2008-10-17 / Community

Wheelchair Races Celebrate 10th Anniversary


Family, friends and fellow community members got together with those in wheelchairs for an afternoon of food, music and fun at Mulitviz Health Center's 10th Anniversary Wheelchair Races on October 12. A DJ provided music and WSUP -  an underground radio station -  was there to record the day for viewing on its website. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Family, friends and fellow community members got together with those in wheelchairs for an afternoon of food, music and fun at Mulitviz Health Center's 10th Anniversary Wheelchair Races on October 12. A DJ provided music and WSUP - an underground radio station - was there to record the day for viewing on its website. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Left, Dr. Abiola Familusi, a founder of Multiviz, speaks with some of the participants prior to the races on New Haven Avenue in front of St. Mary Star of the Sea church. At least 50 people took part in the races. Below, They're off! With a little help from their friends, those racing in the manual chair race take off for the finish line. Dale Lilly, left, took first place with José Rolon and Dennis Lucas in second and third place. Left, Dr. Abiola Familusi, a founder of Multiviz, speaks with some of the participants prior to the races on New Haven Avenue in front of St. Mary Star of the Sea church. At least 50 people took part in the races. Below, They're off! With a little help from their friends, those racing in the manual chair race take off for the finish line. Dale Lilly, left, took first place with José Rolon and Dennis Lucas in second and third place. The motorized wheelchair race begins. Carl Gillard was the winner. Arlene Medrija and Suhail Torres finished in second and third place. The motorized wheelchair race begins. Carl Gillard was the winner. Arlene Medrija and Suhail Torres finished in second and third place.

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