Vendors, Guess What You are Missing? Our Money!

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From the Alaska State Fair comes some wisdom on th cost of inclusion a tourist destintions:

Debra Pollard, a Palmer resident who uses a scooter to get around, said vendors who choose not to provide access are losing customers. She enjoys the fair, she said, but refuses to go in shops where no attempt at providing access is made. "It's silly," she said. "It's money, people."
On the positive side:

Kathy Luchsinger made her booth of Alaska crafts a little more wheelchair friendly to Alaska fairgoers by screwing a piece of indoor-outdoor carpet into the ground, then smoothing things out with a few strips of duct tape.

It cost her about $5.

"There are plenty of ways to make areas more accessible. You don't have to spend a lot," she said.
For the full story: http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/state_fair/story/913910.html

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