[NFBMO] 2019 Washington Seminar
sbwright95 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 17:35:33 UTC 2018
Just sending a follow-up regarding the 2019 Washington Seminar. At our
September 29 NFB of Missouri State Board Meeting, the board voted to assist
four members to attend the 2019 Washington Seminar by appropriating $3,000..
Here are the details:
The Washington Seminar will be January 28-31.
We will stay at the Holiday Inn Southwest, where meetings will be held and
we will meet with our Missouri Congressional Members and Senators on the
Hill during the seminar.
Members interested in attending can submit their name by December 1 to the
State President to be considered to receive funding to help them participate
in the seminar. It will not be enough to cover the entire need but will help
significantly . .
I will consider the pool of interested persons and try to select the best
geographical representation, someone who has experience, and someone who has
never been before. WE have 8 congressional districts and we want our team to
be balanced. Those who are not selected to receive funding are still welcome
to participate. Unfortunately state affiliate funding is limited to 4 at
I will make the decision and contact those selected shortly after December 1
to allow everyone to make their reservations and travel plans by
For more information, please feel free to contact me or your chapter
president. The Washington Seminar is both exciting event and lays the
groundwork for the rest of the year. It is one of the highlights in the
Federation year. If you will be available January 28-31 and want to
participate, please let me know
Shelia Wright, President
National Federation of the Blind of Missouri
7928 NW Milrey Drive, Kansas City, MO 64152
President at nfbmo.org <mailto:President at nfbmo.org>
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