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! -- Lighthouse of the Big Bend Guiding People Through Vision Loss 3071 Highland Oaks Terrace Tallahassee, FL 32301 (850) 942-3658 www.lighthousebigbend.org Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.