[Tall-Corn] FW: [Nfbnet-members-list] NFBCO Workshops week 6
Scott Van Gorp
svangorp at nfbi.org
Tue Apr 21 13:11:52 UTC 2020
Good Morning Again Federationists:
I thought Id send out the events that Colorado is doing if youre looking
for something to liven things up during the week. Ive done a few of the
Friday events, and theyre really well done. If anyone has events or
workshops you think we can do in Iowa, let me know and well get to work on
Scott Van Gorp, President
National Federation of the Blind of Iowa
<mailto:svangorp at nfbi.org> Email
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Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] NFBCO Workshops week 6
The NFBCO team is excited to offer another week of exciting Zoom content!
Join us Monday-Friday at 5PM mountain time for a little education and some
Monday, April 20 5PM Mountain
My Blindness Monday
Meet Maureen and hear her story. Blindness and a rare genetic disorder have
not stopped Maureen from being a fantastic mother, finishing her degree, and
serving blind people.
Tuesday , April 21 5PM Mountain
Make your own hand Sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and sugar scrub
Gather your ingredients and make your own hand sanitizer, disinfectant
wipes, and sugar scrub along with us. Here is what you will need:
3 Parts isopropyl alcohol (you can substitute 140 proof Everclear)
1 Part aloe Vera gel
Essential oil as desired (tea tree, eucalyptus, or lavender have
Container for storage
Mix 3 parts isopropyl alcohol to 1 part aloe vera gel. Add Tea tree oil or
other essential oil, if desired.
12 fluid ounces of isopropyl alcohol
2 teaspoons of glycerol or glycerin, for moister
1 tablespoon hydrogen peroxide
3 oz. distilled water (substitute boiled and cooled water)
Few drops of essential oil
Pro tip: consider using oil other than lavender so that your disinfectant
spray stands out :)
Add all to spray bottle.
1 roll paper towel,
1 tablespoon bleach
If you do not want to use bleach, use a different disinfectant cleaner, such
as Mr. Clean, Pine-sol, Lysol, but make sure it is a disinfectant. Vinegar
and baking soda are not disinfectants.
2 Cups water
Serrated edge kitchen knife
cut paper towels in half with serrated edge kitchen knife.
Mix 1 tablespoon bleach to 2 cups water
Place each side of paper towel roll into a air tight container. If you are
using a tall container, it can be used as a dispenser. If flat container,
make sure lid is sealed after each use.
Pull out cardboard center and discard.
Pour water solution over the paper towels and leave to absorb.
1/2 granulated sugar
1/2 Cup coconut oil
10-12 drops essential oil if your choice
(Peppermint, lemon, orange, lavender, or any of your choice
Some oil blends are
Grapefruit and peppermint
Rose and vanilla
Peach and ginger
Be creative with oils
8 oz jar with lid
Melt coconut oil to blend better
Mix all ingredients.
Wednesday, March 22 5PM Mountain
Join us for a quick seven minute body weight only workout. We will learn the
moves, do the workout, and discuss ways modify this workout for your fitness
level. This workout is great for all fitness levels. Wear comfy clothes and
bring your water.
Thursday, April 23, 5PM Mountain
Are you a parent of a blind child teaching your kiddo to use a cane. Maybe
you are blind or low vision and need to learn some basic cane travel
technique. Whether you are a beginner or a well versed traveler with advice
to share, join NOMC and long time cane travel instructor David Nietfeld as
he introduces audio travel lessons and shares his expertise.
Friday, April 24 5PM Mountain
Join Us as we put our philosophy to the test with some stimulating and
thought provoking questions. Would you ever let a blind person take care of
your newborn? Would you use a blind person for home repairs? How about
electrical work? Would you let a blind hair dresser cut or color your hair?
We will consider these questions and more. Come prepared to participate.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 595 506 6474
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If you need assistance please reach out to jbbeecham at gmail.com
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