[GreaterPhilly] Fwd: [Chapter-Presidents] Massachusetts Hybrid convention Invites you
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> From: "Shara Winton, NFBMA Cambridge Chapter via Chapter-Presidents" <chapter-presidents at nfbnet.org>
> Date: February 25, 2022 at 1:40:45 AM EST
> To: NFB Chapter Presidents discussion list <chapter-presidents at nfbnet.org>, sharawinton at gmail.com
> Cc: sharawinton at gmail.com
> Subject: [Chapter-Presidents] Massachusetts Hybrid convention Invites you
> Reply-To: NFB Chapter Presidents discussion list <chapter-presidents at nfbnet.org>
> We invite you to our 2022 NFB of Massachusetts convention
> The National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts convention combines excellent networking with positive blind role models, fellowship with old and new friends across the Commonwealth, and some of the best presentations on topics important to the blind of Massachusetts!
> We are very excited to announce that our National Representative will be the outstanding NFB President of Utah: Everette Bacon
> . He has a remarkable story and we are very lucky to have him with us this year.
> We will be having a Hybrid convention that will be held from March 31-April 3. The in-person portion will be held from April 1-3, with a live stream for those who will not be there in person. On march 31, we will have breakout sessions which will be held entirely virtually.
> You can find out more and register at http://nfbma.org/state-convention. We will have the agenda available soon.
> Don’t wait, reserve your room at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Logan Airport today! If you are a student in Massachusetts, please call me to make your reservations at 617-600-8130. Students will share a room with up to 2 other students.
> For everyone who is not a Massachusetts student or who is not willing to share a room with others, please reserve your room now. You Will want to have a reservation from April 1st with a departure of April 3rd. you can go to the website by clicking here: https://bit.ly/NFBMA22 Or by calling the Embassy suites by Hilton at 617-933-5106 and use Code: NF2 when booking.
> At our convention you will:
> Hear from the national representative. He will report an update on our legislative, legal advocacy, membership/community building, and educational work from across the country.
> In my Presidential report, I will highlight accomplishments we have achieved together through our work in our chapters, our student group and at the affiliate level.
> Speak to the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind – The leadership of our state agency will be available on Saturday to share their progress and take questions.
> Living with multiple disabilities- We will hear from individuals who are blind, and who also have attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and/or other neuro diverse disabilities. They will discuss how they navigate employment, travel and life
> There will be a Virtual Tour of the Boston Tea Party and Ships Museum. Learn the real story of the Boston Tea party and how it led to the American Revolution.
> Our Personal Stories – Throughout the convention, you will hear the personal stories from some of our members. Learn, grow and be inspired by how our community is coming together to make a real difference.
> This is just a small subset of the valuable programming to be included in sessions run between Thursday March 31 and Sunday, April 3.
> The National Federation of the Blind is a community of members and friends who believe in the hopes and dreams of the nation’s blind. Every day we work together to help blind people live the lives they want.
> A note from our hotel: Local government rules for this hotel require proof of vaccination to access certain on-site amenities including dining, bar, meeting rooms and fitness facilities. Please
> check the evolving health and safety requirements in effect where the hotel is located for specific rules and exceptions before traveling. We are committed
> to providing you a safe and relaxing hotel stay: for information about our initiatives related to COVID, please visit covid.hilton.com.
> Shara Winton
> President, National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts
> Visit NFB MA Website for more information
> Visit the NFB website for more info
> Visit us on Facebook
> “You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.”
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