Friendly Wheels Archive

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.

Putting Your Needs First

Friendly Wheels, Issue 53
July 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Karen Wempen

Finding the right mobility equipment for you is essential to maintaining your health, activity level and independence.


Everyone with limited mobility has different needs, abilities and lifestyles. There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all mobility equipment -- each person must be evaluated as an individual, regardless of their disability.

News Flash

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.

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.

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