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Mobility notes: 101 Mobility honored, VMI sponsors MD event

October 22, 2013HME News Staff

WILMINGTON, N.C. and PHOENIX, Ariz.- Mobility providers are being recognized this week for their support of those with physical disabilities. National franchiser 101 Mobility has received Special Employer Recognition during the 2013 Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards. Kelly Mercer, a web developer and graphic designer for 101 Mobility who is hearing impaired, received an Outstanding Employee plaque during the event. “Because of Kelly, we are able to put out almost three websites a...

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Editorial

Some cut where it hurts most

March 3, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I read a story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in January about the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) cutting its $6-million-a-year wheelchair program due to a decrease in donations and a poor return on its investments, both results of the poor economy. The MDA used to provide grants of up to $2,000 for wheelchairs. Now people like 27-year-old Joey Feltner, who called the MDA after his manual wheelchair was stolen recently, can't afford a replacement. That the MDA is making cuts doesn't surprise...

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On the Editor's Desk

Muscular Dystrophy Association cuts where it hurts

January 29, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I read this story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today about the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) cutting its $6-million-a-year wheelchair program due to a decrease in donations and a poor return on its investments, both results of the poor economy. The MDA used to provide grants of up to $2,000 for wheelchairs. Now people like 27-year-old Joey Feltner, who called the MDA after his manual wheelchair was stolen recently, can't afford a replacement. In addition to cutting its wheelchair program,...

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