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Spirit of Ability Winner Triumphs over SCI

Posted by on September 4th, 2014 in Wheelchair Vans

The final Spirit of Ability Award of the 2014 year was given at the Fontana Day at the Races event on Friday, Aug. 29. The sixth award went to a California-based institution on a mission of hope; Triumph Foundation makes it a daily goal to provide a pillar of support to anyone in California, or […]

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California Organization Accesses Their Spirit of Ability

Posted by on August 27th, 2014 in News / Announcements

On Friday, Aug. 22, a Sacramento, CA. organization was awarded the fifth Ralph W. Braun Spirit of Ability Award. While the Golden State has its name derived from the golden light that basks the shorelines, there are other sources of sunshine in the lives of the residents. Access Leisure is an organization that provides all […]

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My Weather Predictions by Scott Drotar

Posted by on August 25th, 2014 in Customer Stories

This week, we have a second article by our new guest blogger, Scott Drotar! If you like his work, please go check out more of his work at his website, www.scottdrotar.com.   For about as long as mankind has been around, there have been groups of people who believe they have a transcendent, special connection with […]

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“Freedom” by Scott Drotar

Posted by on August 18th, 2014 in Customer Stories

I would like to introduce you to Mr. Scott Drotar, founder of Roll Models. Scott is an awesome man who is writing to change the world, and he has agreed to write guest blog posts for us here on AbilityVoice! We are incredibly excited to have him share his voice and perspective with us and […]

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A Journey Beyond the Cure

Posted by on August 11th, 2014 in Customer Stories

We are always on the lookout for a cure. Televisions display images and messages of that magic panacea that guarantees a fix to whatever ailment we may face. But what happens when those silver bullet cures don’t work? For one man, that answer is to embark on a journey that may be one of the […]

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“No Obstacle Too Big” for Spirit of Ability Winner

Posted by on August 4th, 2014 in Customer Stories, News / Announcements

There are few things as aptly named as the easy way. It is something we take without even realizing it. It is just that easy. On the other hand, one of the hardest things to do is to consciously fight against that easy way, become aware of it, and choose to do more. This mindset […]

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Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend

Posted by on July 31st, 2014 in News / Announcements

Perhaps the title may seem a bit dramatic to some, but for us here at BraunAbility, it is the honest truth. This October, BraunAbility is scheduled to manufacture the last vehicle in the Paratransit line of vehicles. After building the vehicle for 38 years, it is sad to see it go. On Wednesday, July 23, […]

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Third Spirit of Ability Recipient Honored in Toronto

Posted by on July 22nd, 2014 in Customer Stories, News / Announcements

On Friday, July 18, the third Ralph W. Braun Spirit of Ability award winner was recognized at the Toronto Day at the Races Event. Sam Schmidt of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports gave the award to Kristen Cameron, a Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, native. Kristen was a grad student and hockey coach in Pennsylvania, and went out […]

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Colonel, Wing Commander, and BraunAbility Customer

Posted by on July 15th, 2014 in Customer Stories

Two of the three words in the title have an obvious relationship, but the third is just as descriptive in the case of Ernie Coleman. Earnest “Ernie” Coleman is a long-time military man and BraunAbility customer with quite a few stories under his belt. He was recently featured in a blog post by his local […]

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College Tips for Students with a Disability

Posted by on July 7th, 2014 in Customer Stories

As a recent college graduate, I feel like I am finally entitled to give some advice to all of the other students who are either about to start their foray into higher education, or are maybe only a year or two into it. I know I received much in the way of guidance from fellow […]

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