[NFBOK-Talk] NFB Senior Division 2nd Conference call 4/13/16
jmassay1 at cox.net
Tue Apr 5 21:45:30 UTC 2016
>NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
>Second Conference Call Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Churchgoing--Making
>Everyone more Comfortable with Our Blindness moderated by Tom Anderson,
>president of the national Association of the Blind in Communities of
>Tom Anderson is a longtime Federationist who has taught Braille for
>several years at the Colorado Center for the Blind. He now resides in
>Kansas and has been the moving force behind the NFB in Communities of
>Faith group. Please join him as he moderates this all-important topic.
>Share your thoughts and suggestions and strategies.
>The numbers to dial are the same:
>712-432-1500 with access code:
>759633pound. You will then be asked if this is correct as you hear the
>access code repeated that you just dialed. You are prompted to press
>(1) if the code is correct. You then announce yourself by stating yor
>name, and, you are entered into the conference call.
>The time for the calls remains the same as well:
>1:00 Pacific time.
>I understand, in the past, we have had people join us from other time
>zones such as Hawaii. We are delighted that you have joined the call
>and hope you will continue to do so. Please determine for yourself the
>time to enter the call if you live in another time zone other than
>those listed above.
>the call if missed, can be listened to again with a playback number
>which will be given a few hours after the calls have taken place.
>The main playback number is: 712-432-1202. You will then be asked to
>choose from a menu of numbers from 1 to about 13 up to 17 as each call
>is put on the list in sequence of dates in which the conference call
>In order to obtain the best possible sound for these calls, it is
>recommended that each caller, after dialing in, press star 6 which puts
>you in a mute mode. You will be able to hear everything during the
>call but background noise from your location will not disturb others
>listening in on the conversation. When you wish to speak and enter the
>discussion, press star 6 once again and you will be released from the
>mute mode and able to participate.
>It is also highly recommended that each person wishing to speak state
>his or her name and wait for the moderator to recognize you before
>speaking. We can have too many people trying to seek the floor at one
>time and chaos can occur. The moderator will do his very best to
>recognize as many callers as possible however, he will determine the
>order in which speakers poceed.
>Again, when finished with your comments, press star 6 once again to go
>back into mute mode to facilitate better, uncluttered communication for
>everyone. If using your speaker on your phone, you can also put the
>star 6 mute mode and listen just the same. However, in the past, we
>have heard people moving about their home with their speaker on. So,
>please, please use the star 6 mute mode so you and everyone else can
>hear more clearly.
>Please share this information with your friends and especially
>newcomers to the federation family. I look forward to hearing and
>speaking with many of you in the next several weeks.
>NFB Senior Division
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