[Nmabs] A NABS conference call sunday sandwitch!

Darian Smith dsmithnfb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 19:23:25 UTC 2010

In the spirit of baseball season- Let's  go for a dubble-header; two
calls for the price of one!
 Please see below announcement
 Happy Late- week fellow  federationests/scholars,

 In response to a very engaging and interesting  list serve string
(or two) on training centers; The National Association of Blind
Students  membership committee  is  pleased to present to you all a
training center’s conference call.
 Some of the Speakers  contribuiting to  the discussion with their
experiences will include:   Karen Anderson (current student of the
LouisianaCenter for the Blind and Current   1st Vice president of the
National association of  Blind Students), Arielle Silverman(Graduate
of the Louisiana Center for the Blind and Current President of the
National Association of Blind Students), Amy  Phelps (Director of
Blind  Industries and Services of Maryland),  as well as  others who
have   an experience as a student in a successful training center
 On this call, we will  talk about  what an  National Federation of
the Blind training center is  and where they and state-ran   training
centers for the blind  tend to differ.
 We also will talk about  informed choice; what it means, why it’s
important, and  hear from individuals who have exercised their right
to informed choice in order to get the  training  they considered best
for themselves.
 And  we, of course will  discuss what  questions, comments, or
topics of interest  anybody wants to add to the conversation.
 All who are interested in going to a training center of some kind, as
well as those who are going or have graduated from a training center
are welcomed to take part in this very informative  and exciting
conference call.
 The call will take place on Sunday March 21st at 5:30 p.m. eastern
time ( an  hour and a half prior to  our “extra curricular activities”
 conference call.
 The call-in  information is  (218)339-3600
 Passcode  is 808277
 *Please note, that this conference line will be  utilized for  only
the training center conference call.  If you are interested in
joining the extra curricular activities conference call that takes
place after  this (you are more than welcome  to take part in both
the number  you’ll want to use is the  phone  number normally used for
the  membership conference  calls (712) 775 – 7100.*
 Thank you for your enthusiasm and great interest; we look forward to
seeing you on the call!
 Aimming  to please, empower and  inform,
 Your friendly nation wide Nabs Membership Committee.

Greetings fellow scholars!
 I think  you and I both know what time it is! ( time to get  those
mid terms back *sigh*)
 Actually,  it?s time for the National Association of Blind students
membership conference call! (presented by your not-so- local National
Association of Blind Students membership committee).
 This call will take place on Sunday march 21st (yep, this Sunday) at
7p.m. eastern time on the nabs conference line (712.775.7100,
passscode 257963).
 We will be talking about extra curricular a Activities, and we  will
have  Antonio Guimaraes of the membership committee, and current
student in Rode Island  and Cindy  Bennet;
 a student, and officer of the North Carolina Association of Blind
Students, to share their stories and encourage you to do the same.

 So, to recap:
Who:? The National Association of Blind Students membership committee.
What?:   nabs membership conference call
When?: Sunday! Sunday? Yes! Sunday! March 21st.

Where?:  I’m glad you asked!  Call712.775.7100 and don’t forget  to
use the passcode 257963 to gain entrance to the party!
Why?:  Because while class is  a very important  part of the learning
experience; getting into  the social aspects of scholastic life is a
very  important  and healthy thing.
 Need we say more? ? Doubted it. We look forward to seeing you there!
 Warm regards,
 The  NABS membership committee.

Darian Smith
Skype: The_Blind_Truth
Windows Live: Lightningrod2010 at live.com
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