We feel so honored that when “the envelope was opened” at NMEDA’s (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association) 21st annual conference in Phoenix a couple of weeks ago…our VP Daniel Bussani was honored with the Shining Star Award!
Dave Hubbard (Director, NMEDA) and Daniel Bussani (Vice President, Bussani Mobility Team)
For the past 10 years, NMEDA has presented the award to recognize individuals for their outstanding support of the organization and its mission.
Dave Hubbard, Director of NMEDA, said of this year’s award: “We chose Dan because we wanted to acknowledge his role in bringing more awareness to mobility solutions in the New York area. He was very instrumental in organizing the participation of New York dealers in our booth at the New York International Auto Show coming up this April. Dan is a great supporter, full of energy and very generous with his time. He does a lot of work in the community and is an all-around good guy. We’re proud to know and work with him.”
Congrats Dan! And thanks NMEDA!
Wanna hear some great news? The 8th annual “Mardi Gras” of the Greater New York Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NYCSCIA) was a big success! It raised $35,000 to help people with spinal cord injuries. We’re so proud to have sponsored the event on February 21 at New York City’s exclusive SLATE Nightclub. Thanks to all who came out, showed your support…and had a fantastic time, too!
“This was our most successful event in the eight years that we’ve been holding the Mardi Gras — and everyone had a great time!” said James Cesario, Founding President of NYCSCIA and SCI Outreach Coordinator at The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Center. “It was a wonderful coming together of people from all facets of life – wheelers, therapists, doctors, and businessmen – joining to help people with spinal cord injury and other disabilities.”
During the event, NYCSCIA presented a $10,000 grant to Wheels of Progress, which is an organization that creates accessible supportive housing and provides transformative environments, education, and experiences for people living with a spinal cord injury or other physical disabilities. NYCSCIA also honored Dr. Kristjian T. Ragnarsson, Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitative Medicine at Mount Sinai, with its Humanitarian of the Year Award. He was recognized as a pioneer in the rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injuries. In conjunction with the award, NYCSCIA contributed $5,000 to the Life Challenge Program (an outdoor adventure program that challenges persons with spinal cord injuries) and $5,000 to the Mount Sinai Ekso Bionics Program (a program that utilizes cutting-edge robotic exoskeletons to assist persons with spinal cord injury to ambulate).
On the entertainment side of the event, “sit-down comedian” Damon Rosier revved up the crowd. And four-wheel rapper “TapWaterz” was a big hit; he has performed with Snoop Dogg and is part of 4 Wheel City (an organization that uses hip-hop music and culture to create opportunities and inspiration for the disabled). TapWaterz and Damon were both rehabilitated at Mount Sinai.
It’s amazing what we can accomplish together!
Photos courtesy of Mike Lampert.
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You asked for it and now it’s here…the Bussani Mobile App!
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The new FREE service allows anyone with a Smartphone (iPhone or Android), iTouch or iPad to quickly and easily access important information and help, including:
• Getting immediate emergency roadside assistance 24/7
• Accessing maps
• Scheduling a service appointment
• Talking to a salesperson
• Reading and downloading information about Bussani’s products and services
We know that the lives of people dealing with physical disabilities are a little more complicated than that of the average Joe, so we want to do everything we can to be there to help when you need it most. With our new mobile app, you’re never alone and you can always reach us. We live in a world where everything seems to revolve around our cell phones, so the app makes it that much more convenient for you to get information and help wherever you are at any time of the day or night.
The mobility industry likes the app, too! Brian Harper, Senior Account Manager at BraunAbility, was heard saying: “It’s good to see one of our mobility dealers stepping outside of the box to take communications with customers to the next level so they can be even better taken care of. It’s an easy app to use and it provides useful information.”
Anyone can get the free app by either scanning the QR code on Bussani Mobility’s ads and marketing materials OR downloading it by searching their cell phone’s App Store for Bussani Mobility OR visiting
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