[Ohio-talk] [Cinci-nfb] URGENT: 2018 Flying Pig BLT Station

Wanda Sloan wsloan118 at roadrunner.com
Tue Apr 24 18:50:00 UTC 2018

I would like to participate but this is first Sunday, and I have to sing
that morning.  If I can get there and leave by 9 am, I might do this.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ohio-Talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Deanna
Lewis via Ohio-Talk
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:02 AM
To: NFB of Ohio Cincinnati Chapter List <cinci-nfb at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Deanna Lewis <deannakay03 at gmail.com>; NFB of Ohio Announcement and
Discussion List <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Ohio-talk] [Cinci-nfb] URGENT: 2018 Flying Pig BLT Station

I really urge everyone to sign-up for the Flying Pig BLT Station. It's a lot
of fun and I really look forward to it each year. We really need your help,
if we don't have enough volunteers we will have to cancel, which will leave
many runners very sad and tissue-less.
Not to mention that our affiliate will not get the money for participating.
Please sign-up today, you will not be disappointed!

On 4/23/18, Sheri Albers via Cinci-nfb <cinci-nfb at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hello All,
> This is the last week to sign up to volunteer for our Flying Pig BLT 
> Station! Again, the event takes place on Sunday May 6, 2018. There is 
> still time to make your travel plans. I am putting out a special 
> challenge to my Cincinnati Chapter to step up and show the affiliate what
we are made of.
> 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 10 volunteers, and we are required to have 30.
> 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
> Here are the instructions to register as a volunteer:
> 1) Follow the direct link below to the online volunteer registration site:
> http://volunteer.getmeregistered.com/events/open_opportunities.php?id=
> 359
> 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
> 513.886.8697
> 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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