Ligonier council has denied a request from the Fort Ligonier Days Inc. board of directors to restrict the sale of alcohol at an outdoor tent area operated by the Ligonier Ramada during next month's festival.
Ligonier Valley Chamber Director and Fort Ligonier Days Committee co-chairwoman Anna Weltz made the request at the council meeting Thursday while presenting the festival committee's annual requests for sales permits and temporary festival area approvals.
Ligonier Ramada owner Deborah Fox of Greensburg asked council to reconsider the restriction.
“They are not allowing us to sell beer due to an incident near our tent area last year,” Fox said. “That incident did not occur on Ramada property, and we were not involved in the incident.”
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