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2011-12-16 15:45:00

Re: Livery bill (A.8496/S.5825) NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being released today by the Taxis For All Campaign: Dear Governor Cuomo: Thank you and your team for your thoughtful decision-making process, and we hope, dedication to ensuring that wheelchair and scooter users in New York City will be able to use and enjoy the services provided by the yellow taxi and livery industry, just like other New Yorkers and visitors. For 15 years,...

2011-12-15 08:00:00

The recently completed 3,100-square-foot executive ranch home was designed to make life easier for a disabled family member, who was restricted to a wheelchair. The home, which is situated on 1.5 acres in the Watersedge Subdivision of Lisbon in Waukesha County, is now available for purchase from Roy Scholtka of Coldwell Banker HomeSale Realty in Lisbon. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 The recently completed 3,100-square-foot executive ranch home was designed to make life easier for...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

According to US-Mobility.com, the last 12 months has seen a huge shift in the number of visitors looking for ways to save when needing mobility equipment for the home. As some mobility aids can cost thousands of dollars, it is no surprise to see families wanting to spread out the costs. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 The huge range of mobility products available today has helped millions of aging and disabled people across America. As the baby-boomers enter retirement, they...

2011-11-28 08:50:00

CONYERS, Ga., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeckoSystems International Corporation (Pink Sheets: GOSY) (http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that a United Kingdom (UK) defense manufacturer has signed a bilateral non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with GeckoSystems and has expressed interest in entering into a joint venture focused on marketing and research and development projects in the European Union (EU) and US marketplaces that are in line with the UK military heritage of the...

2011-11-23 08:50:00

CONYERS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (Pink Sheets: GOSY | http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that their Pacific Rim business development representative, Mr. Hajime Yasumatsu, Chairman, Yasu, Inc. had secured a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between GeckoSystems and a premier Japanese mobile robot solutions company, ZMP, Inc., Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. This MOU is an extremely important and epoch making Memorandum which...

2011-11-17 09:00:00

United Access, one of the nationâs leading providers of mobility solutions, has today announced they will be open on Black Friday, and hosting an iPad 2 giveaway for their customers. (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 United Access, a leading provider of wheelchair vans and mobility equipment, has today announced their dealerships will be open on Black Friday and offering excellent deals. Everyone who visits their local United Access dealership on November 25th will receive a free...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

United Access, a driving force in the mobility industry, has today announced they will hold a Veteransâ Appreciation Day in November for all locations. (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 United Access, one of the industry leaders in providing advanced mobility solutions for individuals with physical disabilities, has today announced they will be holding a Veteransâ Appreciation Day during November at each of their locations. United Accessâs...

2011-10-14 08:00:00

Ability Center, a recognized leader in the mobility industry, has today announced their Open House Celebration, to be held on October 22. Stanton, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Ability Center of Stanton, California, a mobility dealer renowned for providing advanced wheelchair lifts and handicap vans for individuals with physical disabilities, has today announced their Open House Celebration. This will be a day of fun and enjoyment for all, but Ability Center also wants to take the...

2011-10-13 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheels of Fun LLC, creator of fabric spoke guard covers for wheelchairs and power chairs, is expanding its collection with new NASCAR-theme designs. The covers, featuring the Dale Earnhardt Jr. logo and that of his car number 88, will be offered on NASCAR.com. "Our one-of-a-kind products give wheelchair users a way to express their individuality," said Janice Mason, Wheels of Fun co-founder. "We wanted to provide NASCAR fans who use wheelchairs...

2011-10-04 14:48:00

Ensuring Power Mobility is Available for People Living with Disabilities PITTSBURGH, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most toddlers go from strollers to taking their first steps, but Josie Badger had a more complicated transition. Now 27, Badger recalls that she went from a stroller to her first wheelchair, beginning a lifelong dependence on medical equipment to provide her mobility. Badger has a form of muscular dystrophy called Congenital Myasthenia Gravis Syndrome, a...