[NABS-L] Midwest Student Seminar
annajee82 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 23:10:18 UTC 2019
Thanks for this info. It looks like a good opportunity.
However, this is super confusing as to who is doing the seminar and how much it costs. Different things have been sent to different places with differing information.
Additionally, the cost of registration is high and cost of seminar will be prohibitive to a number of students that I could send. Trying to get help from VR agencies, even if possible, will be virtually impossible by February 15 for a number of them as well.
What scholarships are offered; and how to extend the deadline as it is less than two weeks away?
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> On Feb 6, 2019, at 5:37 PM, Mausam Mehta via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hey Nabsters! Hope all of y'all are settling back into the groove of
> classes, homework, and no sleep. Whoa, the mood just got real.
> There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Come to the Midwest student
> seminar, hosted by the Illinois affiliate and the Illinois Association
> of Blind Students, this March, in windy Chicago!!!
> When: March 15 through 17, 2019.
> Where: Holiday Inn O'Hare, 5615 N. Cumberland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
> Why: to spend a weekend full of advocacy, learning, and fun with your
> fellow NABS buddies!
> The cost for registration to attend is $60.
> To reserve a room at the hotel, call 773-693-5800. Mention NFB of
> Illinois to get the special group rate!
> For more detailed information about the seminar, follow this link:
> To register, click:
> Registration closes on Friday, Feb 15, so act fast!
> Hope to see you there!
> Mausam Mehta
> Board Member | National Association of Blind Students
> A proud division of the National federation of the Blind
> (540) 466-6033
> mausam.mehta.nfb at gmail.com
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