Four wheelchair accessible vans will be given away this May as part of the fourth annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is sponsoring the event, with the participation of local dealers like Bussani Mobility Team all across North America.
“Over 18 million people in the U.S. and Canada have mobility challenges. But so many aren’t aware of the adaptive driving options that are available to help them live an active and mobile lifestyle,” said Daniel J. Bussani, Vice President at Bussani Mobility Team. “The National Mobility Awareness Month contest helps to spread the word, raising awareness about how adaptive vehicles can change peoples’ lives and give them new hope to live out their dreams.”
The search is now on through the online contest for four Local Heroes in North America who have a story to tell about how they are [...]
Three wheelchair accessible vans will be given away this May as part of the second annual National Mobility Awareness Month contest. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is sponsoring the event, with the participation of local dealers like Bussani Mobility Team all across North America.
“We’re delighted to continue this important movement after a successful inaugural year,” said Dave Hubbard, executive director and CEO of NMEDA. “Last year, we welcomed more than 1,700 entries, had 1.2 million votes cast, and delivered wheelchair accessible vans to three amazing families. We remain humbled by the response and look forward to creating life changing experiences in the lives of this year’s winners.”
Daniel Bussani, Vice President at Bussani Mobility Team, said: “Over 18 million people in the U.S. have mobility issues. But so many aren’t aware of the adaptive driving options that are available today [...]
The National Mobility Awareness Month “Local Heroes” contest is well underway…and 3 FREE wheelchair accessible vans are still up for grabs!
Bussani Mobility Team is supporting a nationwide contest sponsored by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA). They’re looking for three “Local Heroes” in North America who will receive free adapted vehicles!
Mike Savicki, who a quadriplegic triathlete and 69-time gold medalist, and is the spokesperson for National Mobility Awareness Month, said: “Sure, I knew there would be challenges after my accident, but it never stopped me from pursuing my passions, whether it was golfing, skiing, cycling or sailing. I got involved with this awareness project because I’ve been celebrating mobility for the greater part of my life and I wish the world would join me even if only for a month.”
And he had more to say about adaptive vehicles: “The first time I got behind the wheel of my new van, a [...]
That’s right…you could be one of three lucky people who will win a wheelchair or scooter accessible van this summer!
May is National Mobility Awareness Month, and its purpose is to encourage people with disabilities to enjoy active, mobile lifestyles. To help spread the word, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is looking for three “Local Heroes” around the country who will receive free adapted vehicles!
The search is now on and entries are being accepted through May 13 only at www.MobilityAwarenessMonth.com. All you need to do is submit either a picture and written story (up to 400 words) or videotaped story (1-3 minutes long) of how you’ve overcome or are dealing with mobility issues. Remember to include code #777 (representing Bussani Mobility Team) in your entry. Caregivers, friends and family members are also welcome to submit entries for others. Then, encourage others to vote for you at the site from April 1-May 13 [...]
We feel so honored that when “the envelope was opened” at NMEDA’s (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association) 21st annual conference in Phoenix a couple of weeks ago…our VP Daniel Bussani was honored with the Shining Star Award!
Dave Hubbard (Director, NMEDA) and Daniel Bussani (Vice President, Bussani Mobility Team)
For the past 10 years, NMEDA has presented the award to recognize individuals for their outstanding support of the organization and its mission.
Dave Hubbard, Director of NMEDA, said of this year’s award: “We chose Dan because we wanted to acknowledge his role in bringing more awareness to mobility solutions in the New York area. He was very instrumental in organizing the participation of New York dealers in our booth at the New York International Auto Show coming up this April. Dan is a great supporter, full of energy and [...]