[NFB-NM] At Large Chapter Agenda NFBNM

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At Large Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico June 27,2023
Janet Montoya Is inviting you to a scheduled zoom meeting
Topic: NFBNM At Large Chapter zoom meeting
Date/Time: June 27, 2023 06:30 PM Mountain Standard Time (US and Canada)
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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.
Join us for social time at 6:30pm.
Meeting starts at 7pm.
Zoom etiquette tip:
Please use your real name during the meeting
1.7pm Call to Order, Janet Montoya, President
2.Rollcall, Daphne Mitchell, Secretary/Treasurer
3.Introduction of Guests, Daphne Mitchell, Secretary/Treasurer
4.Reciting of the NFB pledge
I pledge to participate actively in the efforts of the National Federation of the Blind; to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind; to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its Constitution.
5.One Minute Message, read by Ann Rutherford, Board member
The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and their dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.
6.Approval of the Agenda 
7.Approval of the Minutes from the May meeting
8.Treasurer’s Report, Daphne Mitchell,     secretary/treasurer
9.Presidential Release Tara Chavez, Affiliate President 
The presidential release is an important part of our meeting. This gives us all an equal chance to hear from our NFB President, Mark Riccobono and to stay connected with what is going on at the National level.
10.  Topic of discussion: SHOPPING tips and tricks such as: home delivery, shopping on-line, shopping collaborative, in-store assistance, scan and go app? Share your experiences.
11.Committee Reports 
a.	Membership, Chair Frank Maestas, Board Member
b.	Legislative, Chair Larry Lorenzo, member
c.	Philosophy, Daphne Mitchell, Sec/Treas
d.	Fundraiser, Chair Will Harmon, member
 <https://gotsneakers.com/fundraiser-program/> Fundraiser Program - GotSneakers
Suggestions: get permission to place a drop off box at a local gym class, shoe store, place a flyer with the box. E-mail me requesting a flyer 
   When you register make payments payable to At Large Chapter - NFBNM
12.Birthdays for this month
13.Open discussion, next meeting July 25, 2023 starts at 6:30
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you on June 27th.
NFB 2023 Virtual Experience Registration
We are excited to offer opportunities for engagement and connection to participants who are unable to attend the convention in-person. Details the 2023 National Convention Virtual Experience, a dedicated online space for exclusive convention activities, are coming soon. Registration for the virtual experience is separate and at no cost.  <https://nfb.org/civicrm/event/register?id=573> https://nfb.org/civicrm/event/register?id=573
Board Members 
Janet Montoya, President, nfbnm.alc.president at gmail.com
Mario Hooee, Vice President, nfbnm.alc.vp at gmail.com
Daphne Mitchell, Sec/Treas, nfbnm.sec/treas at gmail.com
Frank Maestas, Board Member, nfbnm.alc.board at gmail.com
Ann Rutherford, Board Member,  <mailto:nfb.nm.alc.board2 at gmail.com> nfb.nm.alc.board2 at gmail.com
Chair: Will Harmon, member,  <mailto:wehfsv at hotmail.com> wehfsv at hotmail.com
Chair: Larry Lorenzo, member,  <mailto:4lorenzo.l at gmail.com> 4lorenzo.l at gmail.com
Chair: Daphne Mitchell,  <mailto:nfbnm.sec/treas at gmail.com> nfbnm.sec/treas at gmail.com
Chair: Frank Maestas, nfbnm.alc.board at gmail.com
Membership dues or donations can be sent to German Benitez
Here is the information you need if you should decide to join the chapter:
In order to pay your dues, of $5.00 for the year, please send a check or electronically send money through PayPal. Please makes checks payable to NFBNM placing At Large Chapter Dues in the memo line.
Please send checks/money orders to:
German Benitez, Treasurer
3416 B Herrera Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-702-5044
Email:  <mailto:nfbnm.treasurer at gmail.com> nfbnm.treasurer at gmail.com
 If using PayPal, search for  <mailto:nfbnm.treasurer at gmail.com> nfbnm.treasurer at gmail.com. Please remember to include a little extra to cover the goods and services fee that PayPal takes out from the Affiliate. My suggestion would be fifty cents or more to cover the fee. Dues are $5 per year, this will cover you through December 31, 2023. Please put “At Large Chapter dues” in the message field on PayPal.
Janet Montoya, President At Large Chapter
National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico
nfbnm.alc.president at gmail.com <mailto:nfbnm.alc.president at gmail.com> 
Live the life you want.
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