VMI, NMEDA celebrate ‘Local Hero’
PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International and the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association will deliver a free 2015 Honda Odyssey with VMI Northstar wheelchair ramp conversion to Cynthia Noonan of Oakland, Calif., on Jan. 14. Noonan is a Local Heroes Winner of the NMEDA’s 2015 National Mobility Awareness Month contest. She has Transverse Myelitis, a rare autoimmune disease, which made her a C5 quadriplegic. Noonan serves as a board member for the Bay Area Outreach and Recreational Program, where she provides sports, recreational and outdoor activities to people of all ages with all types of physical disabilities. The modified vehicle will be awarded to Noonan during a ceremony at the Mobility Works dealership in Oakland.