[Ohio-talk] Buckeye Update

Eric Duffy eduffy at deltav.org
Sun Apr 14 12:30:44 UTC 2013


I am surprised it took you so long. I was going to say you gave me kidney
stones, but I couldn't figure out how to work that in there.

Eric

-----Original Message-----
From: Ohio-talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Payne,
Richard L (GE Capital)
Sent: Sunday, April 14, 2013 8:12 AM
To: NFB of Ohio Announcement and Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Ohio-talk] Buckeye Update

I feel so much Scrip pressure. Then you will tell me that I am not ordering
enough. I am just kidding guy I am paying attention. Richard


-----Original Message-----
From: Ohio-talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Eric
Duffy
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2013 9:14 AM
To: NFB of Ohio Announcement and Discussion List
Subject: [Ohio-talk] Buckeye Update

National Federation of the Blind of Ohio Buckeye Update, April 12, 2013
	The Board of Directors meeting will take place on Saturday April 20,
at 10:00 AM. This is an open meeting, and you are invited and welcome to
participate even if you are not on the board. If you have items you would
like to be sure we discuss, please contact me. To participate in the meeting
please call (605) 475-4875. Use access code 201909 followed by the pound
sign.
	Please get sold tickets and money for the parents gift card drawing
to Carol Akers early next week. She must have them before Friday. Send
everything to Carol Akers 80 Morse Rd., Apt B. Columbus OH 43214. 
	I hope you are all buying and selling tickets for our iPad drawing.
Tom Ruth has sold 45 at last count that I had. I want to Thank Tom and
acknowledge that he is significantly ahead of me in sales. That is a huge
acknowledgement on my part. It is almost as bad as losing a competition to
Mark McClain. 
	Representative Marcy Kaptur is the latest Ohio cosponsor to be added
to H.R. 164. Barbara Pierce's team met with her office during the Washington
Seminar. 
	The Cleveland chapter is having a representative from Marcia Fudge's
office come to the May meeting. All of us need to do this. Congratulations
William H., and chapter.
By now I hope everyone has signed the petition to change the law so that it
is no longer legal to pay sub minimum wages to workers with disabilities. If
you have not done so please do it by the board meeting next Saturday. Go to
https://www.nfb.org/fair-wages-petition

	Richard Payne please pay special attention to this paragraph. The
next Scrip order is due by 7:00 PM., May 5. Please get signed up for Scrip
and create a Presto Pay account in time to order in May.
	The following announcement comes from the NFB of Missouri. Listening
to a streamed convention is the next best thing to being there. I plan to
listen to as much as I can. Here is the announcement: The 51st Annual
Convention Of The National Federation Of The Blind Of Missouri To be
Streamed Live

The NFB Of Missouri state convention will be streamed live from Jefferson
City Missouri April 12th thru April 14th the schedule is as follows: 

Friday set up and test stream during the state board meeting 3:30 PM to 5:00
PM Saturday morning session 8:15 AM to 12:00 PM Saturday afternoon session
1:30 PM to 5:00 PM The banquet 6:30 PM to 9:30 Pm (or when the band starts
to play which ever is later) Sunday morning session 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

to listen to the stream go to http://www.nfbmo.org if you have flash
installed the stream will start after a few seconds of buffering if it
doesn't you may use the pull down choose your preferred media player and
than click on the listen now button if you hear music during the time the
convention is in session then we are having a break if you hear it any other
time it means we are not in session if you hear nothing that we are having
technical difficulties. You may send support request to 

	nfbmostream at gary-springfield-mo.net or call 417-353-7493.

Gary Horchem
NFBMO Webmaster

	We are continuing to make progress in our effort to have a
successful BELL Program in Ohio. We now have at least five students who have
applied. Please help us spread the word to recruit children ages four to
twelve. We will also be conducting a seminar for all parents of blind
children at the end of the program regardless of whether or not their
children have participated in the BELL Program. We still need funding for
BELL. If your chapter or division has not made a contribution in support of
BELL please consider doing so immediately. 
	Next Thursday I will have kidney stone surgery once again. But I
will continue working hard for our movement until then, and I will be ready
for our board meeting on Saturday.



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