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2014-05-02 23:01:34

Sunday’s All Things Health radio show features Jeff Franklin of 101 Mobility Columbus and Katie White of Village Connections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 WHAT: This Sunday, Jeff Franklin, owner of 101 Mobility Columbus, will be on air with the second installment of his monthly radio segment on 98.9 The Answer’s All Things Health program. 101 Mobility is a national retailer, installer, and resource for mobility solutions including stair lifts, auto lifts, wheelchair ramps,...

2014-04-30 23:00:59

Butler Mobility’s Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is easier to install, use, and service. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 To make installation easier, Butler Mobility has added a modular plug to the control tube wiring assembly in the power unit of all wheelchair lifts. One plug replaces the 8 separate wire nuts and wire connections. No more wasting time matching the different colored wires. Just use the plug and jack already installed and it’s done. No more calling the...

2014-04-25 23:06:05

Organization kicks off Military Appreciation Month with Donation to Marine Corps Double Amputee from Kansas (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Freedom Alliance will give a custom-made, all-terrain wheelchair to a local, wounded military hero to help his continued rehabilitation and allow him to participate in his favorite activities like hunting and fishing. In a ceremony to take place on Thursday, May 1st, Freedom Alliance will present the chair to Sgt. James “Matt” Amos, a U.S. Marine who lost...

2014-04-24 16:29:06

EDISON, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether one has a disability or takes care of a person with a disability all the latest gadgets, cars, products and services that enhance the potential of those with disabilities are on display at Abilities Expo on May 2-4, 2014 at New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey. Admission is free and show hours will be Friday 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. This year, the annual New York Metro...

2014-04-23 23:05:38

The 5k by the Bay benefits the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute’s Make a Difference Fund, which helps patients who need assistance with their medical care. Hampton, Va. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 When runners make their way to the starting line of the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute’s 24th annual 5k by the Bay on Saturday, May 3, so will Kanika Davis. Only she’ll wheel her way, perfectly illustrating the platform she stands on in her current reign as Ms. Wheelchair Virginia –...

2014-04-17 23:07:25

Saturday, April 19th,101 Mobility San Antonio will be at the San Antonio Independent Living Services Fiesta Resource Fair. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What: 101 Mobility San Antonio is participating in the annual San Antonio Independent Living Resources (SAILS) fair. 101 Mobility, a local retailer, installer, and maintenance provider for wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, auto lifts, patient lifts, and wheelchair lifts, will have a fun fiesta themed wheelchair decorating booth at...

2014-04-10 23:03:14

Butler Mobility’s Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is now easier to install, use, and service. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 To make installation easier, Butler Mobility has added a modular plug to the control tube wiring assembly in the power unit of all wheelchair lifts. One plug replaces the 8 separate wire nuts and wire connections. No more wasting time matching the different colored wires. Just use the plug and jack already installed and it’s done. No more calling...

2014-03-18 23:01:13

Adaptive Driving is now offering the latest innovation in wheelchair transportation with Toyota’s Northstar Access360 wheelchair van. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Adaptive Driving Solutions is now offering the intelligent and refined Northstar Access360 conversion. The Northstar Access360 conversion is a wheelchair-accessible vehicle conversion that offers the largest interior space in the industry with a large door opening and lowered floor to increase headroom and line of sight....

2014-03-18 08:33:57

. @UnitedSpinal member Kesha Pilot Launches 'Save the Wheelchair' Campaign http://htl.li/uFsLy NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association member Kesha Pilot, a 27 year-old wheelchair user and disability advocate from Hot Springs, Arkansas, has launched the Save the Wheelchair campaign to raise money to support United Spinal's 3rd Annual Roll on Capitol Hill. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO Roll on Capitol Hill in...

2014-03-17 23:02:38

Butler Mobility’s Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is now easier to install, use, and service. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 To make installation easier, Butler Mobility has added a modular plug to the control tube wiring assembly in the power unit of all wheelchair lifts. One plug replaces the 8 separate wire nuts and wire connections. No more wasting time matching the different colored wires. Just use the plug and jack already installed and it’s done. No more calling the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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