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Monday, May 1

6 a.m.


FORUM to hold wheelchair race

benefiting LifeNets and Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital


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What:              The First FORUM Wheelchair Competition will be held on Monument

Circle to raise awareness for a national community service project that

focuses on collecting used wheelchairs for distribution locally and abroad

to needy people. Local wheelchair athletes will race to benefit the

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana and LifeNets.


FORUM will host the event, which will become an annual competition. FORUM, previously named Telco Credit Union, has also committed to providing a monetary donation of  $7,500 to LifeNets over the next five years.


Where:            Monument Circle, NW Quadrant

                        West Market to North Meridian Streets

                        Indianapolis, IN


When:             Monday, May 1

                        6 a.m.


Who:               FORUM is a newly named full service financial institution, formerly known as Telco Credit Union. Established in 1941 as a federally insured credit union, FORUM serves over 73,000 member-owners with nearly $435 million in assets. FORUM membership is available to the employees and members of over 1,200 companies and associations in the Indianapolis area, family members of current members, and individuals who are retired from a company


LifeNets is a non-profit organization that develops programs offering practical assistance that promotes the well being and self sufficiency of needy people throughout the world.