[NABS-L] Midwest Student Seminar
Kathryn Webster | National Student President
nabs.president at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 23:15:41 UTC 2019
Thank you for your message! The initial email message had some
misinformation presented. Registration is $70, inclusive of meals for
breakfast, lunch, and dinner Saturday, as well as breakfast on Sunday.
The seminar is hosted by NABS and the Illinois affiliate. We are happen to
help students financially on a case-by-case basis.
Finally, we have been working closely with state agencies to ensure they
received information ahead of time and can understand the need for such an
I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have!
Thanks and love,
Kathryn C. Webster
President | National Association of Blind Students
A proud division of the National Federation of the Blind
Nabs.president at gmail.com | www.nabslink.org | @nabslink
From: NABS-L <nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Anna Givens via NABS-L
Sent: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:10 PM
To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Anna Givens <annajee82 at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [NABS-L] Midwest Student Seminar
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
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>
> 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
> 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:
> tion 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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