[nfbwatlk] ACB Referrals

Mike Mello mike at mello.com
Wed Aug 25 02:07:54 CDT 2010


This list is archived for all to read forever. May they be friends or... not.
Lets try to remember that.
Besides, I would take it as a gift anyway, lol!
-Mike
On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 18:03:53 -0700, Marty Cartwright wrote:


>WOW! 

>  Do the ACB folks not even take geography in school? Or do then New England
>folks really think that they are the only thing that matters.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>Behalf Of Mackenstadt, Gary
>Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:31 PM
>To: nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org
>Subject: [nfbwatlk] ACB Referrals

>Recently, I have been handling the voicemail messages on the NFBW telephone.
>The other day we received a message from a woman who said that the ACB had
>provided with our number.  The woman said that her daughter was blind and
>would be starting college and would need financial help.  Since Rita is our
>scholarship committee chairperson, I gave the name and number to her for
>handling.

>Rita telephoned me today saying that the woman lives in Maine, and her
>daughter would be attending college in Tennessee.  Rita said that the woman
>told the person with the ACB where she was living and where the daughter
>would be attending college.  For some reason, the ACB provided the woman
>with the NFBW telephone number.  Rita provide the woman with all of the
>information, including the NFB national scholarship program.

>Since speaking with Rita, I have spent a couple of seconds (only a couple)
>analyzing this referral.  First of all, we can be glad that the woman now
>has the correct information.  Secondly, this may be another example of
>geography not being taught in our schools.  Or possibly, the state of
>Washington is a New England State, which means that my geography knowledges
>sucks.
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