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Ms. Wheelchair America gets support from Cure Medical

February 8, 2019HME News Staff

BYRON CENTER, Mich. - Ms. Wheelchair America has announced a new partnership with Cure Medical to be the organization's exclusive urological catheter sponsor. “This partnership will help Ms. Wheelchair America continue to empower women of achievement through leadership, advocacy and education,” said Shelly Loose, president of Ms. Wheelchair America. As an exclusive sponsor, Cure Medical will financially support the mission of the Ms. America organization so that state titleholders can...

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Ms. Wheelchair protests incontinence program

July 11, 2018HME News Staff

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Sheri Melander-Smith, Ms. Wheelchair America, has filed an official protest with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to object its plans to implement a preferred incontinence product program that would award a contract to a single company, MAMES reports. “Patients will have reduced access to high-quality incontinence products, while costs will likely go up,” said Melander-Smith in a press release. “I'm proud to join with the disability community in the...

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On the Move

Not that kind of pageant

May 25, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

While I was at CELA (which seems like thousands of years ago, but was actually only last month), I met Susan Houston of Hudson Seating and Mobility. She gave me a packet if information about Ms. Wheelchair America. Now, I know with that show about evil pageant moms on TLC and scandals circling other pageants, people might not want to jump on idea of a 'Miss Wheelchair America' pageant. I'm here to tell you, this is a totally different thing. While these girls are beautiful, the idea here is to honor...

CELA, HME, Ms. Wheelchair America, Pageants, Wheelchairs

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Provider advocates fro people with disabilities

March 24, 2011Kelsey Brimmer

Thanks in large part to provider Al Neumann, the state of Minnesota will be represented for the first time in this year's Ms. Wheelchair America pageant. Neumann is the Minnesota chairman for the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES) and the owner of Corner Medical in Rochester, Minn. "Al's been the touchstone for getting this project off the ground," said Anne Krebsbach Neumann, the coordinator for Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota. Minnesota will hold its Ms. Wheelchair competition...

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On the Editor's Desk


August 31, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Erika Bogan of North Carolina was crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2010 last week. Bogan, from Huntsville, is working on a bachelor's degree in psychology. She began using a wheelchair in 2002 after an automobile accident. The runners-up were: Kimberly Yeoman of Utah (fourth runner-up); Amber Marcy of Michigan (third runner-up); Alyson Roth of California (second runner-up); and Jannette Saxton of Washington state (first runner-up). Bogan succeeds Michelle Colvard of Texas, Ms. Wheelchair American 2009. Wait...

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