Expo Freebies

October 2005
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p68
Trade Publication
This article reports that the next two World of Possibilities expositions will offer free wheelchair-repair services, courtesy of Bobby Matthews of Choice Marketing and Sales, and Caring Communities Inc. The World of Possibilities expositions are dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities, seniors, their families and caregivers, and healthcare and education professionals.


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