Archive: January, 2012

Feedback from our Amputee Life from a Woman’s Perspective discussion on 1/15/2012

Thought we’d share with you a few messages we received from the wonderful ladies who attended our first “Amputee life from a woman’s perspective” discussion on January 15th. We are already planning our next event – which will include an activity of some sort (maybe an intro to Yoga!). Stay tuned!!!…….

“I spent a lovely and inspiring afternoon yesterday with 23 other women, ages 20 to 80, all living with some degree of amputation, all active contributors to our society and all whom I would be honored to have as friends. We ate, laughed and talked about issues that only we could understand. Thank you Bonnie for making this happen!

“….What I thought was most interesting about the members of the group is that they all have stories to tell that are heartwarming – showing their bravery and determination to not be limited by their limb loss or limb differences.”


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Join Team SCP for the Tour de Palm Springs Charity Bike Event on February 11, 2012!

Attention all SCP patients, families and friends!! LET’S ROLL!!! We’re putting together a team for the Tour de Palm Springs charity bike ride on February 11th, and would love to have you join us! You may register for whichever ride you choose (5K – 100K!) using the attached link. ….and please let Bonnie know ASAP if you’d like to wear a “Team SCP” T-Shirt! We’ll need to order them by next Wednesday, February 1st!!! Some of the proceeds from this event will go to local amputee support groups.

Tour de Palm Springs Info

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Thank you for attending SCP’s first Amputee life from a Woman’s Perspective discussion group, 1/2012

Many thanks to the 23 beautiful women who attended our first discussion group on “Amputee life from a woman’s perspective.” It was your presence that made this event such a wonderful success! What a special time of comaraderie, laughter and sharing it was as we discussed issues only another female amputee can understand. We hope to host more of these meetings in the future, and encourage others to join in!

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Corey Reed tests the power of his vacuum assisted prosthetic leg!, 1/2012

Testing the holding power of blind amputee snowboarder Corey Reed’s NPS Vacuum prosthetic leg by suspending him upside down strapped onto his board! Just think how it will perform on the slopes!

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Amp 1 Basketball Tryouts scheduled for February in Dallas, TX

Amp 1 will be holding open tryouts for the 2012 tour in late February in Dallas, Texas. If you are SERIOUS about playing and trying out….message Scott Odom or Tyler Hyatt for more information on the upcoming tryouts in February for Amp 1 Basketball 2012 tour. email: Scott Odom at or Tyler Hyatt at

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Ready to Hit the Slopes? Check out the Adaptive Ski Program at Big Bear!

It’s that time of year! The snow is falling, and people are starting to hit the slopes! If you’re a Southern California amputee and thinking about learning to ski or getting back into it, you might be interested in checking out the following ski program available at Big Bear Mountain. US Adaptive Recreation Center.

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Functional Amputee Support Team (FAST) of Orange County, CA

Contact or call 714.284-5566 for more info.




Polly’s Pies
2025 N. Tustin Ave.
Orange, CA 92865
(714) 637-3040

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Combined Event: Amputee Educational Session and “First Volley” Adaptive Tennis Clinic – Palm Desert, CA

First part of day will be an Amputee Coalition Education Session A First Volley Adaptive Tennis Clinic will follow in the afternoon.  More details to follow….

For more information or to register, contact:Robin Burton US
Phone: (319) 235-4318. Fax: (319) 235-4326. Email:

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9272 Jeronimo Road, Suite 106
Irvine, California 92618
Phone: 949.892.5338

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