[nagdu] Activist of the Year

Steven Johnson blinddog3 at charter.net
Sat Jan 4 20:17:01 UTC 2014

Very nice!  Congratulations Albert!

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From: nagdu [mailto:nagdu-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Albert J Rizzi
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Subject: [nagdu] Activist of the Year

My Blind Spot, the clear view to diversity.


Long Island Accessibility Activist Honored by Outlook-Long Island 

My Blind Spot Founder Albert Rizzi Seeks Independence, Empowerment, and
Inclusion for the blind, the Visually Impaired and the print disabled.


For Immediate Release (January 4, 2014) - The Clear View News is proud to
announce that Outlook-Long Island ( <http://www.OutlookLongIsland.com>
www.OutlookLongIsland.com), publishers of the premier magazine for the LGBT
community on Long Island NY, will honor My Blind Spot (
<http://www.MyBlindSpot.org> www.MyBlindSpot.org) Founder and CEO Albert J.
Rizzi as Activist of the Year at its 8th Annual Gala.


Each year, Outlook-Long Island elects winners in different award categories
and celebrates their many accomplishments. Rizzi, who in 2006 unexpectedly
and completely lost his sight, became an advocate for the blind and visually
impaired, providing education, building awareness, and working to achieve
the development and dissemination of assistive technologies. The Activist of
the Year Award recognizes his tireless efforts to promote equality for
people of all abilities. 


Join Outlook Long Island and Rizzi for an evening of dinner, drinks,
dancing, and celebration on Saturday, January 25, at The Thatched Cottage (
<http://www.ThatchedCottage.com> www.ThatchedCottage.com) in Centerport, NY.
For more details about the event, to order tickets, or to place a journal
ad, visit

 <http://www.outlooklongisland.com> www.outlooklongisland.com



Access Equals Ability, infinite possibilities.

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Albert J. Rizzi, M.Ed.
Founder and CEO
My Blind Spot, Inc.
90 Broad Street - 18th Fl.
New York, New York  10004
 <http://www.myblindspot.org/> www.myblindspot.org

PH:  <tel:917-553-0347> 917-553-0347

"The person who says it cannot be done, shouldn't interrupt the one who is
doing it."


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