Wheelchair Users Encouraged to Attend Wash and Tune-Up Event at UPMC Mercy/Rehabilitation Institute
WHAT: 5th Annual Wheelchair Wash & Tune-Up
WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2015
Stevenson Street parking lot, patio and Clark Auditorium, on the west side of UPMC Mercy
• An exhibition of the all-terrain power wheelchair known as the Tankchair
• 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