julielj at neb.rr.com
Thu Apr 28 23:30:13 UTC 2011
She said she wanted me to be comfortable. She was trying to do the right
thing, I hope, but in her efforts she got carried away and went way
overboard. I will call her next week when I'm back at work. Arbor Day is a
state holiday in Nebraska! Yea for long weekends.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisa Irving" <lirving1234 at cox.net>
To: "NAGDU Mailing List,the National Association of Guide Dog Users"
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Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: [nagdu] hotels
> Did the agency ever give you a reason why they disclosed your personal
> information to the hotel? I loathe the custodial attitude.
> Lisa and Bernie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Julie J" <julielj at neb.rr.com>
> To: "NAGDU Mailing List,the National Association of Guide Dog Users"
> <nagdu at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 1:17 PM
> Subject: [nagdu] hotels
>>I just had to write a quick vent before I head out for that training I'm
>> I work for the county, but this training is being paid for through a
>> grant from a regional prevention agency. They are paying or reimbursing
>> all expenses, which is how I am able to go. Throughout the year I attend
>> other events sponsored by this agency. They all know me and of course
>> Here's the rough spot. They set up the hotel as a direct bill to their
>> agency, which means that I didn't make my own reservation. You know
>> where this is going. They told the hotel that I'm blind, have a guide
>> dog, but that I'm very independent and they don't need to worry about me.
>> AARGH! just AARGH!
>> So I've been told that the hotel has no problem with the dog. Yeah, I
>> was real worried about that. I have also been put on the first floor,
>> which I don't care one way or another about. But I am oh so relieved to
>> know that the hotel is okay with me coming! *sarcastic smile*
>> There's nothing to be done about it really. I did try to explain to the
>> lady who made the reservation for me that all of that extra info was
>> unnecessary and that I'm pretty well accustomed to speaking up for
>> myself and my rights.
>> I hope the next few days are not one long saga like this.
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