Our NMEDA family would like to send a big “Thank You!” to everyone who participated and helped make the 2016 National Mobility Awareness Month “Local Heroes” contest a success. The campaign finished with 930 online entries that received over 1,164,000 votes.

And the Winners Are…

Special congratulations go to Steve Karmgard, of Genoa, Illinois; Dave Hastings, of Coopersville, Michigan; and John Rose, of Lexington, Kentucky.

Through their stories and dedication to making a difference within their communities, each winner serves as inspiration for countless others currently living with disabilities. All three winners will receive a wheelchair-accessible vehicle that is customized to fit each of the contestants needs.

See the Full Story

Click the links below to check out each Local Hero’s story:

No Time Like the Present

Although 2016’s “Local Heroes” contest has come to a successful end, we appreciate the support of everyone who participated, and hope that you continue to help spread awareness of the many automotive mobility solutions available.

To learn how you can help shape the future of mobility, find a mobility dealer near you or simply access a wealth of disability resources, visit the NMEDA website today.

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is an advocate for mobility and accessibility for drivers with disabilities. If you need help with converting or buying a handicap accessible car, truck or van, please consider one of our Quality Assurance Program mobility equipment dealers.

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