Paralympic Gold Medalist Part of Wheelchair Wash Event at UPMC Mercy/Rehabilitation Institute
WHAT: 4th Annual Wheelchair Wash & Tune Up
WHEN: 4-7 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014
Stevenson Street parking lot, patio and Clark Auditorium, on the west side of UPMC Mercy
- Dan McCoy, member of the gold-medal USA team in the 2014 Paralympics sled-hockey competition, has been in attendance at previous Wash & Tune Ups and will attend as a special guest Thursday.
- Mercy and Rehabilitation Institute staff plus volunteers will wash and shine both manual and power wheelchairs, and local vendors will complete some minor repairs and chair evaluations at no cost.
- The SCI Peer Support Group allows people with spinal cord injuries to connect, share, and rejuvenate.
Media interested in covering this event should contact Chuck Finder at 412-996-5852 or FinderCE@upmc.edu