With its malt-making machines still under plastic and pushed to the front so the rest of the shop can be scrubbed clean, Kiwanis Malts gets ready for another year at the Minnesota State Fair. Run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, money raised by the shop goes towards helping kids.
State Fair fixture is back to raise more money for kids
Elizabeth Hansel, a student at Roseville Area High School and a youth commissioner on Roseville’s Human Rights Commission, with her mother, Samantha, who has an invisible disability that makes it hard for her to walk. Based on negative experiences with her mother in Roseville, Hansel is trying to raise awareness about invisible disabilities.
Elizabeth Hansel says she was 7 years old when someone left a note on her mother’s car, reprimanding her and her mom for parking in a handicap space, because the two didn’t appear to have any disabilities.