and Wheelchair Rentals for 2009 Presidental Inauguration
Scootaround Gearing Up for Increased Equipment
D.C. - The people at Scootaround want to make sure that
all attendees who need a wheelchair or mobility scooter
can rent one when attending Barack Obama's upcoming
Presidential Inauguration. With mainstream new sources
estimating well over 1,000,000 attendees, Scootaround
is mobilizing additional resources and equipment for
its East Coast scooter fleets.
support large events across the nation each month, many
with attendances of more than 100,000 people. However
the D.C Inauguration will be an event that requires
an enhanced level of advance logistical planning."
said Kerry Renaud, President of Scootaround Inc. "As
North America's only national provider of mobility rental
equipment, people are looking to us for support. Our
goal is to provide for the need of each and every attendee
that requires mobility assistance to the best of our
abilities for this very special event."
Holt, President of DisabilityGuide.org,
D.C.'s key source for online disability information,
says that Scootaround has been a strong supporter of
the disabled community for over a decade. "I appreciate
the work that Scootaround is doing locally and echo
the appeal for visitors to plan ahead for their mobility
requirements." Holt was speaking of Scootaround's
ongoing effort to encourage D.C. visitors to book their
rental equipment in advance through their website (www.scootaround.com)
or through their 7-day toll-free hotline (1-888-441-7575).
recently created the nation's largest fleet of traveling
mobility scooters and wheelchairs by having the Mobility
Rental Service group join the Scootaround network. Speaking
on the recent company merger, Kerry Renaud said "Our
partnership has provided us with more resources in terms
of staff expertise and additional mobility equipment.
As Inauguration week draws closer, Scootaround is prepared
to mobilize equipment for the event as required."
Scootaround Inc. - www.scootaround.com
Since 1997, Scootaround Inc. has been North America's
only nationwide mobility equipment company, providing
scooter and wheelchair rentals and sales to all customer
types from individual travelers through to Fortune 500
companies. They also provide mobility enhancement services
for conventions and tradeshows through fleet rentals
and onsite-programs. Scootaround is a proud sponsor
of the Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality
(SATH) and an accredited
member of both the ARA and CRA Rental Associations.
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