[nfb-talk] Fwd: from MD Parents of Blind Children

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Nov 10 20:22:33 CST 2009

>Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 20:29:07 -0800 (PST)
>From: SUSAN POLANSKY <sepolansky at verizon.net>
>Subject: from MD Parents of Blind Children
>To: dandrews at visi.com
>  Can you please post this updated information from the Maryland 
> Parents of Blind Children.   Thank you; Susan Polansky President, 
> MDPOBC   Beginning on October 19th, the Parents Division will be 
> offering tickets to benefit the organization. The one selected 
> donor will receive a 5th Generation IPOD Nano. It has an 80 GB 
> drive and can store up to 2000 songs, 8 hours of video. This is a 
> fully accessible IPOD: Spoken menus allow listeners to hear many of 
> the names of menus, song titles, and artists without viewing the 
> screen. An alternative large font can make menus easier to read. A 
> high-resolution LCD display with adjustable contrast and backlight 
> settings makes it easier to read in low light. Captions in video 
> are displayed when they are present using a legible, high-contrast 
> white-on-black font Full details on this product can be found at: 
> http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_ipod/family/ipod_nano?mco=MTA4NTE3Mzg 
> Donationare $5.00 each. There will only be a 100 tickets made 
> available for this event, so the chances are VERY GOOD!  As an 
> added bonus, you will receive a CD-ROM of "The Accessible IPOD" by 
> the National Braille Press. To obtain a ticket, please email 
> Treasurer, Bob Watson at bob at brailleenterprises.com. He will 
> provide the mailing address for you to send your donation.  If 
> would like to request a particular number (from 1 to 100), state 
> this in an email request to mdparentsofblindchildren at gmail.com. It 
> will be assigned to you, provided that number has not already been 
> selected. You will get a confirming email to verify your entry 
> number once your check has been received.  We will update this 
> website with information when the allotted number of tickets have 
> been sold.Drawing will be held when 100 tickets have been sold, no 
> earlier than November 15, 2009 at the State Convention in Ocean 
> City Maryland and not later than December 19th during the
>  Baltimore Chapter Holiday Repast at the National Center for the 
> Blind. We will ship the IPOD in time for anyone wishing this as a 
> Christmas present. Winner need not be present.

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