[PACapitalChapter] Meeting notes 3-21-20

Jason Polansky jaedpo96 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 20:28:47 UTC 2020

Hi Carlton, 
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
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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.
>> NewBusiness:
>> -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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