<div><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Hello Sports and Recreation Division NFBNJ Members:</span><br><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><br></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Hope
all is well. Listed below are the final minutes from the </span><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">December 19, 2018 conference call and the
agenda with instructions on how to participate with the </span><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Wednesday, January
16, 2019 division conference call that will be held at 8:00 pm.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Please
share with others as we build our division. Let’s spread
"CPS" Communicate, Participate and Share” with the goal of
supporting and encouraging other blind and vision impaired individuals to live
the life they want by participating and socializing in the sports, recreational
and spectator events they desire. The sky is the limit and we are stronger then
we think we are—We Got This!</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Regards,<br>
Linda Melendez, President <br>
Sports & Recreation Division of the National Federation of the Blind of New
Jersey<br>
</span><a href="tel:(732)%20421-7063" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">732-421-7063</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><br>
Email: </span><a href="mailto:lindamelendez220@gmail.com" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">lindamelendez220@gmail.com</span></a><u><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(5,99,193)"></span></u></p>

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</span><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">National Federation of
the Blind of New Jersey</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Sports &
Recreation Division 12<sup>th</sup> Conference Call Meeting</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Date: Wednesday,
December 19, 2018</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">1. Roll Call: 21
members and guests in attendance</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Officers:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Linda Melendez,
President</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Annemarie Cooke, Vice
President</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Geri McGinty,
Treasurer</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Misty Hagan, Tony
Santiago</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Johanna Baccan, Debbie
Bloomer, Tracey Carcione, Ada Crandle, Linda DeBerardinis, Jerry Fontenelli,
Rick Fox, Renee Freiling, Mike Halm, Phil Harrison, Ken Lawrence, Marian Lee,
Brian Mackey, Andrew Rees, Sherry Rollins</span></p>

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Guest:  Mel Scott</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">2. Vice President
Annemarie Cooke called the meeting to order at 8:02 pm. Annemarie thanked Brian
Mackey, Division Secretary emeritus, for taking great minutes and also thanked
Misty Hagan, Board Member and Chair of the Reminder Call committee, and the members
of the Reminder Call Committee for making these very important reminder calls.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">3. Conference Call
Etiquette: Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Annemarie Cooke went
over the etiquette for our conference call meetings. To review what the
etiquette is. Please refer to the January agenda or the December 2018 Sports
& Rec Division Line-Up for detailed information.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">4. Welcome: Annemarie
Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">The Sports &
Recreation Division of NFBNJ has two purposes. The first purpose is to promote
and share this division with other blind and vision impaired individuals so
they can become members of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey.
The second is to encourage and promote our members to become involved in
sports, recreational and spectator activities on a state, local, and individual
level.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">5. Minutes:   Minutes
are sent to paid members through our Announcement only email distribution list.
<br>
<br>
a. Annemarie Cooke asked if any of the paid members did not receive the October
2018 minutes and all members indicated they received the minutes. Sherry
Rollins motioned to accept the October 2018 minutes as presented, seconded by
Misty Hagan, and unanimously approved.<br>
<br>
b. Annemarie Cooke asked for a motion to pass the November 2018 Business
Meeting Minutes as presented. Andrew Rees motioned to accept the November 2018
minutes as presented, seconded by Ada Crandle and unanimously approved.<br>
 </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">6. Treasury Report:
Geri McGinty, Treasurer Sports and Recreation Division NFBNJ</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Beginning Balances:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">General Account:  $664.71</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">State Events:   $1,000.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Bring One Win One Challenge Restricted Funds:  $200.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">PAC Plan Restricted Funds:  $240.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Combined Division Balance: $2,104.71</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">General Account:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Income:<br>
 Dues: 
$155.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">State Convention Raffle:    $417.50</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends:  $365.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Total Income:    $935.50</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Expenses:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">PAC Plan (November):  $10.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">PAC Plan (December):  $10.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Boscov’s Payment to NFBNJ:  $50.00<br>
NFBNJ Scholarship Fund Donation:  $100.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Total Expenses:  $170.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Ending Balance:  $1,430.21</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Ending Balances:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">General Account:   $1,430.21</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">State Events:  $1,000.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Bring One Win One Challenge Restricted Funds:  $200.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">PAC Plan Restricted Funds: $240.00</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Combined Division Balance:  $2,870.21</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Misty Hagan motioned
to accept the treasury report as presented, seconded by Phil Harrison, and
unanimously approved.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">7. Washington Seminar
Donation: Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

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have been encouraged to send contributions towards Washington Seminar to the
affiliate treasury. Geri McGinty motioned to donate $200 to the state affiliate
earmarked for Washington Seminar, seconded by Brian Mackey, and unanimously
approved.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">8. 2019
Membership:  Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Currently, we have 42
paid members! To join the division, individuals must be a resident of New
Jersey and pay yearly dues of $5.00. Only paid members will have the right to
make motions, vote, serve on committees and run for office, and receive
messages through the division’s email announcement list. If no dues are paid,
they are considered participants and do NOT have the same rights as members.
Checks and money orders must be made payable to Sports & Recreation
Division NFBNJ, and write 2019 dues in the memo field. For additional
information, please reference the December 2018 Sports & Rec Lineup.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">9. New Jersey NFB Book
Club: Jane Degenshein, Book Club Moderator</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">This quarter’s book is
The Power of Love; how Kenneth Jernigan changed the world for the blind” by
Ramona Walhof (DB86625). If you know you are attending, please complete the
registration form at </span><a href="http://www.nfbnj.org/book-club-registration" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">www.nfbnj.org/book-club-registration</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">. For additional information, please reference
the December 2018 Sports & Rec Division Lineup.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">10. State Convention
Brief Update: Linda Melendez, President Sports and Recreation Division NFBNJ</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Linda Melendez thanked
all who assisted with making our 42<sup>nd</sup> state convention a
success. We had record numbers of people attending. Linda reported that during
the four days of the convention, she walked a total of 75,000 steps (32.66
miles). We honored Joe Ruffalo for his 25 years of service as our affiliate
president by publishing a joke book in print, Braille, and audio. The proceeds
from the joke book sales would be put into the Joe/Rose Ruffalo Memorial
Scholarship fund account under the affiliate treasury. To keep it a surprise,
personal funds were used to print the books. Printing of the joke books in
Braille by the national office cost a total of $112.50 out of Linda Melendez’s
pocket. Linda is being reimbursed for the amount by the affiliate. Brian Mackey
motioned that we donate $112.50 to cover the cost to print the books in Braille
to the affiliate treasury, seconded by Tony Santiago, and unanimously approved.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">The 43<sup>rd</sup> state
convention will take place November 7<sup>th</sup> to 10<sup>th</sup> at
the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel. Additional details are being worked on. For
additional details on the state convention, please reference </span><a href="http://www.nfbnj.org/state-convention" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">www.nfbnj.org/state-convention</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">11. Old Business:</span></p>

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Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">The Pre-Authorized Contribution (PAC) Plan is
a method where members, affiliates, chapters, divisions, and others can give a
regular and automatic donation to the Federation every month to support our
National programs. Some of these programs are the distribution of free
literature, funding the Free White Cane program, funding the Free Slate and
Stylus program, fund legal battles, assisting with the national scholarship
programs and provide free web hosting through </span><a href="http://www.nfbnet.org/" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">NFBNet.org</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">.
The minimum donation is $5 a month ($0.17 a day) and there is no limit. We
increased our monthly PAC Plan donation from $10.00 to $20.00 a month during
our division business meeting at the 2018 state convention. Please consider
joining the PAC Plan family and contact Mac Biggers at 801-916-9753 or </span><a href="mailto:macbiggers@yahoo.com" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">macbiggers@yahoo.com</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"> b. Fund for New Jersey Blind
Grant:  Linda Melendez</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Linda Melendez
announced that we have been awarded a grant from the Fund for New Jersey Blind
in the amount of $2,000.00 for a leadership seminar.  The planning
committee will have details and information at the February 2019 meeting.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">c. Elections: Linda
Melendez</span></p>

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business meeting at the 42<sup>nd</sup> state convention, we re-elected
Tony Santiago and Misty Hagan as board members. In addition, Trish Ebel was
elected as a board member and Vee Gaspa was elected as secretary to complete
Brian Mackey’s unexpired term. Linda Melendez thanked Dawn Ferrara and Brian
Mackey for their service on the board. Linda also congratulated all who were
elected. Even though Brian is no longer a member of the board and will not be
eligible to renew his membership in 2019 due to residing in Pennsylvania, Linda
will still find jobs for Brian.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">12. New Business:</span></p>

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Holiday Party January 5th: Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Annemarie Cooke
reminded all to sign up for the 10<sup>th</sup> annual After the Holiday
Party, which is taking place on January 5<sup>th</sup> from 1 to 5 pm at
the Knights of Columbus Hall in Belleville. This location is Access Link
accessible. Additional information is available at </span><a href="http://www.nfbnj.org/holiday-party" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">www.nfbnj.org/holiday-party</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">. If you have questions, please contact Joe
Ruffalo at 973-743-0075 or </span><a href="mailto:nfbnj1@verizon.net" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">nfbnj1@verizon.net</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">b. Save the
Date:  April 13 Comedy Night Joint Joe and Rose Scholarship Fund
Fundraiser: Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">The NFBNJ and UNICO
will be hosting a joint Comedy Night Joe and Rose Ruffalo Scholarship Fun
Fundraiser on April 13th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Belleville. This is
the same location as our After the Holiday Party and is Access Link accessible.
Additional details will be distributed through the NFBNJ listserv after January
5th.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">c. Supermarket
Educational, Outreach and Fundraising Events: Linda Melendez</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Linda Melendez
conducted a conference call to go over how to run a successful educational
outreach fundraiser. Last year the division raised about $2,600 from these
fundraisers! Please consider contacting your supermarket by the middle of
January to get a date on their calendar to coordinate an event to raise
awareness about the NFBNJ, find new members, and raise funds for our programs
and projects.  Contact Linda Melendez for assistance at 732-421-7063 or </span><a href="mailto:lindamelendez220@gmail.com" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">lindamelendez220@gmail.com</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">13. Smithsonian
Experience:  Tracy Carcione</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Tracy Carcione, member
of the Sports and Recreation Division shared her great experience visiting the
Smithsonian Museum and highly recommend that other blind and vision impaired
individuals contact them for an audio described and sensory tour. Please
reference the December 2018 Sports & Rec Division Lineup for additional
information.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">14. January Conference
Call Schedule:  Annemarie Cooke</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">There will be two
meetings taking place on January 16, 2019. The New Jersey NFB Book Club meeting
will take place on the Technology Division conference call line starting at
6:45pm. Our January 2019 meeting will take place that same night on our usual
line starting at 8pm. Please reference the December 2018 Sports & Rec
Division Lineup for the call-in information.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">15. BlindAlive and Eyes-Free
Fitness  Free Downloads: Mel Scott</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Mel Scott discussed as
our Spotlight Speaker. After five years of operation, BlindAlive is going out
of business and she is allowing individuals to download all her accessible
workouts for free until December 31, 2018. The workouts are in zip files on her
website, </span><a href="http://www.blindalive.com/" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(17,85,204)">www.blindalive.com</span></a><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">. Mel walked everyone through how to download
the files through their computer or iPhone. Annemarie Cooke inquire if the
files can be downloaded to the Victor Stream. Since the files are zip files on
her website, you will need to unzip the files prior to uploading to your Victor
Stream. Linda Melendez inquired what is needed to upload the files onto the
servers of the NFBNJ website. Mel stated that we will need to make sure there
is enough room on the server to accommodate the files. Mel estimates they will
take about 10 GB of storage space. Brian Mackey will check on the server’s
available storage space, and will put them on our site if there is.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">16. Round the phone:
All</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">We tabled this agenda
item due to music suddenly playing on the conference line after Mel Scott left
the call.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">17. Tony Santiago
motioned to adjourn, seconded by Misty Hagan, and unanimously approved. Vice
President Annemarie Cooke adjourn the meeting at 8:55 pm.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Respectfully submitted
by Brian Mackey, Secretary Emeritus (in absence of Vee Gaspa, Secretary)</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Reviewed by Linda
Melendez, President</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">****<br>
National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey<br>
Sports & Recreation Division Conference Call Meeting Agenda<br>
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019<br>
Time: 8:00 pm<br>
Call: </span><a href="tel:(605)%20468-8005" style="color:blue" target="_blank"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">605
468-8005</span></a><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><br>
Access Code: 460994 followed by the pound sign<br>
Please dial in 5 to 10 minutes prior for roll call and follow conference call
etiquette </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><u><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Agenda</span></u></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">1.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Welcome: 
Linda Melendez, President Sports and Recreation Division NFBNJ</span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">2.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Roll Call: Vee Gaspa, Secretary Sports and
Recreation Division NFBNJ </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">3.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Minutes: Vee Gaspa </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">4.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Treasury  Report: </span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Geri McGinty, Treasurer Sports and Recreation
Division NFBNJ</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"></span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">5.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">2019 Membership:  Linda Melendez</span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">6.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">    </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">New
Jersey NFB Book Club Update: Jane Degenshein, Book Club Moderator </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">7.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">    </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Division
Business:<br>
a. On-Line Calendar of Events: Linda Melendez <br>
b. Division Announcement List Serv: 
Linda Melendez<br>
c. Submission Process for Spot Light Speakers, Topics or Events:  Linda Melendez</span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">8.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">    </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Old
Business:<br>
a. Gift Wrapping Fundraisers:  Linda
Melendez   <br>
b. Supermarket Educational, Outreach and Fundraising Events: Linda Melendez<br>
c. After the Holiday Party Recap:  Linda
Melende<br></span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">9.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">   </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">New
Business:<br>
a. 2019 Division Appointments:  Linda
Melendez <br>
b. Mall Walks:  Trish Ebel, Sports and
Recreation Division Board Member and Linda Melendez </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">10.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman""> </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">February
Conference Call Schedule:  Linda Melendez
</span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">11.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman""> </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Spot
Light Speaker:  <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Tammy Freitag, President </span>National Krafter’s Division </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">12.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman""> </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Additional
Comments:  Joe Ruffalo</span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">13.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman""> </span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Round
the Phone: </span></p>

<p class="m_7268475638093619420gmail-MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">14.<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">
</span></span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Adjournment:</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Agenda Respectfully Submitted By: Linda Melendez, President<br>
Sports and Recreation Division NFBNJ</span><span style="font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"> </span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Conference
Call Etiquette:</span></b><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><br>
</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Please mute yourselves after the
treasury report by pressing star 6. You will hear muted if done correctly. Star
6 again to un-mute yourself when needed. </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Please hold all questions until the end of each agenda
item or when the floor is opened for questions.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">To speak,
please announce yourself by giving your last name, wait to be recognized and
then you may have the floor. </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Keep comments
and questions brief and on the current topic; remember others may want the
floor to speak. </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Please do not
interrupt individuals who are currently speaking.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Non Agenda
items can be discussed during round the phone or after the conference call has
been adjourned.  </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif">Thank you all
in advance for your understanding and cooperation.</span></p>

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<span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><br clear="all" style="break-before:page">
</span>

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</div>-- <br><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature">Regards,<br>Linda Melendez<br>732-421-7063<br>Email <a href="mailto:lindamelendez220@gmail.com">lindamelendez220@gmail.com</a> </div>