Welcome to the (newly wheelchair accessible) jungle!

Something wild happened last night. Jungle Rapids, a family-fun theme park, celebrated its newly accessible party level with local friends and organizations! This “Rumble in the Jungle” brought together tons of people for one simple thing: monkeying around. Laser tag! Pizza! Arcade games, oh my! Kids of all ages and abilities had a blast with…

This office receptionist will restore your faith in humanity.

Kathleen is a woman with a big heart. Even though she balances a full-time job, keeps up with her family, and follows through on personal commitments, she still finds time to volunteer multiple times a week. Below, Kathleen explains why volunteering is so important to her and her community in Wilmington, NC. What organizations do…

Wheelchair Access at Bonnaroo 2014: Everything You Need to Know

The Avett Brothers!  Jack White! Cage the Elephant! The hot Manchester sun has nothing on this sizzling 2014 lineup! Bonnaroo 2014 is shaping up to be one of the best Roo’s yet, and wheelchair users can rest assured that there are several resources in place to make sure everyone has a blast. Bonnaroo has not…

Customers Love 101 Mobility Service Techs

101 Mobility is a national provider of accessibility equipment such as stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, porch lifts, wheelchair lifts for cars, and more. Our primary goal is to promote at-home independence with products geared towards a client’s specific needs. This Valentine’s Day, we want to emphasize our dedication to our customers and show some love…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Observing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others? – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today, you can pledge to make a difference in your community. There are tons of organizations out there that can use your help. Check out some of our favorites!…

Person to Watch in 2014: Erika King, 12-year-old Conqueror

Erika King is a 12-year-old on a mission. In a year’s time, she raised over $3,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and became a role model in her community. Below, Erika shares her thoughts on the MDA, petroleum geology, and her plans for the future. Raising three grand for any association is a big…

7 Simple and Fabulous DIY Holiday Crafts

Is there a better way to celebrate the holidays than with some quality craft time?! Here are 7 of the most creative, simple, and hot DIY crafts of the season. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a master, because these crafts are specially selected for people of all ages and skills. Crank up…

Injured Veterans: What We’re Doing and How You Can Help

Make a Difference Army SSG Alex Dillmann was on a night mission when his truck rolled over an IED in Afghanistan. The blast killed one soldier and left four others, including SSG Dillmann, with severe injuries. Alex suffered from broken and fractured bones, internal injuries, and lacerations. Fractures to his vertebra resulted in paraplegia from the…

JT’s Grommet Island Lets EveryBODY Play!

Guest blogger: Merlyn Crawford Franchise Support Account Manager at 101 Mobility. Photos via www.grommetisland.org  Just four short years ago, disabled children had limited access at Virginia Beach. Navigating through the sand was virtually impossible, and enjoying a day without some kind of mobility challenge was unrealistic.  However, these struggles have vaporized with the introduction of JT’s…

5 Meaningful Ways to Observe Veterans Day

Show Your Appreciation For Our Veterans Living in America has its privileges. We can freely express our opinions and faith, pursue any career we choose, and write about anything that interests us. While we sometimes take these liberties for granted, it’s important to remember the people that made our way of life possible—and what better…