[Nfbc-info] Travelling around the state and meeting with blindpeople

ckrugman at sbcglobal.net ckrugman at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 17 04:16:33 UTC 2012

Hi Mary,
We enjoyed having you in Fresno and you are welcome back any time.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary Willows" <mwillows at sbcglobal.net>
To: "NFB of California List" <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:29 PM
Subject: [Nfbc-info] Travelling around the state and meeting with 

> Hello All:
> I want to tell you about a wonderful trip that I just took to Fresno. 
> Yes, I said Fresno.  You maybe asking yourself why anyone would spend five 
> days in August in Fresno.  So let me tell you about the tales of an 
> affiliate president.
> I took Amtrack from Oakland to Fresno to spend time with some blind 
> friends. I met several new people at the Central Valley Chapter meeting on 
> Saturday. The president of the chapter, Jan Kafton, will be organizing a 
> group to educate the public outside of a big Goodwill Industries facility 
> on Saturday, August 25.  The members of the chapter were enthusiastic 
> about the commitment of the NFB to getting minimum wages for all disabled 
> workers.
> Then, on Monday, I spoke to a group at the Valley Center for the Blind. 
> There I also met many wonderful people who are putting on programs for 
> young people and adults in the Fresno area.  I made a lot of new friends 
> and promised to keep in touch.
> All of the people I met are planning on attending the fall convention in 
> Los Angeles on October 18, 19, 20 and 21.  I encourage all of you to start 
> getting your hotel reservation so that you can go to our website and 
> pre-register for the convention.  In fact, here are the links for the 
> hotel and the pre-registration form.
> http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/L/LAXESES-NFB-20121018/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
> You will need your hotel confirmation number to fill in the 
> pre-registration form which is located at
> http://www.formstack.com/forms/?986187-OKrkn0JGXG
> See you soon-
> Mary Willows, President
> National Federation of the Blind of California
> mwillows at sbcglobal.net
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