Friendly Wheels Archive

Let the Good Times Roll

Friendly Wheels, Issue 64
June 2013

Featuring Amigo owner Bob Hilton 

For Amigo owner Bob Hilton, the good times of summer keep rolling year round. Though Bob and his wife Virginia spend their summers at home in Grove City, Pa., for the past 19 years they have traveled to the warmth of Lady Lake, Fla. for six months each winter.

A Real Life "Field of Dreams"

Friendly Wheels, Issue 63
May 2013

Featuring Eric Rutherford, Director of Bridgeport Township's Parks and Recreation

Who would have thought that a springtime daydream could turn into a real life "field of dreams?" That is exactly what happened when Eric Rutherford, Director of Bridgeport Township's Parks and Recreations Department, began daydreaming about golf while maintaining the Bridgeport softball fields in preparation for the 2007 season.

Have Amigo, Can Travel!

Friendly Wheels, Issue 62
April 2013

Featuring Amigo owner Jann Hartman of Seattle, Wash.


To say that Amigo owner Jann Hartman is well-traveled is an understatement! Along with her husband John, Jann has accumulated an extensive travel history, including trips to Mexico, Canada, Jamaica, Bermuda and most of Europe.

Though her travel companion John passed away six years ago and is dearly missed, Jann still enjoys adventures when she can. Jann received her first Amigo -- a used classic yellow front drive -- from a family member in the early 90's.

Crossing the Pond for a Cause

Friendly Wheels, Issue 61
March 2013

Featuring Marrianne Rooprai and Andy Uttridge of The Rooprai Spinal Trust in Hertfordshire, UK and Amigo President Tim Drumhiller.

"My life as I knew it changed forever when I had my accident," said Marrianne Rooprai of Hertfordshire, UK. 

In June of 2004, Marrianne was a busy 27 year old working as a hospitality manager. However, her life was changed that month when she was involved in a car accident that left her with a broken neck, fighting for her life.

Hope and Help for Living with Illness

Friendly Wheels, Issue 60
February 2013

Featuring Amigo owner and author Sister Karen Zielinski

Sister Karen Zielinski has dedicated her life to helping others while providing guidance and inspiration. As a Sister of St. Francis in Sylvania, Ohio, Sister Karen is also director of Canticle Studio, which creates products focusing on spirituality and health.

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Spring Hobbies and How To's

Spring Hobbies and How To's

Friendly Wheels, Issue 118

March 2018

Getting back into gardening was important to Yvonne McKinsey. Learn how she and her husband found a way to better use her Amigo in the garden!

Vacationing with Amigos and DIY Battery Replacement

Vacationing with Amigos and DIY Battery Replacement

Friendly Wheels, Issue 117

February 2018

Take a trip with a TravelMate! Sister-in-laws, Gale and Linda, did just that. They each rented an Amigo TravelMate for their trip to Sea World Orlando.

Inspiring Students and Amigo Celebrates 50 Years

Inspiring Students and Amigo Celebrates 50 Years

Friendly Wheels, Issue 116

January 2018

Janice "Jani" Lynch, teacher and Amigo owner, shares how her Amigo has helped her continue her career. And... 2018 marks Amigo Mobility's 50th Anniversary!

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