Advocating for Beach Access

Brophy, Bart
August 2006
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p82
Trade Publication
The article discusses the efforts of disabled Bart Brophy to make the beaches of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, accessible for people with disabilities. Because of lack of support from the city and county officers, Brophy and his friends came up with an idea of writing grants. They have focused on a product known as a Mobi-Mat, which the military uses to create helicopter landing pads. The councilmen suggested using the town's beach funds after the application met resistance.


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