Friendly Wheels Archive

A Man on a Mission

Friendly Wheels, Issue 74
April 2014

With Amigo Owner Jack Ratz


A nine hour, 4,400 mile flight stands between Latvia and the United States, but for Amigo owner Jack Ratz, the journey entailed much more than that.

Still a Classic 45 Years Later

Friendly Wheels, Issue 73
March 2014

With the Amigo Classic FD

 

After the first Amigo Classic FD was built in 1968, not many thought it would enjoy the success it has.

A Life of Adventure

Friendly Wheels, Issue 72
February 2014

With Lorraine Sattelmeier

 

For Amigo owner Lorraine Sattelmeier, life was always been filled with adventure.

Ringing in the New Year

Friendly Wheels, Issue 71
January 2014

With Amigo Owners

 

With 2013 behind us, many people are looking ahead to the possibilities 2014 may hold. Though eating healthy, traveling more or giving back are popular resolutions, each is unique to the individual.

"If I can do this, I can do anything"

Friendly Wheels, Issue 70
December 2013

With Challenge Mountain

 

For more than 28 years, Challenge Mountain has been enhancing the lives of people with special needs by providing accessible outdoor recreational activities.

News Flash

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Friendly Wheels, Issue 123

August 2018

 

Amigo owners often share inspiring stories. From overcoming a mobility challenge to figuring out innovative ways to go to new places to helping people in their communities, the experiences they share never cease to amaze us.

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Shannon DeWall, JD, an attorney, wife, mother and community volunteer in metro Detroit. Learn more about her story below.

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

Friendly Wheels, Issue 122

July 2018

In a time of crisis, it may be reassuring to know that there is another family that's experienced a similar situation: the Shepherds. James Shepherd and his mother founded the Shepherd Center, a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia specializing spinal cord injury rehabilitation, in 1975 in response to an accident James endured as a young man. Learn more about his family's inspiring story.

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

Friendly Wheels, Issue 121

June 2018

Carrie Rostollan, a longtime member of the Amigo family, recently visited our Bridgeport facility for the Amigo Mobility Center open house. She shared with us some of her upcoming summer plans and entertained us with her magic tricks! Discover more about Carrie's 'magical' adventures.

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