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Two Rockwall children receive gifts of mobility

Lakeside AMBUCS presents Amtrykes at Brian Llewellyn State Farm office

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 27, 2015) Lakeside AMBUCS of Rockwall presented two new Amtrykes to a couple of super excited and enthusiastic kids Saturday morning at the State Farm office of Brian Llewellyn in Heath.

Jasmine Ibarra (11) and Sophia Lomelo (2) were all smiles as they rode around on their new trykes in the parking lot to the delight of their parents and many other onlookers.

A post from Lakeside AMBUCS on its Facebook page read:

“We are so blessed by having the opportunity to present these two beautiful young ladies their trykes this morning. Sophia and Jasmine were so happy to ride on their trykes and had huge smiles and lots of hugs! Thank you to all who attended and to Brian and his staff at State Farm for hosting us this morning!”

Created in 122, AMBUCS is a diverse group of business men and women dedicated to creating mobility and independence for disabled children and wounded veterans by providing them with Amtrykes – a tricycle designed specifically for children with mobility issues and disabilities – at no cost. Lakeside AMBUCS comprises a caring group of volunteers from around the Lake Ray Hubbard area who go to great lengths to ensure that every child has the opportunity to play and grow. So far they’ve given away 22 Amtrykes.

Lakeside AMBUCS will give away two more Amtrykes at the Rockwall Noon Rotary club’s Annual Hot Rocks Bike Ride on Saturday, August 8 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall.

For more information on Lakeside AMBUCS visit its website at lakesideambucs.org.

Story and photos by Austin Wells, Blue Ribbon News staff writer and reporter. 

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