[nfb-talk] Future NFB Conventions

Bryan Schulz b.schulz at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 26 09:35:49 CST 2009


hi,

it seems you haven't considered the schedule, you really think a community 
project will be accomplished when there is never enough time to attend all 
of the various meetings, go thru the exhibit hall, and check out something 
interesting in the host city?

Bryan Schulz

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Darian Smith" <dsmithnfb at gmail.com>
To: "NFB Talk Mailing List" <nfb-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2009 4:34 AM
Subject: Re: [nfb-talk] Future NFB Conventions


> New Orleans makes alot of sense to me.
> it's helping out the economy, and maybe interested convention-goers
> would get together and try to do something in the community to help
> with restoration (seeing as alot of work needs to be done)
> post-katrina.
>  Darian
>
> On 11/25/09, David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com> wrote:
>> I would love to come there -- but because of its success as a tourist
>> destination, it is unlikely that we could get the hotel rates we are
>> accustomed to paying.
>>
>> The exception to this is New Orleans, but we haven't been there in
>> about 15 years.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> At 11:00 AM 11/25/2009, you wrote:
>>>You know, it might take some bit of nagotiation, but I would love to
>>>see National convention in San Francisco. I mean, think of the
>>>possibilities... You  can have people touring the city, students could
>>>visit  both San Francisco state and UC Berkley,  Guide dogs for the
>>>blind is  basically right across the goldengate bridge, oh, and did  I
>>>mention the goldengate bridge? you can have  the march crossing the
>>>goldengate bridge.
>>>  and  for those people who like baseball and tend to visit the ball
>>>yard... AT&T Park is about  as pretty of a park as they come. you can
>>>take the bus and find some good food about anywhere in the city.
>>>  Not to mention that you could  get alot of attention by just being
>>> in san fran.
>>>  Besides,  one of our historically great leaders came from northern
>>> california.
>>>  I think  that's  all amazing reasons  to  make  a national convention
>>>a golden gate event.
>>>   Darian
>>>
>>>On 11/25/09, d m gina <dmgina at samobile.net> wrote:
>>> > thanks Mike I will do just that.
>>> > Sure would love to see NFB in Colorado again.
>>> >
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