Friendly Wheels Archive

Making Life Easier

Friendly Wheels, Issue 49
March 2012

Featuring Amigo owner Shelley Peterman Schwarz.

Shelley Peterman Schwarz, a longtime Amigo owner and friend, has never let multiple sclerosis hold her back. A graduate of the University of Wiconsin-Milwaukee, Shelley got her start as a teacher of the hearing impaired, a job she enjoyed for 13 years. Shortly after her MS diagnosis in 1979, mobility restrictions forced her to retire from teaching.

Take the Vow

Friendly Wheels, Issue 48
February 2012

Featuring Ken and Patti Katter, Saginaw, Mich.

After Patti Katter's husband, Sergeant Ken Katter, returned from serving in Iraq in 2007, her family began adjusting to their "new normal." Ken was injured in the war and lives with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Celebrate Every Day

Friendly Wheels, Issue 46
December 2011

Amigo owners - our source of inspiration

It is so rewarding for us to get to know our Amigo owners and follow their success stories. The drive and independent spirit of our owners reinforces our mission to Improve Lives Through Mobility®. The more we hear from our Amigo owners, the more we are inspired to live our lives to the fullest each and every day.

Inspiring Accessibility

Friendly Wheels, Issue 45
November 2011

Featuring Amigo owner Katya Moore, Saginaw, Mich.


Katya Moore is the type of person who won't let anything hold her back.

You Don't Just Give Up on Music

Friendly Wheels, Issue 44
October 2011

Featuring Amigo owner Ernie Douglas, Washington, D.C.

Amigo owner Ernie Douglas, a professional musician of 60 years, found out after high school that, "You don't just give up music."

News Flash

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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