[nFBMI-Talk] Reminder: Register for the 2019 Midwest Regional Student Seminar

Robert Earl Parsons robert.e.parsons at wmich.edu
Wed Feb 13 22:39:12 UTC 2019

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The 2019 Midwest Regional Student Seminar
"Owning Your Future"

Hosted by The National Association of Blind Students (NABS) and the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois (NFBI)
Offering opportunities for professional growth, confidence building, and employment readiness with regional peers and national mentors! Take advantage of empowering panel discussions, engaging presentations, and social networking possibilities. Attendees will have chances to learn about social, environmental, and academic issues that blind students face, along with strategies and skills to successfully navigate them.
Eligible Participants: Blind high school and college students living or studying in the Midwest states. Students from other areas are welcomed to attend.
When: March 15-17, 2019

Where: The Holiday Inn O'Hare,

5615 N. Cumberland Avenue,

Chicago, IL 60631
For Room Reservations: Call 773-693-5800. Mention NFB of Illinois to get the group rate

Registration: $70 per student and must be completed by Friday, February 15, 2019. The Michigan Association of Blind Students (MiABS) offers a $35 subsidy for students that need financial assistance.
Register at www.nfbofillinois.org/midwest-students-spring-seminar/registration<http://www.nfbofillinois.org/midwest-students-spring-seminar/registration>

Direct inquiries to Robert Parsons(rob.parso3389 at gmail.com) or (804) 801-7674

This seminar aims to show students that they are in control of their future. Together, we will highlight how to set goals, create ways to attaining them, and own your achievements. Each step is a stride toward greatness and with our help, you have an opportunity to shine in the academic and employment arenas. The power of networking starts here but opens a door of possibilities for your growth. Live the life you want, by owning your future and creating success!

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