[Ohio-talk] REMINDER: 2018 Flying Pig BLT Station

Sheri Albers sheri.albers87 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 04:16:13 UTC 2018

Good evening everyone,

Wow, has our affiliate been busy? Don't sit down yet, you still have the
opportunity to come down to Cincinnati for the Flying Pig Marathon on Sunday
May 6, 2018, to volunteer for the Flying Pig BLT Station! The Cincinnati
Flying Pig Marathon is celebrating their 20th anniversary and we can be
proud to be a part of it.


For the third year in a row, we will line up at Mile 9 of the Half Marathon,
on Madison Road, and cheer on runners and hand out Puffs tissues to them as
they go by. For this task, the affiliate will get paid $500! All we need to
do is make sure we have 30 members, family and friends signed up to
participate. For those of you who were there, you will remember how much the
runners appreciated us, not only for the tissues, but for the moral support
we were able to provide. This is a great way for us to give back to the
community, while getting the brand of the National Federation of the Blind
of Ohio out in the public!


On the morning of May 6, we will plan to meet in the GCB parking lot at 1501
Madison Rd Cincinnati OH 45206 at 6:30 AM. We will then walk down to our
spot along Madison Rd at Mile 9 and get ourselves ready for the runners. We
are usually done by 9:30 AM. Then it's time for a hearty breakfast. More
specific details will  follow.


As of today, we only have 8 volunteers, and the last day to register is
April 27, 2018. Please talk to your chapter members and make your travel
plans soon! Thank you so much for your service.


Here are the instructions to register as a volunteer:

1) Follow the direct link below to the online volunteer registration site:


2) Find and select  National Federation of the Blind of Ohio    from the
Group list 

3) Complete Required Volunteer Information 

4) Use blt (all lower case) as the group password when asked near the end of
the form. 

5) Click "Get Me Registered" to submit your information

You will immediately receive a confirmation email.


Thank you everyone and Let's go build the Federation!

Best Regards,

Sheri Albers, Vice President

National Federation of the Blind of Ohio


Sheri.albers87 at gmail.com


The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the
characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles
between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want;
blindness is not what holds you back.


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