2012 ALS Sponsorship

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PERMOBIL ANNOUNCES NATIONAL ALS SPONSORSHIP

LEBANON, Tenn. (June 18) – Permobil, Inc. today announced its continued support of the ALS Association by signing on as a national Walk Team.

A corporate partner since 2006, Permobil's sponsorship will help the ALS Association's fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease as it provides important care and community services across the country for those with ALS. In May, Permobil will participate in the National ALS Awareness Month as well as the Walk to Defeat ALS®, the largest nationwide fundraising campaign, which raises more than $20 million each year.

"Our ongoing support of the ALS Association is unfaltering, as is their fight to find a cure for this devastating disease," said Larry Jackson, President of Permobil, Inc. "We encourage others to get involved in this great cause as well and to participate in a walk in their local area." "This year we will focus our sponsorship efforts more directly to local chapters at the same time working with corporate offices for sponsorship of national events," said Barry Steelman, Marketing Manager.

The ALS Association (www.alsa.org) is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Permobil has been committed to enhancing the lives of the physically challenged for over 40 years. Founded in Sweden, Permobil has its North American headquarters in Lebanon, TN. More information regarding the company's storied history and complete product line may be obtained at www.permobil.com.

For more information:
Barry Steelman , Marketing Manager
barry.steelman@permobil.com
1.800.736.0925

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