Coffee shop breaking barriers for those with disabilities opens in South End – WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — There’s a new coffee shop in Charlotte’s South End neighborhood aiming to hire people with disabilities and learning challenges.
The ribbon-cutting for Bitty and Beau’s grand opening is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the new spot on Camden Road.
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Most of the workers at “Bitty and Beau Coffee” have intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Not only are the employees serving up a good cup of coffee, they’re also serving up endless possibilities.
“That’s our ultimate goal,” said Amie Cennamo, owner of the coffee shop. “To show Charlotte what our employees are capable of.”
>> In the video at the top of this page, Channel 9 reporter Anthony Kustura explains the coffee shop’s mission.
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