[Nfbc-info] March Presidents Notebook

Joy Stigile joystigile at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 07:03:38 UTC 2018

Greetings Federationists,


After attending the Washington Seminar we have much work to do.  Contacting
our California representatives is a must!  


Californians, please contact your congressman/congresswoman and ask them to
co-sponsor the following issues:

1.     Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act (S.
2138/H.R. 1772)

2.     Access Technology Affordability Act (S. 732/H.R. 1734)           


National Federation of the Blind of California 

 Outreach Activity


I am requesting your participation

At the

Jazzy Fryday

Place: Second Baptist Church (Griffith Hall)

2412 Griffith Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045

March 16, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Featured artist: Diane Schuur, Blind pianist and singer

Also featuring

Arrietta Woods, Blind harpist and singer

Come and bring a friend to enjoy an evening of music and delicious food

Donation: $20.00


Members of the Federation will educate the public through skits 

to help dispel myths and misconceptions about blindness.



Reminder: Make your reservation for the 2018 National Convention at the
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL.  For reservations call



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 we want.


Ever Lee Hairston, President

National Federation of the Blind of California


P 323.654.2975


Pathfinder chapter of Los Angeles cordially invites you to join them at
Applebee's restaurant for a fundraiser to help some of the member's costs
for the California State Convention.  They will meet at Applebee's on
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 12129 Imperial Highway, Norwalk, from 11:30 a.m. to

1:30 p.m. 


Rochelle Houston, President Pathfinder Chapter of Los Angeles

Treasurer National Federation of the Blind of California


Riverside San Bernardino Chapter

4th annual Membership Recruitment Event.  March 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to
noon at the Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street, Riverside.  Enjoy good
people, food and fun. Come Join them and learn about the National Federation
of the Blind of California! 


Carmen Weatherly, President Riverside San Bernardino Chapter


San Fernando Valley Chapter

Have you ever found yourself wondering if the answers your Rehab counselor
gave you didn't seem correct?  If so, you will want to join the members of
the San Fernando Valley chapter as they learn their rights as a client of
the Department of Rehab.  Not a client, you should still attend as you could
assist someone in the future.  Rebecca Hoyt a client assist program
specialist will give you all the information you need and answer all of your
questions, on Saturday, March 10th, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tarzana Providence Medical Center, North Conference Building

The location is 18321 Clark street, Tarzana, the cross street is Reseda
Blvd.  Please rsvp by Wednesday March 7 so we can provide enough chairs and
materials for everyone.


Robert Stigile, President San Fernando Valley Chapter

Second Vice-President National Federation of the Blind of California



Joy Stigile, Editor



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