April 2014

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April 2014 Newsletter
Happy Patriot’s Day! (For you former East Coasters!)

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It’s easy to see why people come to Arizona … and stay! Beautiful weather, lots of activities to enjoy, the friendliest people, highways without potholes, and a family lifestyle we are all proud to brag about.

QTS has been a part of the valley landscape for over 10 years – providing safe, reliable, and value driven assisted transportation for hundreds of customers – and hundreds of thousands of passengers.

We continue to grow and add trained, experienced team members, state of the art vehicles and equipment, and to invest in software and computers to make your transportation experience as simple and trouble-free as possible.

Thank you for calling QTS for all your assisted transportation needs.

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MPSR 2014 Spring Conference

The Metro Phoenix Senior Resources 2014 Spring Conference is coming up on Tuesday, May 6th, from 7:30am to 5:00pm on the Beatitudes Campus, Luther Life Center, 1610 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix.

This must attend event features many local experts discussing challenges related to aging and the care of seniors. It costs just $20 for the entire day. (includes up to 7 CEU credit hours)

More information at:
www.MetroPhoenixSeniorResources.org

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Movie Tickets from QTS

Join us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for all the latest news and updates from QTS!

Adding your name and email puts you in the running for a pair of free VIP movie tickets awarded each month.

Congratulations to Vanessa and Julio – recent winners of tickets!

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Arizona Bridge to Independent Living

Have you visited ABIL.org lately? The website is a one stop, comprehensive guide to independent living in Arizona and reflects the mission and resources of this great organization.

ABIL advocates personal responsibility – by, and for, people with disabilities – as a means to independence.

To help consumers achieve self-sufficiency, ABIL offers comprehensive programs including independent living skills instruction; information and referral; peer support; advocacy; home modification; ADA training and counsel; outreach to rehab centers & early intervention for newly disabled individuals; reintegration from nursing homes; employment services; Social Security work incentives; empowering youth in transition; personal assistant services and social recreational programs.

Through its comprehensive programs, ABIL touches the lives of individuals with disabilities and addresses the disability concerns of their family members, co-workers and employers.

ABIL began in 1977 as the Arizona Congress for Action (ACA), a group of people with diverse physical disabilities who launched a grass roots effort to educate the community about disability-related issues in Central Arizona. In 1978, Congress enacted Independent Living Center legislation as part of the amended Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In 1981, ABIL received funding and began services.

With more than 80 staff members, over 2,100 personal assistants and dozens of volunteers, ABIL has offices in Phoenix, Mesa, and the West Valley, and provides services throughout Maricopa County.

via abil.org

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Jorge O.
Dispatch

What makes QTS different? We are different because we actually go above and beyond for the patient and the patient’s needs. In short, we care about our quality in transportation.

What drives or fuels your passion to help others or perform your specific role? As a former driver, I understand what it’s like to be out on the road day after day. I know about the variety of situations that the drivers can face that make it difficult to do their job. Although I’ve been a dispatcher for the last three years my experience as a driver motivates me to be the support they need.

What do want the clients to know about you? What I think people should know about me is that is that I have a strong work ethic. I am very committed to what I do and take full accountability for our performance when I’m sitting at the dispatch desk. I also understand that there are several times when things happen out of our control, but I am extra hard on myself to be as perfect as humanly possible for our drivers, passengers and clients’ sake.