[NFBOK-Talk] NFB Oklahoma 2021 Virtual State Convention

atfarnum at gmail.com atfarnum at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 02:43:39 UTC 2021

Please join the National Federation of the Blind of Oklahoma for our annual
state convention to be held virtually on November 13 and 14, 2021.
Registration is free to all. Please visit http://nfbok.org/state-convention/
for more information and to register.


We have many exciting presenters lined up focusing on numerous topics of
interest to blind individuals. Some of the highlights include:


A panel discussion of blind business owners who will speak about their
experiences starting and running a successful business. Included on the
panel are J.J Meddaugh - owner of ATGuys.com and host of the Blind Bargains
Podcast, George Wurtzel - master craftsman and woodworker who teaches
woodworking classes and sells his creations all over the country, Laura
Legendary - owner of Elegant Insights Braille Jewelry and Jean Brown, Author
and former spa owner.


Norma Crosby, President of the NFB of Texas will speak about Silver Bells, a
program to help blind seniors learn the essential skills of blindness.
Additionally, Duncan Larsen from the Colorado Center for the Blind will
present about CCB's programs available for blind seniors.


The Oklahoma Library for the Blind will present about all the services
available to blind Oklahomans and the new changes being implemented in the
NLS talking book program.


We will have a panel discussion featuring blind Oklahomans from a variety of
backgrounds to share their experiences with diversity and intersectionality.


We will have a representative from Ski for Light to talk about the program
and explain how blind people go cross-country skiing. 


And if that's not enough, we will be talking about Able accounts,
legislative initiatives of interest to the blind, NFB Newsline and so much


Please join us for this fantastic convention. Although it is free, we still
need you to register in order to be eligible for door prizes and to receive
the Zoom links. If you have questions or require assistance with
registration, please contact me at 405-590-6110. I am not always available
to answer my phone but please leave a message and I will get back to you as
quickly as possible. Thanks and I hope to chat with you at convention.


Warmest regards,


Audrey T. Farnum, J.D.

First Vice President

National Federation of the Blind ofOklahoma


info at nfbok.org <mailto:info at nfbok.org> 

www.nfbok.org <http://www.nfbok.org> 


Live the life you want.



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