SOURCE: HASCO Medical, Inc.

HASCO Medical, Inc.

April 13, 2015 08:31 ET

Ride-Away Is First Dealership in America Where the Public Can Experience the New BraunAbility MXV

Former NFL Linebacker O.J. Brigance Will Be on Hand During New Ride-Away Store Grand Opening

PARKVILLE, MD--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2015) - HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), a company that conducts sales of wheelchair accessible vans, parts, service and rentals, announces the Grand Opening of the new Parkville, Maryland Ride-Away® location April 18, 2015. The Parkville location will be the first mobility dealer in America where people with disabilities can see the BraunAbility Explorer MXV Wheelchair Accessible SUV, Mobility SVM SUV Suburban and Allegiant Mobility Honda Pilot.

O.J. Brigance, former NFL Baltimore Ravens linebacker and current senior adviser for the Ravens will help cut the ribbon to officially open the store with his wife Chanda. Full details on the event can be found at: http://www.Ride-Away.com/md

Parkville Grand Opening April 18th

Saturday, April 18, Ride-Away Parkville be demonstrating the BraunAbility MXV™ Ford Explorer MXV Wheelchair SUV (http://www.ride-away.com/research/mobility-products/braunability-mxv-wheelchair-accessible-crossover/), featuring a never-before-seen door operation, an innovative in-floor ramp and removable seating. This is the first time the BraunAbility MXV™ will be made available to the public and Ride-Away will be taking deposits for customers interested in being the first to own the vehicle when they arrive this summer. The Parkville, Maryland location will also have the new Mobility SVM Suburban with seating for up to 8 as well as the Allegiant Mobility Honda Pilot. Also on display will be working demos of Bruno, Harmar, and Pride vehicle lifts and lift chairs. Customers will have access to special Grand Opening pricing and Ride-Away Mobility Consultants will be on hand to answer customer questions. Starbucks gift cards, a 48" HDTV, $500 Gas Cards for people purchasing vehicles and other prizes will be given out to attendees. Coinciding with the Parkville Grand Opening is an Open House at the neighboring Ride-Away store in Beltsville, Maryland (www.Ride-Away.com/stores/beltsville-maryland) which will have the same giveaways for attendees. Both events are open to the community and are free of charge.

Parkville Professionals Day April 17th

The previous day, Friday, April 17th, Ride-Away will host an open house for professionals including occupational therapists, physical therapists and caregivers who benefit by providing wheelchair accessible transportation options. Any professional who can benefit from learning about the latest in wheelchair accessible transportation are invited to attend. Mobility Consultants will provide vehicle demonstrations, show proper wheelchair restraint techniques and answer questions about new vehicular options available.

"I'm excited that our Parkville, Maryland store's Grand Opening will be the first place in America to show the world the exciting new BraunAbility MXV," said Hal Compton, CEO of HASCO Medical. "This vehicle redefines wheelchair accessible transportation and will be accompanied by the next generation of vehicles like the Mobility SVM modified Chevy Suburban and Allegiant Mobility Honda Pilot. Our customers demand choice and HASCO Medical is at the forefront of delivering freedom of choice with these vehicles. I am humbled by O.J. Brigance's participation at our Grand Opening celebration. Mr. Brigance is an inspiration to the team at HASCO Medical and I invite everyone in the greater Baltimore area to join us during our Grand Opening event."

About Baltimore County

The Washington, DC DMA is the 8th largest in the United States and represents the second largest population center for HASCO Medical stores. Baltimore - Washington International Airport, the nation's 22nd largest airport in 2013 ("Enplanements at Commercial Service Airports," 2014) provides an opportunity for Ride-Away to expand rental operations for travelers with disabilities through their Wheelchair Vans of America rental subsidiary (www.wcvans.com).

The Parkville location will bring the total number of HASCO Medical locations to 20 across the Eastern United States. The store will be located at 1751 East Joppa Road. In addition to physical locations, Ride-Away's website, www.Ride-Away.com, allows customers to review products and current inventory of over 450 wheelchair accessible vehicles from the comfort of their own home, chat online with team members, or make an appointment to see an expert Mobility Consultant.

About HASCO Medical, Inc.

HASCO Medical is a leading provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, parts, and service that dramatically improve the quality of living of its customers. Founded in 2008, HASCO Medical is headquartered in Addison, TX. The company operates 20 locations in 11 states from Maine to Florida. The company's mobility brands include Ride-Away (www.Ride-Away.com), Mobility Freedom (www.MobilityFreedom.com) and Wheelchair Vans of America (www.wcvans.com). To learn more, go to www.HascoMed.com.

Contact Information

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