[Nh-north-country] North Country Chapter report/dues forboardmeeting.
nelson.mannahouse at verizon.net
Thu Oct 30 15:57:35 UTC 2008
Good to hear Carmella s response , I have similar thoughrs . Though I have
not responded before it is hard for me to get to meetings . I am in favor
of the chapter paying the fee to belong . Let me know if and when a
meeting is planned . Marianne
----- Original Message -----
From: "Guilbert Vickery" <citizen at ncia.net>
To: "New Hampshire North Country Chapter List" <nh-north-country at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:26 AM
Subject: Re: [Nh-north-country] North Country Chapter report/dues
> Thank you for your updates, considerations, and commitments. I truly
> think we are all still connected, but sometimes it unfortunately takes
> some tragedy or even specific illnesses to regroup.
> Please don't forget the referral system that the NFB provides when you
> meet someone who is blind. The person you identified would be a good
> example how the NFB can be a referral, and support system. I feel at
> times although there are great state agencies, and organizations there
> sometimes is specifics to qualify which can be a barrier. Regarding
> Brandon I am truly sorry to hear this. I didn't know, and now more than
> ever I think we all need to meet, regroup, and for purposes like this
> discus how to assist. I do think the chapter should provide for some
> financial support, and if you could bring these specifics to a meeting we
> could even ask the state affiliate to possibly match a donation.
> So please either call me or continue this dialog. I've been nothing but
> right out straight myself, but the way my world goes I find that extra
> hour when needed. Take care.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carmela P. Quail" <cpq at verizon.net>
> To: "New Hampshire North Country Chapter List"
> <nh-north-country at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 6:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [Nh-north-country] North Country Chapter report/dues forboard
>> Hi Gil,
>> I have been thinking of the chapter a lot lately. I have several
>> who are blind............they think that their life is over now. I just
>> referred one to NHAB....and he was so excited....then he was told that he
>> had to have vision in order to see the keys to used a voice activated
>> computer....he is crushed!!!!!! UGH!
>> I am in favor of paying the $50.00 and would be appreciate if you would
>> the report. I wish that we could re-activate the chapter........I am
>> limited now due to health issues but am interested in pursuing this. I
>> that Betta really misses the support and think that she may be interested
>> being active again also.
>> Thanks so much to you and Julie and Kylie for all your efforts with the
>> magic show....great job! Wish I could have been there. The tech show was
>> smashing success...congrats!!!
>> Also, been meaning to write to the chapter re Brandon Wentworth. He has
>> cancer for several months now. He had a full-time job at Wal-Mart and had
>> short-term disability for a while. He thought he had long-term
>> but because he didn't read the fine print, he did not have long-term. He
>> without income now and his mother has been very concerned for the family.
>> She has been asking that someone do some fundraising. I just can't do
>> now....but I was wondering if the chapter would consider making a
>> and perhaps he would come back to our chapter too.
>> I am in favor of meeting.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Guilbert Vickery" <citizen at ncia.net>
>> To: "New Hampshire North Country Chapter List"
>> <nh-north-country at nfbnet.org>
>> Cc: "John Oakes" <JOAKES3 at roadrunner.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2008 10:01 AM
>> Subject: [Nh-north-country] North Country Chapter report/dues for board
>>> Greetings to all NH NFB North Country Chapter folks:
>>> I'm posting this note as next Saturday the NH State Affiliate will be
>>> conducting a board meeting in Concord. I know we all have busy lives,
>>> although we have not met in a while I would like to provide updates to
>>> board as requested. I am most willing to submit a report along with our
>>> annual chapter fee of $50 if you all think we can authorize to do so.
>>> of our past highlights include the Walter Childs Magic Show in
>>> the Access Technology Expo also in September, and some outreach that
>>> Julie, and I have provided specific to advocating on behalf of a young
>>> girl with a vision impairment that attends the NH Community college here
>>> in Littleton. a special thanks to Julie's daughter Kylie for her
>>> and bringing this to Julie's attention. In addition I've been following
>>> the SSIL group with their meetings, and supports to bring in new
>>> If anyone has additional information to add please do so that I can
>>> compile this report in preparation for the board meeting. Now one last
>>> topic, the chapter fee. If you all agree on this I probably could ask
>>> Julie to get the $50 from the treasury so that I can submit to the state
>>> affiliate. If not we can request a waiver, but I think from the current
>>> status of our treasury it would be in the best interest to pay the dues.
>>> Also stay tuned as we are hopeful to receive another Imagination Fund
>>> amount sometime in the future.
>>> I hope everyone is doing well. Maybe a goal to start the New Year will
>>> to find some time to have a meeting, and just get together. In fact we
>>> might want to think about an invitation to the various communities to
>>> gather others with vision impairments. I'm certain we can always find a
>>> space like the Italian Oasis or a place where we all can meet. Take
>>> Gil Vickery
>>> We Don't Laugh Because We're Happy
>>> We're Happy Because We Laugh!
>>> Gil Vickery
>>> "I'm On The Road To Shamballa"
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