[Ohio-talk] chapter news

Cheryl Fields cherylelaine1957 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 11:36:29 UTC 2018


 Happy white cane safety day! Akron, you are shaking and moving and such a
great direction. Keep up the great work. Go Browns? LOL

On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 1:33 PM Dave Bertsch via Ohio-Talk <
ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> Thanks Walter, and Sheri and Suzanne for the kind words and feedback!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ohio-Talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Walter
> Mitchell via Ohio-Talk
> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:27 PM
> To: 'NFB of Ohio Announcement and Discussion List'
> Cc: Walter Mitchell
> Subject: Re: [Ohio-talk] chapter news
>
> I am so happy to hear that the Akron chapter is moving in a positive
> direction. Keep up the good work, while building the Federation!
>
> Walter
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ohio-Talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Dave
> Bertsch via Ohio-Talk
> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:10 AM
> To: NFB of Ohio Announcement and Discussion List
> Cc: Dave Bertsch
> Subject: [Ohio-talk] chapter news
>
> Greetings Ohio Federationists, I was encouraged to share some of our
> ongoing
> activity during Meet the Blind Month.
>
> Yesterday our chapter participated in the Philomatheon Society of the
> Blind's Vision Awareness Fair in Canton. We got to share NFB information
> and
> resources with lots of terrific people, and meet with other groups, vendors
> and agencies we can work with as our chapter grows and moves forward.
>
> Throughout the morning and at our table, I had my NFB White Cane, and we
> told a lot of event attendees about the Free White Cane program. Several of
> our chapter members have received their own NFB White Cane over the last
> few
> weeks, and I know will use their canes proudly and confidently on October
> 15
> White Cane Safety Day, and every day.
>
> This past Saturday at Canal Park Stadium in Akron, we also got to share
> with
> attendees of the Akron Blind Center's annual White Cane Experience. It was
> great to see some old friends who are now involved in Lions and other
> groups
> supporting the blind, and especially great to see lots of our chapter
> members there serving in roles like staffing fundraising and informational
> tables, plus several led the crowd in singing the National Anthem and later
> performed in a Bell Choir. It was moving and just awesome!
>
> Next Saturday, October 20 we'll hold our third meeting as a Chapter of the
> NFB of Ohio. We'll be wrapping up our convention preparation, and be
> hosting
> a guest speaker from Akron Metro, to update us on public transportation for
> the blind in our area. If you'd like to attend, call me at 330-472-4084 for
> details.
>
> It's already a busy and exciting month.
>
> And can you believe, the Browns won again?
>
> Happy Meet the Blind Month everybody!
>
> Dave Bertsch
> Greater Akron
> Live the life you want.
>
>
>
>
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Wishing You All the Best,

Cheryl E. Fields


A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life
when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
--D. Elton Trueblood


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