[NFBV-Potomac-Announce] Tech fair Notes From April 8 Planning Meeting and April 11 Chapter meeting

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Thu Apr 18 21:40:44 UTC 2019

Next Meeting: April 22, 8:00 pm.


Call-in numbers:  

Phone:  (605) 472-5481;

Access Code: 304571 pound


Fair Date and Location:  June 22, 10:00 - 2:00, Lion Village Community House
is confirmed.  


Demonstrator still needed:  Nancy spoke with Cathryn re student


Video description;

Shopping services;


Navigation devices;

Draft flyer:  Sarah is working on this.  She will find graphics and shorten
Flyer.  We will also have text version.




Centers for Independent Living;

Libraries:  Arlington, Alexandria and D.C.

Arlington papers and TV;

Magazines:  Arlington, Alexandria and Northern VA Magazine;


VDBI, DC and MD agencies;

High school contacts;

Parents of Blind Children;

Event Bright;



Refreshments:  snacks at no charge.


door prizes donated by restaurants, etc.  Maybe 1 drawing per half hour.
Need someone to coordinate door prizes.


Chapter meeting discussion


Cathryn and Evelyn interested in participating on Committee.


Add low tech items for newly blind - playing cards etc.


Cathryn suggested Apple Watch;


Android: maybe Cathryn and Joe O.


Additional Internet of Things:  Matt White is coordinating this item;  if
you have suggestions, please get in touch with him.


Nancy Yeager


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