Friendly Wheels Archive

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.


Troy Parker's Technofolk Travels

Friendly Wheels, Issue 56
October 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Troy Parker, Tyler, Tx.

 
 

Amigo owner Troy Parker is truly grateful for the gifts he's been given in life. After finding his passion for art shortly after graduating high school, Troy was fortunate enough to be able to turn his passion into a business.

 

 

After graduating from John Tyler High School in Tyler, Tx., Troy pursued a series of computer graphics courses at Tyler Junior College.

 

Finding a Universally Designed University

Friendly Wheels, Issue 55
September 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Melissa Nicholson, Aurora, Ill.


For those with limited mobility, preparing to return to school or start at a new one may require doing some homework before you even start.


Before choosing a school for yourself or a loved one who has limited mobility, it is important to make sure the school will accommodate your needs.

Meet the Superhumans

Friendly Wheels, Issue 54
August 2012

Featuring Jessica Long, Baltimore, Md.

 

If you're like most of the world, you're already following the 2012 Summer Olympics in London -- every four years, billions of people tune in worldwide for the Summer Olympic Games, and thousands more attend to watch the excitement.

 

As one of the thousands of attendees swarming London for the 2012 Games, Jessica Long has a greater purpose -- she is also preparing to compete in the Summer Paralympic Games, starting August 29th.

News Flash

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!

Art with Impact and Holiday Travel Tips

Art with Impact and Holiday Travel Tips

Friendly Wheels, Issue 115

December 2017

Troy Parker, digital artist and longtime Amigo owner, shares his inspiration for his artwork, and holiday travel tips are shared.

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