[Nfbmo] FW: [State-affiliate-leadership-list] Indiana State convention Agenda

Gary Wunder gwunder at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 27 18:52:12 UTC 2015

For those interested, here is yet another agenda. We have 11 conventions
this weekend.


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Hi all,

Pasted below is the Indiana State Convention agenda!



Ron Brown

State President, NFB of In.






75th Anniversary

Live The Life You Want


State Convention 2015

October 30-November 1 2015

Double Tree by Hilton

  123 N. St. Joseph St.

South Bend In. 46601

(574) 234-2000


and Banquet. 75.00  

NFB Pledge


I pledge to participate actively in the efforts of the National Federation
of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind;
to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its



Friday Oct. 30, 2015


11:00 A.M.           Orientation to the hotel. Anyone needing orientation to
the hotel please see Ron Brown.

Hotel staff asks that you take your dog guides out to the small patches of
grass outside the hotel, or to the park across the street. 


12:00-1:00 P.M. Registration

Indiana room.


1:00-2:00 P.M. Parents Division 

Meeting. Amber Hall President.

Bethel room.


1:00-2:00 P.M. iPhone-KNFB reader App. Workshop. Tony Schnurr Presenter.
Saint Mary’s room. For those attending the workshop and are interested in
receiving a free copy of the KNFB reader App your name will be entered into
a drawing. Good luck to all.           


2:00-3:00 P.M. Android Technology workshop. Mike Dixon presenter. Bethel


2:00–3:00 P.M. Diabetics Division. Jean Brown, President.  Saint Mary’s

3:00-4:00 P.M. Merchants

Division. Joe Higdon, President. 

Bethel room.


3:00-4:00 P.M. Newsline Workshop 

Lee Martin and the newsline team

Saint Mary’s room.

5:00–6:00 P.M. Registration:

Indiana room.  


4:30-6:30 P.M. Exhibits, We would like to thank our Exhibitors: Helen
Phillips, Bosma Enterprises; Ed Vitu, Low vision aids and technology; Sign
up for Newsline, Lee Martin; Indiana Parents of Blind Children; Duneland
Chapter, Tam Jam; Merchants Division, travel mugs; Bob Roe, Your personal
safety company; Kelly Bisson, Vanda Pharmaceuticals.    

Make sure to visit and thank them for taking the time to come show their


4:30-6:30 P.M. Hospitality, Salon A. 


7:00-8:00 P.M. Board 

Meeting: Salon A. 


8:00 P.M. until Midnight.

Michianna Chapter presents an

Evening filled with music,

dancing and fun! Wear your

Halloween Costume and try to win

First prize in the costume

Contest! Enjoy the smooth sounds

of Goshen College’s own Lavender

Jazz band. Cash bar. A $2.00 

Entry fee per person will

Benefit the Student Division.  


8:00 P.M. Scholarship Committee:

Tammy Hollingsworth’s Room.



Saturday, October 31, 2015


7:00 A.M. Breakfast and Resolution writing with Tami Jones. Location TBA.  


8:00-9:00 A.M. Registration Indiana room 


The following Sessions will be held in Salons A & b. 


9:00 A.M. Convention called  

To order by Ron Brown, (President, NFB of Indiana)    


9:05 A.M. Invocation. 


9:10 A.M. Welcoming remarks

>From Michianna Chapter President; Matt Yeater. 


9:20 A.M. Welcoming remarks from the Representative from the Mayer’s office.
South Ben 


9:30 A.M. National Report from our National rep. Sam Gleese. 


10:00 A.M. Kathy Nimmer, Indiana 

Teacher of the year. 


10:45 A.M. Dr. Matt Maurer and

students from Butler 

University. Vision for our


11:30 A.M.  Mika Baugh, Rachael Olivara, Logan Anderson, Jamison Hunter.

STEM To you presentation.  


12:00 p.m. Lunch On your own.

Parents Lunch TBA. 


1:30 P.M. Representative from

Vanda Pharmaceuticals. 24 Hour

sleep disorder.

2:00 P.M. Have Cane will Travel.

Sarah Meyers, Chris Meyers and Matt Yeater.


2:45 P.M. Dozing with the Dinos.

Fishing for life. Dr. Matt Maurer and panel. 


3:30 P.M. Tammy Hollingsworth Bob Roe. Dogs, Kittens and all that Jazz.


4:00 P.M. A Fun Way to Fund

the Movement. 

5:00 P.M. Adjourn.


5:30-6:30 P.M. Trick-Or-Treat!


7:00 P.M. NFB Banquet: Grand Ballroom. MC, Matt Yeater. 

Key Note Speaker, Sam Gleese.



Sunday,  November 1, 2015


The following Sessions will be held in Salon A & B.


8:00 A.M. Worship and Devotions, Led by Michianna chapter Matt Yeater and
our national representative Sam Gleese. 


9:00 A.M. Convention called to

Order, President Ron Brown.


9:05 A.M. Invocation.     


9:10 A.M. Nominating committee 



9:15 A.M. Elections.


10:00 A.M. Audit committee Report.


10:05 A.M. Tami Jones,

Treasurer’s report. 


10:20 A.M. Chapter and Division



11:30 A.M. Resolution committee



12:00 Noon, Adjourn


Thanks to all of our committees!

We couldn’t do this without all

Of your help.  


Thanks to our Ad Book and other contributors.

Bosma Enterprises (317) 684-0600

Low Vision Center of Indiana (888) 811-3161

Freedom Scientific (866) 569-8474

MaxiAids (800) 522-6294



NFB of Indiana

Executive Board

Contact Information


Ron Brown, President                   ¬       (317) 205-9226


Pam Schnurr, Vice President   (317) 322-0901


Mike Dixon, Second Vice President

       (317) 809-2133 


Mika Baugh, Secretary (317) 408-0649    


Tami Jones, Treasurer              (219) 548-0076


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