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From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 13:56:13 -0500
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From: <jeffrey.d.pledger@verizon.com>
To: <telecom-l@trace.wisc.edu>
Sent: November 29, 2000 1:32 PM
Subject: AbleTV.net's monthly town hall meeting webcast . . .




My apologies  in advance for getting this out so late, but as many of
you know,
the day job always seems to get in the way.  Smile.  Here is hoping
that many of
you can join in and participate in tonight's webcast.  Thanks.

Jeff Pledger




    AbleTV.net Webcast Town Meeting Tonight  Hosts Ibraces.com and
Disability


                                   Guide.com





For Immediate Release
Wednesday, November 29, 1000

Chantilly, Va.  - AbleTV.net, the first web-based global TV network
for people
with disabilities, announces that tonight's monthly Town Meeting
Webcast will
feature principals from Ibraces.com and DisabilityGuide.com, and will
be
broadcast live at 7:30PM EST at http://www.abletv.net.  Sponsored by
Microsoft
Corporation, this show is the latest in a monthly series of
interactive
AbleTV.net webcasts that attract extensive participation from the
disabled
community worldwide.

Tonight's show features Dr. Uchenna Nwaneri, founder of Ibraces.com, a
business
to professional offering that serves orthopedic surgeons and other
specialized
healthcare providers that consume over $10 billion annually in
musculoskeletal
medical devices in order to serve the needs of musculoskeletal
patients.  These
patients number over 40 million individuals in the United States and
comprise
approximately 50% of all medical office and emergency room visits.
The IBraces
electronic marketplace is positioning itself to be the largest
Internet-based
community for the identification, purchase and promotion of
muscoloskeletal
goods and services.  To attain a leadership position in online medical
education, they are also producing a rich, complete multimedia
learning
experience that will include live webcasting and online training from
well-recognized sources in addition to proprietary content.

Also joining tonight's show will be Russell Holt, founder of
DisabilityGuide.com, a Washington, DC/Maryland/Virginia based online
information
resource targeted at helping those with disabilities requiring a
wheelchair for
mobility find the information they need.  Their mission is to showcase
the
website as a positive instrument to give the disabled community an
accurate,
complete and real-world resource for information, help, friendship and
encouragement.   Russ is a Montgomery County, MD resident with a long
history of
being locally active as an advocate for people with disabilities after
being
partially paralyzed in a 1986 auto accident.
Received on Wednesday, 29 November 2000 13:56:37 GMT

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