[NFBMO] Fwd: Fw: Fwd: Rest Commercialization Letter

Stan Magoon smagoon822 at aol.com
Sun May 20 11:45:29 UTC 2018



> On May 19, 2018, at 7:23 PM, Gene Fleeman via NFBMO <nfbmo at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Please read the email below and go to the link to fill in your name, email,
> and phone no. to send to your Senators and Representatives in Congress.
> Remember to ask send this to your friends and ask them to do so as well.
> Thank you,
> Gene Fleeman, Second Vice President
> National Federation of the Blind of MO
> http://www.nfbmo.org/ fsPresident, MO Assoc. of Blind Merchants
> *http://www.nfbmo.org/node/65 <http://www.nfbmo.org/node/65>*
> (573)-855-9667
> gfleeman55 at gmail.com
> Live the life you want
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Gene Fleeman <hero.diningservices at yahoo.com>
> Date: Thu, May 17, 2018 at 6:28 PM
> Subject: Fw: Fwd: Rest Commercialization Letter
> To: Sharon Fleeman <gfleeman55 at gmail.com>
> *National Association of Blind Merchants*
> *Let Congress Hear From You: Just Say No to Rest Area Commercialization*
> President Trump has asked Congress to pass legislation that will allow
> states to create private / public partnerships to commercialize the
> interstate rest areas. If Congress does pass such legislation, several
> hundred blind entrepreneurs will lose their livelihoods as travel plazas
> with fast food establishments and other retail outlets replace their
> vending machines. The National Association of Blind Merchants joins other
> national organizations such as the National Association of Truck Stop
> Operators, National Association of Convenience Stores, and National
> Automatic Merchandising Association in opposing such legislation. Congress
> needs to hear from every blind entrepreneur in the country as well as their
> friends and families. Congress needs to know how such legislation will
> impact the lives of blind people. Click on https://nfb.constituentvoice.
> net/alert/us-nabm_online_letter_to_congress_commercialization/message/
> congress/write, fill in your contact information, and hit “Submit.” A
> letter from you will be generated and sent to both of your U.S. Senators
> and your member in the House of Representatives. Then ask your friends and
> families to do the same. Post it on social media. Let’s generate thousands
> of letters.
> *The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the
> characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
> expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles
> between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want;
> blindness is not what holds you back.*
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