[PACapitalChapter] Meeting notes 3-21-20
jaedpo96 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 20:28:47 UTC 2020
Thanks for the update.
Also, Brian Mackey needs bank statements for the first quarter of 2020 by Apr 15.
Hopefully, everything will be straightened out by then.
> On Mar 21, 2020, at 3:39 PM, Carlton Anne Cook Walker via PACapitalChapter <pacapitalchapter at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Thank you, Carole.
> I'm sorry to have missed the meeting. Given all the closings, etc., I
> wasn't sure we would have our meeting. I'm glad to hear that it went well.
> Regarding the treasury, the account just recently got transferred. However,
> I do not have the actual account number. There are old, voided checks in
> the paperwork I received, and I thought those had the account number on
> them. However, when I reviewed the more recent account statements provided
> to me I noticed that the final account numbers on the statement did not
> match (in any way) the account number on the old checks. With bank branches
> semi-closed, I have not had any luck trying to get the actual account
> number. (This is not really something that can be done at a drive-through.)
> I will continue to work on this matter. Again, thank you for the update.
> I wish everyone well. Take care,
> Carlton Anne Cook Walker
> Attorney at Law
> BEAR--Blindness Education and Advocacy Resources
> Teacher of Students with Blindness/Low Vision
> President, National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)
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>> On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 2:39 PM CAROLE via PACapitalChapter <
>> pacapitalchapter at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> Our chapter held a Conference Call meeting due to Coronavirus social
>> distancing regulations on gatherings.
>> -Those in attendance were, Lynn Heitz, Jason Polanski, Hillary McFadden,
>> Mark Pickens, Jerry Curello & Carole Cruise.
>> -There was no secretary report due to change of secretaries.
>> -There was no treasurers report due to absence of treasurer.
>> -There was informal conversation about the Coronavirus and it’s impact on
>> NFB members & society at large. Everyone was encouraged to stay in touch &
>> reach out to give or if help is needed.
>> Old Business;
>> - location of BELL is confirmed at same location as last summer.
>> -a lead teacher is in place
>> -Carole & Jason will volunteer throughout the week.
>> -Hillary volunteered to come read to students but realized she will be at
>> the beach that week.
>> -Jason wants to work on increasing membership through community outreach.
>> -Jerry suggested reaching out to Visual Resources for a possible
>> presentation about the NFB and our chapter at one of their monthly meetings
>> (once they resume) he knows a contact there named Nancy.
>> -Jason mentioned a few potential members he knows of and he will attempt
>> to contact them.
>> -Lynn said through the White Cane program she has access to a possible
>> list of people around Harrisburg.
>> -Lynn suggested trying to reconnect with those who have attended only 1
>> meeting in the past to talk to them.
>> -Jason is in contact with Justin Salisbury from Philadelphia who is
>> knowledgeable and quite active concerning legislative issues. Justin
>> offered to mentor our chapter to become more involved with advocating to
>> legislators since we are located in the state capital.
>> -Jason mentioned the Aim High federal bill supporting accessibility
>> issues. He is going to try to get Messiah College to write a letter of
>> support of the bill to PA legislators.
>> -Mark suggested contacting HACC and Temple’s Harrisburg office for
>> additional letters of support.
>> -another interest is the pending bill for Parental Rights parenting
>> legislation. This is particularly important to support the rights of blind
>> parents. Lynn shared we need both republican & Democrat support for the
>> bill to move forward.
>> -short discussion about possibly looking for a meeting sight in or closer
>> to Harrisburg.
>> Meeting was adjourned at 11:30 am
>> Submitted by:
>> Carole Cruise
>> Secretary of PA Capital Chapter
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