Friendly Wheels Archive

No Excuses

Friendly Wheels, Issue 50
April 2012

Featuring Kyle Maynard, Atlanta, Ga.

Kyle Maynard is not the type to let excuses stand in the way of his goals. Kyle's first year of wrestling got off to a rough start, in which he lost every single one of the 35 matches he participated in. In his senior year, he went on to win 36 varsity matches, defeating several state place finishers and champions. He ended up ranking in the top 12 in the nation and was later inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Making Life Easier

Friendly Wheels, Issue 49
March 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Shelley Peterman Schwarz.

Shelley Peterman Schwarz, a longtime Amigo owner and friend, has never let multiple sclerosis hold her back. A graduate of the University of Wiconsin-Milwaukee, Shelley got her start as a teacher of the hearing impaired, a job she enjoyed for 13 years. Shortly after her MS diagnosis in 1979, mobility restrictions forced her to retire from teaching.

Take the Vow

Friendly Wheels, Issue 48
February 2012

Featuring Ken and Patti Katter, Saginaw, Mich.

After Patti Katter's husband, Sergeant Ken Katter, returned from serving in Iraq in 2007, her family began adjusting to their "new normal." Ken was injured in the war and lives with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).


Celebrate Every Day

Friendly Wheels, Issue 46
December 2011

Amigo owners - our source of inspiration

It is so rewarding for us to get to know our Amigo owners and follow their success stories. The drive and independent spirit of our owners reinforces our mission to Improve Lives Through Mobility®. The more we hear from our Amigo owners, the more we are inspired to live our lives to the fullest each and every day.

Inspiring Accessibility

Friendly Wheels, Issue 45
November 2011

Featuring Amigo owner Katya Moore, Saginaw, Mich.

 

Katya Moore is the type of person who won't let anything hold her back.

News Flash

Always on the Go | Friendly Wheels | Issue 99

Always on the Go

Friendly Wheels, Issue 99
May 2016

With Amigo owner Cammy Prince of Okemos, Mich.

With the help of a new Amigo, Cammy Prince is always on the go.

57 Years in 248 Pages | Friendly Wheels | Issue 100

57 Years in 248 Pages

Friendly Wheels, Issue 100
June 2016

With Amigo owner and author Jack Jensen

For Jack Jensen, squeezing 57 years into 248 pages was no small feat.

Find A Way | Friendly Wheels | Issue 101

Find A Way

Friendly Wheels, Issue 101
July 2016

With Amigo owner Tim Brown of the Michigan Polio Network

For the past 20 years, Tim Brown has witnessed the growing impact of the Michigan Polio Network (MPN).

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