[tabi] Mobility Instructions to get to the Vision Summit Tuesday, 2/8, Breakfast 7:30am (Capitol 22nd Floor), General Session 9am (OLD Capitol House Chamber)

  • From: Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tabi <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:17:52 -0500

You are invited to the 2011 Vision Summit! Please forward to anyone who may
be interested and need mobility instructions on how to get to the location.

When: Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Times: 7:30-8:30am Breakfast and Award Ceremony - The Capitol 22nd Floor
9am-12:30pm General Session - The OLD Capitol House Chambers (2nd Floor)

Location: The New and Old Capitol, 400 S Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL
32399


MOBILITY DIRECTIONS

1.) Directions to Breakfast:

If you are standing with Monroe Street and Apalachee Parkway to your back,
the Old Capitol is directly ahead of you. The New Capitol is right behind
the old one. Walk to your right (North) around the old Capitol. Continue to
circle around the Old Capitol to the courtyard. The Old Capitol steps will
be on your left, and the entrance to the New Capitol will be on the other
side of the courtyard to your right.

When you enter the New Capitol at first floor, volunteers will be assist you
in finding the elevators to the 22nd floor for breakfast. Volunteers will
also direct you back to the Old Capitol for the General Session after
breakfast. You will exit the New Capitol at the first floor, walk directly
across the courtyard and proceed up the Old Capitol stairs on the outside to
the second floor. The House Chamber is on the second floor to your left. A
handicap accessible door is also available under the outside stairs with an
elevator to the second floor. Volunteers will be available to assist you.

2.) Directions to go to Only the General Session

Using Stairs:

If you are standing with Monroe Street and Apalachee Parkway to your back,
the Old Capitol is directly ahead of you. The New Capitol is right behind
the old one. Walk to your right (North) to circle around the old Capitol.
There is a large set of outside stairs on the west side of the old capital,
which will be on your left after you circle halfway around the Old Capitol.
There is one flight of steps which takes you directly to a door on the
second floor.  Entering the door, do NOT walk forward and down the stairs
directly ahead. Take an immediate left and go to the wall. Then turn right
and follow the walkway to a hallway on your left. The hall will take you to
the House Chambers and reception table. Volunteers will be available to
assist you.

3.) For Elevator Entry:

If you are standing with Monroe Street and Apalachee Parkway to your back,
the Old Capitol is directly ahead of you. The New Capitol is right behind
the old one. Walk to your right (North) around the old Capitol. Continue to
circle around the Old Capitol to the courtyard. The Old Capitol outside
stairs will be on your left. The Handicapped Accessible door is located
under these outside stairs, on the north side of the stairs. Security has
allowed the door to be held open between 8:30-9am.  If you arrive after 9am,
you will need to push the button to request access and an audible sound
occurs signifying the door unlocking and opening.  The door opens out so
please back up and wait for the door to open before entering. Once entering,
take two steps and turn to the left approximately 45 degrees. The side of
the stairway will be ahead of you.  You may intersect the middle of the
stairs, so please be cautious not to hit your head and use protective arm
techniques. If you want to take these stairs follow them to the right in
order to go up the stairs. To find the elevator, turn left, and bypass the
stairs. You will pass underneath the stairs and go to the right and continue
to the entry of a hallway. The elevator is down the hallway on the right.
Take the elevator to the second floor.  On the second floor, exit the
elevator and turn left. Continue forward until you encounter a railing, turn
right continue trailing the railing until reaching the ribbon we will place
there. Turn right and head straight into the hallway leading to the House
Chamber and reception table.  Volunteers will be available to assist you.

If you have any mobility questions, please call the Lighthouse of the Big
Bend at 850-942-3658 and ask for a Mobility Instructor.

Hope to see you there!






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