The Minnesota Council on Disability is looking for two new members. If you are someone who has a disability, who works with people with disabilities, or who is a family member of a person with a disability, Council membership may be for you!
And … it’s a wrap! The Minnesota State Fair 2019 saw record attendance, and we had many visitors at the Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) booth! Some of them are pictured in our blog post!
Wednesday, August 28 is Read & Ride Day at the Fair. Guests with a valid public library card receive discounted admission prices. Visit the stage shows and join the family fun at Dan Patch Park. Remember, the Minnesota State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience for all guests. Accessibility services are offered to ensure that the Great Minnesota Get-Together is for Everyone.
Aug. 26, 2019 is Mental Health & Wellness Awareness Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Long-time MCD partner, activist and mental health champion, Kate Eifrig impresses all who meet her. Her tenacity, her integrity and her ability to communicate how she lives with chronic and exhausting depression and PTSD to raise awareness makes her the perfect partner today as we join the MN State Fair’s activities to bring awareness to mental health and wellness.
The Minnesota State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience for all guests. The following accessibility services are just some of what is offered to ensure that the Great Minnesota Get-Together is for Everyone.
Members of the disability community, ADA advocates, friends, family members, community leaders and policymakers will gather on the south side lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. for a much-anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony. The celebration will unveil two new ADA compliant ramps that provide full access to enjoy the popular gardens on the Minnesota capitol grounds.