[Vabs] Fwd: Spread the Word: NABS Cafe Feb. 6, 2012
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From: Sean Whalen <smwhalenpsp at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 01:03:43 -0600
Subject: Spread the Word: NABS Cafe Feb. 6, 2012
To: nabs-l at nfbnet.org, List for NABS State Presidents
<nabs-presidents at nfbnet.org>
Please find attached, as well as pasted below, all the info on NABS’
exciting fundraiser taking place on Monday February 6. As you make your
plans for Washington Seminar, please plan to drop in and support NABS and
the important work we all do together. It promises to be a great time, so
stop on by, and tell all your friends!
Please forward this message to anybody you know who might be interested in
attending. Your assistance in getting out the word is most appreciated.
When: Monday, February 6 from 8:00pm to midnight
Where: The Discovery II room of the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street SW,
What: Live music; silent and live auction; cash bar, free snacks; and the
chance to meet and mingle with new friends and old, while supporting the
National Association of Blind students
How Much: $5 with advanced purchase and $7 at the door
Why: Because it’s going to be Awesome!
The National Association of Blind Students would like to cordially invite
you to attend NABS Café 2012!
Drop in between 8:00 and 9:00 pm to place silent bids on an excellent list
of auction items (including: a pair of Disney Park Hopper passes, a week in
a luxury 6 bedroom vacation home on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a
SmartView video magnifier, a Victor Reader Stream, gift baskets from Lush
and Mary Kay, iPod accessories, chocolate, wine, and so much more), and then
stick around throughout the night as all-star auctioneer Jacki Brown brings
items live, while entertaining bidders and spectators alike!
>From 9:00 to midnight items will be auctioned off between sets of live
music, performed by some of the NFB’s most talented musicians, like Parnell
Diggs, Chris Danielson, Briley Pollard, Richie Flores, Sean Whalen, and
And, of course, there will be a cash bar, as well as light snacks available
at no charge.
So, come on out, bring your friends, and make some new ones! All are invited
to support the important work of the NFB students.
To prepurchase tickets for $5, see any member of the NABS board on Sunday
February 5, or before the event on Monday, February 6. We’ll be all over the
hotel, and making our presence known. You can also find us at the NABS
winter seminar in the foyer to Discovery II between 9:00am and 1:00pm, or at
our resource fair for blind students between 2:30 and 4:00 pm in the same
location. If you wish to prepurchase, but are unable to find a NABS board
member, please call, text or email Sean Whalen at 608 332-4147 or
smwhalenpsp at gmail.com. We will get you hooked up! Tickets will also be
available for $7 at the door.
We look forward to seeing you on Monday February 6!
"To dream what is possible and to put oneself in service of that dream is the
for a life well lived."
- Dr. Peter Benson
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