(Avalon, NJ)—The Borough of Avalon has received a generous donation of a brand new handicapped beach chair that will enable handicapped individuals to enjoy a day at the beach in Avalon. The presentation was made on Friday, July 6th by Bob Clark, owner of Avalon Hardware, to Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi.
“I want to personally thank Bob and Avalon Hardware for purchasing this special chair for our community”, Mayor Pagliughi said. “This chair will help even those with the most challenging physical limitations to have complete access to the Avalon beachfront”.
Avalon Hardware ordered the beach chair from a company called Natural Access, which produces the line of Landeez chairs. The chairs are specifically designed to provide safety and comfort for individuals with severe
Avalon currently offers 13 surf chairs to the public for free at 9th Street, 30th Street, and 80th Street. The chairs were originally purchased through an initiative by the Avalon Civic Club. This Landeez chair will be added to the inventory to assist paraplegics and others with severe physical handicaps. It will be available during the summertime at 30th Street. During the offseason, the chair will be kept at the Avalon Rescue Squad for potential use during winter storms and other events. The Avalon Beach Patrol can be reached at (609) 967-7587 to reserve these special chairs offered by the Borough of Avalon.