[Nfbmo] Iowa Pocket Pledge

Michael D. Barber m.barber at mchsi.com
Sun Apr 19 21:57:11 UTC 2009

Iowa Pocket Pledge

How many of us have memorized the NFB Pledge?  How many of us still 
stumble through the pledge?  Oh, don't raise your hands.
I am pleased to announce that the National Federation of the Blind of 
Iowa will have available at our affiliate table at the NFB convention 
in Detroit a small plastic card, developed by our own Sarah 
Cranston,  containing the NFB Pledge.  Because we are celebrating the 
200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, and because we are 
totally committed to the Braille literacy program of the National 
Federation of the Blind, the pledge appears in Braille and can be 
carried in your pocket, your purse, your note taker case, or wherever 
you like.  Oh, and did I say they are free?
The pledge cards are free and can be picked up at our table in the 
Exhibit Hall.  Oh, and while you're at our table, please avail 
yourselves of the opportunity to pick up one or several pairs of our 
famous Iowa stainless-steel folding scissors, which are $5 a 
pair.  You always need a pair of good scissors, and they make 
excellent stocking-stuffers at Christmas time.

See you in Detroit.  Oh, and don't forget to register for the March 
For Independence.  I've already raised $700.

Michael D. Barber, president
National Federation of the Blind of Iowa
<mailto:m.barber at mchsi.com>m.barber at mchsi.com
(515) 771-8348

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