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Imagine that! (Original Post) Plucketeer May 2016 OP
Take care of yourself first... Cooley Hurd May 2016 #1
Thanks for saying that Plucketeer May 2016 #5
Then, you've done MORE than your part! Cooley Hurd May 2016 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author virtualobserver May 2016 #2
Perhaps they'd let you in ahead of time if you asked eom LiberalElite May 2016 #3
Yes I agree. However once you get in it's a wait. leftcoastmountains May 2016 #4
It's a high school sports stadium Plucketeer May 2016 #7
Since it's a stadium - LiberalElite May 2016 #11
doctor's note? floppyboo May 2016 #6
Just thinking more on this - first row reserved for medical/disabled exceptions floppyboo May 2016 #9
Y'all have got my hope up Plucketeer May 2016 #12
Usually, anyone w physical concerns or small children are brought to the front and let in first. Bernin4U May 2016 #10
call your local bernie campaign headquarters and hopemountain May 2016 #13
It was a great rally yesterday! Plucketeer May 2016 #14
Congratulations, Plucketeer Iwillnevergiveup May 2016 #15
 

Cooley Hurd

(26,877 posts)
1. Take care of yourself first...
Fri May 27, 2016, 05:21 PM
May 2016

...if you can't be there but can donate, that's almost like being there.

If you can't donate, then just tell anyone who will listen to do either. It's all good

 

Plucketeer

(12,882 posts)
5. Thanks for saying that
Fri May 27, 2016, 05:51 PM
May 2016

I've given about 1800.00 to Bernie so far - and more to come. It's what I can do - given my afflictions. Still - I may try to go tomorrow. We'll see.

Response to Plucketeer (Original post)

leftcoastmountains

(2,968 posts)
4. Yes I agree. However once you get in it's a wait.
Fri May 27, 2016, 05:47 PM
May 2016

It really depends on how crowded the venue is going to be.
Asking someone at the front might be the way to go.

 

Plucketeer

(12,882 posts)
7. It's a high school sports stadium
Fri May 27, 2016, 05:53 PM
May 2016

But a nice new one with lots of bleachers. If I could just get a seat, I'd be fine.

LiberalElite

(14,691 posts)
11. Since it's a stadium -
Fri May 27, 2016, 06:16 PM
May 2016

wouldn't there be seats, unless that part is roped off for some reason and they want everyone on the field. In any event and I could be wrong but, I think they have to provide some sort of accommodation by law.

The last Bernie rally I attended in NYC was in a park but there was a fenced-off section with chairs for those who couldn't stand for an extended time. One of the volunteers pointed it out to me (I'm no spring chicken). Also, when I attended a deBlasio rally after he was elected Mayor (for better or worse) a couple of elderly people were ushered to the front of the line.

floppyboo

(2,461 posts)
6. doctor's note?
Fri May 27, 2016, 05:51 PM
May 2016

oops, sorry for the tease. I'm Canadian. That's what I'd do here in a flash.
Good luck! Go Bernie!

floppyboo

(2,461 posts)
9. Just thinking more on this - first row reserved for medical/disabled exceptions
Fri May 27, 2016, 06:00 PM
May 2016

would be a very nice idea. Or 'x' # of rows - some %age.

Bernin4U

(812 posts)
10. Usually, anyone w physical concerns or small children are brought to the front and let in first.
Fri May 27, 2016, 06:07 PM
May 2016

Not unlike boarding an airplane, I guess.

hopemountain

(3,919 posts)
13. call your local bernie campaign headquarters and
Sat May 28, 2016, 02:13 AM
May 2016

ask them directly. or, when you get to the gate - ask a volunteer. no doubt there will also be law enforcement and they may be able to direct you.

 

Plucketeer

(12,882 posts)
14. It was a great rally yesterday!
Mon May 30, 2016, 09:05 AM
May 2016

And yes, there were accomodations for "ADA" folks that kept me from having to spend hours on my bum legs. Wife and I were among the first into the stadium and got good seats about 2-300 feet from the podium. We had a good view when two gold Suburbans pulled to the edge of the track area and discharged a shirt-clad Bernie. It was at least 90 and almost breezeless thru his arrival. But almost as if it were planned, a bit of a draft started to offer some relief and even some high, thin clouds stole the sun's clout to a degree.
By the time Bernie arrived, the crowd was anxious and greeted him with a standing raucous ruckus! It was great. The aluminum bleachers literally thundered with the stomping and clapping of the enthusiastic crowd! We were SO GLAD we'd gotten to be a part of this event. We wore big hats and sunscreen, but we were definitely feelin' the BERN!

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