[Ohio-talk] information that you need with reminders

grob702 at gmail.com grob702 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 16:08:12 UTC 2016

Hello Richard also, I wanted to also let you know that I have done three fundraisers for Cincinnati technical Academy for the children who are disabled and helping them raise funds for the school and I am also on the volunteer board with helping at the school thank you so much

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> On Oct 7, 2016, at 4:35 AM, richard via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> I wanted to get the reminders out so you could go build the federation. 
> CRYSTAL agreed to help with this here is what she said so please work on
> this.
> President Payne has asked me to post some information about a fundraiser we
> are having at the state Convention.  The affiliate is asking that each
> chapter put together a "basket" for an auction during the banquet.  A
> chapter could donate a single item or a basket full to be auctioned.  Be
> creative, the value can vary $20 and up as high as you want.  It could be
> and OSU flag, tickets to a concert or a Browns Game, a Christmas wreath,
> candy from your local chocolate shop. It could be a basket full of bath and
> body works or a thirty-one bag. The choices are endless. If you have gift
> certificates to a restaurant it might be helpful to make it a chain so it
> would appeal to more buyers. I f you would bid on it hopefully others will
> as well. This fund raiser is not just for chapters. Individuals who have an
> item or basket of items are also encouraged to donate them.  Start getting
> your ideas together and look for more information soon.  Thanks for all your
> You can make your room reservations now for the state convention by using
> the following information.   Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
> 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, Ohio 44131
> (216) 447-1300 the room rate is good until October 21 so get your
> reservation taken care of. 
> Chapter and Division Presidents, please pay attention to the following
> information. If you want to be a part of the Gavel Award Competition, or if
> you want to nominate someone for an award, you must have your material to
> Shelbi Hindel by October 9, shelbiah1 at gmail.com <mailto:shelbiah1 at gmail.com>
> If you decide not to submit a report for the competition, You must still
> submit a report due one week before the convention November 4/2016. Chapter
> and division reports, membership lists, and dues must all be in by then
> after that time any one or all of these items are considered late and the
> offending chapter or division is subject to a fine of $25. 
> Shelbi also needs to know who will represent your chapter on the nominating
> committee. The members of this committee are appointed by chapter
> presidents. The president of the affiliate selects the chair from among the
> members. Please let Shelby know who will represent your chapter as soon as
> possible. shelbiah1 at gmail.com <mailto:shelbiah1 at gmail.com>
> National Federation of the Blind of Ohio - 2016 Convention 
> DoubleTree Independence
> 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, Ohio 44131 - (216) 447-1300
> November 11-13, 2016
> Pre-Registration Form and Payment Instructions
> We are accepting pre-registration for the 2016 NFBO Convention through Nov.
> 1. Follow the instructions as indicated below to register for our 70th
> anniversary convention and purchase your banquet ticket. Convention
> attendees may also purchase a boxed lunch and join one of the scheduled
> meetings by selecting from the options listed below. Email the completed
> form to rchpay7 at gmail.com and mail a check made payable to NFB of Ohio, to
> 6922 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Be sure to place "Convention
> Registration" on the memo line. You can also register online and pay by
> credit card by using the link http://nfbohio.org/new/registration/.
> Convention Attendee Information
> Name:                                       
> Address:                                     
> City/State/Zip:                                
> Email    :                              
> Cell Phone:                     
> Home Phone:                   
> Work Phone:                    
> Please answer Yes or No to the next two questions
> Is this your first NFBO convention?           
> Would you like a Braille copy of the agenda?          
> Convention Tickets
>                Item Amount
> 2016 NFBO Convention Pre-Registration Ticket - $15.00            $
> Note: Registration after Nov. 1 is $20.00.
> 2016 NFBO Banquet Ticket - Sat., Nov. 12 - $35.00
> $           
> Note: Banquet Ticket price after Nov. 1 is $40.00.
> If attending the banquet, please indicate a meal preference by choosing one
> of two options listed below.
> Choose one - place an X in the space next to your meal preference.
> Meat               
> Vegetarian               
> Ohio Association to promote the use of Braille 
> Breakfast - Sat., Nov. 12 - $18.00
> $            
> Boxed Lunch - Sat. Nov 12 - select one of the 3 options listed below.
> Ohio Organization of Blind Seniors Meeting - $18.00
> $             
> Ohio Association of Guide Dog Users Meeting - $18.00            $
> Other - To-Go Lunch - $18.00
> $            
> If Box Lunch is selected, please indicate your meal preference from the list
> below.
> Choose 1- please an X in the space next to your meal preference
> Italian Sub                
> Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap            
> Vegetarian Wrap             
> Total Due
> $                
> Convention registration and meal orders are not valid unless payment is
> received. Email the completed form to rchpay7 at gmail.com and mail a check
> made payable to NFB of Ohio, to 6922 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Be
> sure to place "Convention  Registration" on the memo line.
> I wish to make a donation (always appreciated) of $         to the National
> Federation of the Blind of Ohio. My check with the memo line "Donation" has
> been sent to the Murray Ridge Rd. address
> <2016 Convention registration Form.docx>
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