[Ohio-talk] Fw: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Successful Streaming of National Convention

Dr. Smith jwsmithnfb at verizon.net
Fri Jul 17 11:04:41 UTC 2009


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JW

Dr. J. Webster Smith
President National Federation of the Blind of Ohio
P.O.BOX 458 Athens, Ohio, 45701-0458
Phone Number - 740-592-6326
"Changing What it Means to be Blind"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "C. Smyth" <cs.nfbwv at verizon.net>
To: "NFB Affiliate Presidents List" <nfbaffiliatepresidents at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:35 PM
Subject: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Successful Streaming of National 
Convention


> With the efforts of one of the NFBWV's visually impaired college students, 
> Jennifer Heath, and the streaming of the national convention, West 
> Virginia now has another member, Kerri, who is a visually impaired college 
> student.  Some of us have talked with Kerri from time-to-time, but she 
> just wasn't interested in the NFB.  We didn't even realize Jennifer was 
> friends with her.  After the national convention, Jennifer called Kerri to 
> ask her if she wanted company for a few days.  While Jennifer was at 
> Kerri's apartment, they called me on the speaker phone, and I got to talk 
> with Kerri and dispel many of her misconceptions about the NFB.  Kerri 
> also mentioned that she has been checking out our national website and 
> from what she was reading realized that some of what she heard must not be 
> true.  Kerri also stated that she listened to the national convention via 
> streaming, and was very inspired.  I am so pleased that everything came 
> together just right for Kerri to change her mind about
> us.
>
> Charlene Smyth
> NFBWV President
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