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

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Friendly Wheels, Issue 123

August 2018

 

Amigo owners often share inspiring stories. From overcoming a mobility challenge to figuring out innovative ways to go to new places to helping people in their communities, the experiences they share never cease to amaze us.

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Shannon DeWall, JD, an attorney, wife, mother and community volunteer in metro Detroit. Learn more about her story below.

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

Friendly Wheels, Issue 122

July 2018

In a time of crisis, it may be reassuring to know that there is another family that's experienced a similar situation: the Shepherds. James Shepherd and his mother founded the Shepherd Center, a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia specializing spinal cord injury rehabilitation, in 1975 in response to an accident James endured as a young man. Learn more about his family's inspiring story.

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.

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