[PACapitalChapter] Capital Chapter Meeting Notes 6-20-20
jaedpo96 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 16:45:58 UTC 2020
It's actually the TenBroek fund, after Jacobus TenBroek the founder of the NFB
> On Jun 20, 2020, at 11:18 AM, CAROLE via PACapitalChapter <pacapitalchapter at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Attendance: Jason Polansky, Hillary McFadden, Christine Callahan, Tim McCarthy & baby Roy, Nic Spohn, Carole Cruise
> Zoom number for meetings: 1-312-626-6799
> Meeting began at 10am and adjourned at 10:48
> -Tim shared that he’s having trouble getting information on voting accessibility for the blind in Cumberland County. He was told that there are many new people & they are trying to figure it out. Hopefully by the national Election in November.
> -National Convention July14-18
> -Registration now closed but many general session meetings will be accessible by computer or phone.
> -Zoom will be the platform for the meetings
> -the Convention agenda should be available in the next few days online. There is currently a brief outline version online.
> -lots of effort has been made to make events run smoothly. There are considerations for time zone differences. There may be some glitches but hopefully all will be worked out.
> -Jason encourages everyone to attend as many sessions as possible as valuable information and important resources will be shared
> -if you’re out & about you can still participate by dialing in on your phone
> -Nic Spohn our scholarship winner will be recording his speech to play at convention
> -there may be a PA caucus meeting but that is still to be determined
> -there was discussion about our Capital Chapter possibly getting together during convention at Jason’s to listen to a general session and maybe ordering pizza. Jason will send out a survey to the chapter to see who is interested in participating.
> -Jason will contact Carlton to discuss chapter contributions to Pembrook Fund, White Cane Fund & Sun Fund during convention
> -no chapter meeting in July due to overlap with convention
> -next meeting August 19 at 10am
> Respectfully Submitted by:
> Carole Cruise
> Secretary, Capital Chapter
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