charge to any persons on official business pertaining to Haitian relief here in Orlando. Website:...

2010-01-21 14:26:00

A National Honor for America's Leading Provider of Power Mobility Equipment NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FORTUNE magazine today named The SCOOTER Store one of the top 100 places to work in America, citing the company as the 38th Best Place to Work For in 2010. This is an extraordinary honor for the nation's leading supplier of power mobility equipment. In honoring The SCOOTER Store, FORTUNE cited the company's employee-friendly celebrations, including...

2010-01-21 04:08:00

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer a smart, eco friendly and accessible mobility solution for urban transportation. Their potential to meet consumer demand with innovative design, well supported by a sound charging infrastructure, paves the way for new micro mobility solutions in developing mega-cities. Changing mobility patterns, the decongestion of cities, the move towards eco friendly transportation, the development of mega-cities as well as...

2010-01-15 08:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited, retailer and distributor of electric bikes and mobility scooters, will begin donating $25 to the Save the Children organization for each electric bike purchased beginning January 14, 2010. Save the Children has launched a relief effort to assist families and children in Haiti. For the next month, R Martin will send $25 to the relief fund for each electric bike or EVD electric motorcycle purchase. The products can be purchased online...

2010-01-14 17:34:00

LAURENS, S.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Resident Sabrina Ahmed is missing a hip; she has to shuffle from room-to-room very slowly to get anything done in her home. To make things easier on herself, she contacted a local mobility provider and ordered a power wheelchair through her insurance coverage. Unfortunately, the chair didn't work, and she couldn't find help to repair it. That is when Ahmed decided to call "7 On Your Side" news (WSPA-TV). WSPA Anchor Dianne Derby was touched by her...

2009-12-02 11:31:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo Sports, a world leader in outdoor rolling fun and action sports products, is proud to announce that their latest creation, the one-of-a-kind Pulse Slither drift scooter, is now available in stores nationwide. The first innovative three-wheeled scooter of its kind, the Slither offers the ability to pull off tricks and maneuvers that are simply not possible on any other scooter or wheeled good thanks to the two large front wheels offset...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited is pleased to announce the addition of mobility scooters, lift chairs, and 3-wheel electric trikes to its electric transportation product line-up. Five years of experience with electric transportation make these additions a perfect complement to R Martin Limited's existing electric bicycle, electric moped and electric scooter product lines. While they may travel slower than traditional electric transportation, mobility scooters offer...

2009-11-09 10:34:00

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of firefighters, police officers and other rescue workers came together to save as many lives as possible in New York City. Merrick firefighter Brian McCauley was one of those 9/11 first responders. Now he is fighting to save his own life. Only in his late 30s, McCauley was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. He has undergone surgery and extensive chemotherapy treatments, leaving him confined to a wheelchair and...

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2009-10-29 11:10:00

A Japanese zero-emission "hybrid" scooter available in 2010 drives 10 times as cheaply as a gas powered bike, its developer announced on Thursday. The Miletto, built by auto equipment producer PROSTAFF Co. Ltd., will cost $1,730 dollars and is available in 12 colors, the company said. "It normally runs with battery power, but on a steep hill the rider would work the pedals to assist," said Ryo Teranishi, a planning official for the corporation, to Yahoo News. "It's a zero-emission vehicle in...

2009-10-26 11:38:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hill Fire Department firefighters save the lives of total strangers on an almost daily basis. It is no surprise they will do everything they can to change the life of one of their own, volunteer firefighter Marty Blakely. During a vacation with his family this summer, Blakely suffered a blood clot, which led to the discovery of a cancerous tumor and the amputation of one of his legs, which has confined him to a wheelchair. The fire department...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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