2nd Annual Bill Platka Memorial Amputee Family Picnic

SATURDAY, JUNE 2ND, 11am – 2PM *Carnival Games *Balloon Art *Kids’ Crafts *Water Balloon Launching *Crazy Hair Booth *Face Painting *Water Melon Eating Contest We will also provide BBQ hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, watermelon, cookies and drinks. This a great opportunity to have fun with your family and to make friends with other amputees…

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Robert Poirier, Walking on Air

Robert Poirier was struck by a drunk driver while riding a motorcycle to work at Big Bear Lake in Southern California one evening in late summer 1964. Poirier, who was 17 at the time, remembers waking up on the side of the road knowing immediately his right leg had been badly damaged. “Some people had…

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New Amputee Education Series Event!

On March 15, Functional Amputee Support Team in conjunction with Southern California Prosthetics will host the unveiling event for a completely unique new take on prosthetic foot design.

Stan Patterson and Rick Myers will present the first foot ever created that allows the amputee complete freedom of adjustability, without visiting their prosthetic office! This design is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

Admission is free for amputees. Join us at 9:00 AM for breakfast, followed by the presentation.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to Jami at 949.892.5338 or

Hope to see you there!!

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