Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge Working to Help Save the Florida Coral Reef

Coral Reef

The Today Show recently featured a truly inspiring segment on a group of wounded veterans who have found a new special purpose in working to rebuild the coral reef in the Florida Keys.

The vets, all of whom have lost limbs or suffered traumatic brain injuries, are part of a support group called The Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge .

The Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge is working in conjunction with biologists from the Mote Marine Laboratory to plant Staghorn coral in an underwater nursery. When the coral has grown large enough, the vets are then transplanting it onto the reefs. In just the last two years, veterans participating in this project have helped to plant more than 1,000 corals.

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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA 25th Anniversary Logo

July 26, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the passing of the ground-breaking Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The ADA was created to ensure equality and accessibility for all individuals with disabilities. The ADA was a collaborative effort of Democrats, Republicans, the legislative and executive branches of the government and federal and state agencies.

Among the mandates of the ADA are that employers may not discriminate against individuals with disabilities when it comes to hiring and/or promotions, if the person is otherwise qualified for the job. In addition, employers, as well as other public accommodations, (i.e. restaurants, hotels and retail stores), must make their facilities accessible to those with disabilities. Accessibility can be achieved through the installation of wheelchair ramps, automatic doors, accessible restroom facilities etc. The ADA also mandates that individuals with disabilities have access to public transportation.

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Please Help MobilityWorks in the Fight Against MS

MS Walk and MS Bike

Each year, the National MS Society’s Walk MS events and Bike MS events connect people living with Multiple Sclerosis and those who care about them. When you participate in these community events, the funds you raise give hope to everyone impacted by MS!

Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

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Shakara Lebron: Using to Aid in the Purchase of a Wheelchair Accessible Van

Shakara Lebron

Recently, we met a gentleman by the name of Stephen Lebron. He shared with us the heartbreaking story of a tragic car accident that claimed the lives of his 13 year old daughter and 14 year old son and left his wife; Shakara, fighting for her life.

Shakara suffered a broken rib, sternum, shoulder, neck, spine, arm and jaw as a result of the accident. Her lung also collapsed and her heart stopped beating 8 times. Miraculously she survived, but she now has a pacemaker and is paralyzed from the mid-sternum down.

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BraunAbility’s Summer Payment Vacation is Here!


Buy a new 2015 Chrysler or Dodge BraunAbility wheelchair van this summer with no payments for 90 days! Rates as low as 0% APR** — Terms up to 72 Months!

For a limited time only, BraunAbility Finance is offering no payments for 90-days* on new 2015 BraunAbility Chrysler and Dodge wheelchair accessible vans.  You can also get rates as low as 0% APR** and terms as long as 72 months on new 2015 BraunAbility Chrysler Town & Country and new 2015 BraunAbility Dodge Grand Caravan wheelchair vans.

These offers are only valid through Chrysler Capital and BraunAbility Finance.  Talk to your local MobilityWorks dealer today to learn more or call our Client Care Center to schedule a needs analysis and van demonstration. Find a location near you here.

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