Chesterfield Triad’s Senior Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church, located at 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian, VA 23112.

Chesterfield Triad’s Senior Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church, located at 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian, VA 23112.

This year’s Senior Day features the theme “You’re A Winner with Triad” and will take place on Wednesday, May 4, from 7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road.

The free event will include musical entertainment provided by Lynne Carnes of the Old Dominion Barn Dance and a safety awareness program called a Touch of Cane Fu by Vickie Gaffney. Participants are encouraged to bring a canned item to donate to the Chesterfield Food Bank, and Medication Take Back volunteers will accept unused medications to ensure proper disposal (no need to remove labels).

For more information, contact chester field.gov/seniorevents or call 768-7878 or email leidheiserd@chesterfield.gov.

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Statistics for National Mobility Awareness Month in United States and Canada

• Over 18 million people in the United States and Canada have mobility issues.

• 6 Million of those with mobility issues in the U.S. and Canada are veterans.

• People with disabilities constitute the largest minority group in the United States.

• The number of veterans with disabilities has jumped by 25% since 2001.

• One in five elderly people have mobility issues.

• Caregivers spend an average of 20 hours per week providing assistance.

• The value of the services family caregivers provide for “free” is estimated to be

$375 billion a year.

• According to the Harris Poll, sponsored by the National Organization on Disabilities      (NOD), just under a third of people with disabilities reported that inadequate transportation was a problem; of those individuals, over half said it was a major problem.

• Workers with disabilities are consistently rated as above average in performance, quality  and attendance.

 

United States

• 56.7 million people in the U.S. have disabilities.

• 8.4 percent of children under 15 had some kind of disability

• 10 percent of people 18-64 have disabilities.

• 38 percent of adults 65 and older have disabilities.

• Workers with disabilities are consistently rated as above average in performance,

quality and attendance.

• 6.8 million Americans use assistive devices to help them with mobility

Canada

• 4.4 million people in Canada have disabilities.

• 3.7 percent of children 14 and under have disabilities.

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VCU Paralympic Experience Day! Date: April 15, 2016

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VCU Center for Sports LeadershipThe VCU Center for Sport Leadership and Sportable are partnering once again to bring you the VCU Paralympic Experience Day! This event exists to provide an opportunity for all of members of our community to participate together in a variety of adaptive sports, regardless of ability level. Please join us in trying out new sports, talking with current Sportable athletes, and hearing from special guest speakers from the adaptive sports  community.

Register online at: http://www.sportable.org/upcoming-events/vcu-paralympic-experience-day-2/

Date: April 15, 2016

Time: 5PM-8PM, with a reception following with guest speaker Mark Zupan

Place: Stuart C. Siegel Center – 1200 W. Broad St Richmond, Virginia 23284

Sports offered: wheelchair basketball, goal ball, sitting volleyball, hand cycling, tennis, power soccer.

Sportable is a Richmond, Virginia non-profit organization created in 2005 to provide sports for people with physical disabilities and visual impairments. Sportable provides twelve year round sports that exist to transform the lives of people through sport and recreation opportunities.

The Center for Sport Leadership at VCU is committed to the education and preparation of future professionals in the public and private sectors of the sport industry. Through vision, teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm and innovation, students utilize theory, practical application and collaboration to learn the processes necessary to become the next generation of leaders in coaching and administration of sport.

VCU Sportable

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Chesterfield Triad’s 17th Annual Senior Day

Chesterfield Triad’s 17th Annual Senior Day

May 4th, 2016

7:30 am -12:45 pm

Victory Tabernacle Church

11700 Genito Road

Midlothian, VA 23112

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Bay River Home & Garden Show

Mobility Supercenter Bay River Home & Garden2016 Bay River Home & Garden Show

March 18th & 19th, 2016

Shop dozens of local businesses  under one roof and enjoy show discounts!

Contractors – Home Improvement Professionals

Friday, March 18th, 5:00-9:00 PM

Saturday, March 19th, 10:00 am-6:00pm

 

Times Square Shopping Center – 4298 Richmond Road, Warsaw, VA 22572

(adjacent to Tractor Supply)

www.BRHGS.com

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Richmond Home & Garden Show – March 4-6, 2016

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Richmond-Home-ShowCome See Mobility Supercenter  in

Building 2,  Booth 266

March 4-6, 2016

Show Hours:  Fri. 12 pm – 8 pm 

Sat. 10 am – 7 pm    Sun. 11 am – 5 pm

At the 40th annual Richmond Home & Garden Show you will see everything you need to make your home more beautiful, energy efficient, safe and comfortable. Whether you want to remodel your kitchen or bath, add or rebuild a deck, or replace that old electricity-eating heat pump you can find it all in just three days.  If you want to save time, money and educate yourself, then the Richmond Home & Garden Show is the event for you.

SEE more than 250+ companies at one time in one place. 

TOUCH products you may have only seen on the internet or on TV.

LEARN from experts about everything from the newest heat pumps to energy saving replacement windows.  Ask questions, get quotes, get details.

SAVE TIME
Imagine the time you will save by not having to drive from business to business or having to sit through numerous appointments with strangers in your home.

SAVE MONEY
Nearly every company that participates in this show offers SHOW ONLY SPECIALS.  Imagine saving 5% to 10% or more on your next project just by coming to the show.  You could save hundred, even thousand  times  your  admission fee.

MEET the OWNERS
In many cases they are the people working the displays.  No middle men, no pushy sales people.  Find out face to face who you will be dealing with.

BUY LOCAL
Most of our exhibitors represent local businesses with local owners and local employees.  Support them and they will support you.

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Upcoming Mid Atlantic Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Events

01/08-10/2016 Raleigh Fishing Expo Raleigh, NC Jen-804-378-0017
01/15-17/2016 Richmond Fishing Expo Richmond, VA Jen-804-378-0017
01/19/2016 Home Depot Remodel Richmond, VA Jen-804-378-0017
01/25/2016 Pamper Day Women Vets Chapter Office Jen-804-378-0017
02/09/2016 For the Love of Veterans McGuire SCI Dining Hall Jen-804-378-0017
03/10/2016 PVA National Air Gun Colonial Shooting Academy Tai Cleveland
03/18-2016 PVA National Billiards Tournament Diamond Billiards-10am Jen-804-378-0017
04/2016 Fort Lee Trap Shoot Fort lee, VA/ 10am Robert Satterwhite919-880-3157
06/18-06/20, 2016 Old Dominion Brawl PVA National Bass Tournament Osborne Landing Virginia Robert Satterwhite919-880-3157
09/10/2016 Richmond City Day of Service City Hall/8:30am Jen-804-378-0017
09/16-09/18, 2016 Battle at the Beach Billiards Tournament TBA Jen-804-378-0017
       
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All vehicles need maintenance…Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles are no expection.

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All vehicles need maintenance. Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles are no exception. Here is a check list of items that are key areas to make sure theyare functioning properly. Winter is a great time to schedule maintenance.A Mobility Equipment Check Starts at $95. (some restrictions apply)

  1. Lift/ Ramp
  2. Power Transfer Seat
  3. Hand Controls
  4. Tie Downs
  5. Kneeling System
  6. Power Parking Brake
  7. Low Effort Steering/Brakes
  8. Other equipment checks available.

Call and schedule your maintenance today!

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Veterans Day – Artwork by Herbert Jones USMC at Mobility Supercenter Richmond

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Showing Nov. 11

7am-11am

 

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Car Show to Benefit the PVA will be October 17th, 2015

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