Closed Captioning Champions!

Advocates in the deaf and hard of hearing communities and the Commission are asking local businesses to take the Closed Captioning Pledge, promising to activate closed captioning on their TVs at all times. The campaign was launched on September 16 at the Minnesota Hospitality Expo. Many signed up right away.

The following businesses have pledged to keep the closed captioning turned on:

Acapulco – Maplewood, MN
AmericInn Hotel & Conference Center – Mankato, MN
Clarion Hotel – South St Paul, MN
Czech Inn and Retreat – Hayward, MN
DoubleTree by Hilton – Saint Paul, MN
Edina Grill – Edina, MN
George and the Dragon – Minneapolis, MN
Grandma’s Restaurant – Canal Park, Duluth, MN
Lake Elmo Inn – Lake Elmo, MN
Les of All Trades – Mahnomen, MN
Lucy Coffee Cafe – St. Paul, MN
New China Wok – Minneapolis, MN
The Mermaid Entertainment & Event Center – Mounds View, MN
TownePlace Suites by Marriott – Bloomington, MN

This initiative is being sponsored by:

  • Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
  • Hearing Loss Association of America – Twin Cities Chapter
  • Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens
  • Minnesota Hands & Voices

Read more on how closed captioning is good for business.

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