Friendly Wheels Archive

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.


Live Better in 2013!

Friendly Wheels, Issue 59
January 2013

A guide of resources and inspiration to help you live better in 2013

New Year's resolutions are probably starting to sound cliché -- but what if your real resolution was just to live better in 2013?


Holidays Made Easier

Friendly Wheels, Issue 58
December 2012

Featuring Amigo owner and accessibility expert Shelley Peterman Schwarz

With winter weather approaching and holiday get-togethers right around the corner, Shelley Peterman Schwarz provides these helpful tips to help create an accessible home for the holidays.


42 Years of Amigo Friendship

Friendly Wheels, Issue 57
November 2012

Featuring Amigo owners Jack and Christina Howard of Perrysburg, Oh.


While multiple generations in a family business is fairly common, multiple generations of Amigo owners is a bit more rare! Christina Howard is a second generation Amigo owner, as her father began using one of the first Amigos in 1970.


News Flash

How Writing Helped One Amigo Owner Connect

How Writing Helped One Amigo Owner Connect

Friendly Wheels, Issue 120

May 2018

Last summer Sister Karen Zielinski came to visit us at our headquarters in Bridgeport, Michigan. Sister Karen is a Sister of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio. Be sure to check out the Sisters' online store and learn more about Sister Karen.

The Difference Amigo Can Make

The Difference Amigo Can Make

Friendly Wheels, Issue 119

April 2018

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Becky Jackett and learn a little bit about her story and how her Amigo helped her get home a week early from the hospital.

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!

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