[KeyStoneChapter] Happy New Year's Eve!!!!
goharriet00 at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 4 02:21:42 UTC 2021
Thank you so much for your kind and sincere words, Jan.
See you Sauturday!
From: Jan Lattuca <jrlattuca at gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, January 1, 2021 7:43 PM
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Subject: Re: [KeyStoneChapter] Happy New Year's Eve!!!!
Happy New Year to you as well, Harriet; and thanks for all you do to
keep our chapter up and running. You are a tremendous president, and
we owe a lot of our success to your enthusiasm, leadership and
On 12/31/20, Harriet Go via KeyStoneChapter <keystonechapter at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> What a year this has been! I was just reflecting on the work we are doing
> and, despite 2020 being such a unique and challenging year, it has been a
> year of many successes for us at the Keystone Chapter of the NFB of PA. Here
> are some highlights from this year.
> 1. We had 8 new members join our chapter this year!
> 2. We began a partnership with the Get In Touch, Inc. An organization run by
> high schooler Amy Liu and her peers which works to promote a positive image
> of blind people to sighted high school students.
> 3. We had several chapter members attend the NFB 2020 Washington Seminar to
> help lobby for policies which help to improve the lives of blind people.
> 4. When the pandemic hit, we transitioned smoothly from in-person to virtual
> chapter meetings.
> 5. The virtual national convention was still well attended by our chapter
> members, and we even had a few first-timers from our chapter.
> 6. We've had several guest speakers at our virtual chapter meetings to share
> their experience with blindness and inspire us with their positive
> 7. We held our very first virtual talent show, Believe You Can! 2020, as a
> fundraiser and Meet the Blind Month activity. This was a lot of work, but it
> was such a huge success!
> 8. From the funds raised through the Believe You Can! talent show, we were
> able to help our chapter members with transportation costs so that they
> could attend our NFB of Pennsylvania state convention this year, which was
> in Pittsburgh.
> 9. From the funds raised through the Believe You Can! talent show, we were
> once again able to provide Christmas gifts to the students at St. Lucy Day
> School for children with Visual Impairments. This school serves students
> from grades prek to 8th who str blind and visually impaired.
> 10. Finally, we also were able to donate to our NFB of Pennsylvania's
> affiliate scholarship fund and the Braille Enrichment for Literacy and
> Learning (BELL) program.
> Thanks all for being a part of the success. And I look forward to many more
> great things together in 2021!
> With this, I want to wish you all a very Happy New Year filled with joy and
> Harriet Go
> Keystone Chapter, NFB of Pennsylvania
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