Sororities and fraternities nationwide recently enjoyed the action-packed annual event: Rush Week. As nearly all event planners have discovered, there was an issue they hadn’t considered: With a lack of wheelchair ramps, how would prospective members who use wheelchairs get access to the older houses, the heart of Greek Life.
Health insurance agents, often simultaneously juggling 100 or 125 cases, oversee patients’ in-home care, wheelchair ramps being one example.
Sept 12th proved to be a great day for the ALS association of Northern New England. The day marked their annual “ALS Walk” fundraiser event. The ALS Association depends on these events to raise funds and to help increase awareness of “Lou Gehrig’s” disease. The funds that the ALS is able to raise are vital to important cutting-edge research and their patient service programs. The ALS association of Northern New England was happy to announce that they raised $77,000 from this important event. More information on the ALS association can be found here.
“I got teary the day my Amramp, wheelchair ramp system came: It was such a relief to never have to worry about leaving the house and worry about how to get back in,” says Myra Canipe of Camden, South Carolina.
Ventura, CA)—A 39 foot temporary Wheelchair Ramp was provided Tuesday, March 24, 2009 to the Ventura Film Fest to accommodate attendees at the historic Elks Lodge in Ventura. An Amramp was provided to assist Film Fest attendees wanting to attend films in Theater 2. Dylan McKee, an Amramp Installer, helped train local volunteer, Michael Tine for the installation on Wednesday in preparation for the opening night, Thursday March 26.
I have just had the good fortune to have an article published that I co-authored with an Occupational Therapist. This article titled “The Ups and Downs of Ramps”, is now appearing in a national magazine for The National Home Builders Association. I want to thank Amramp for allowing use of some materials used in the … Read more