[MD-AtLarge] Meeting reminder and Minutes
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The next meeting of the NFB At Large Chapter will be on Tuesday, June 19th
at 8 pm. Please note there is no message from the national president in June
because he is getting ready for the national convention. We will be
discussing voting, NFB newsline, and some short reflections from members.
The call-in number is 641-715-3272. The access code is 720125. Look forward
to talking to you tomorrow. Please read the May minutes below:
At Large Chapter Meeting Minutes for May 15, 2018
Presidential Release was started at 7:30 Pm
The meeting was started at 8:00 PM by Margarete Woods, President
Approximately 13 members on the call
Elections took place
Margarete Woods was elected President
Sandra Burchette was elected Vice President
Danielle Earl was elected secretary
Sharon Maneki was elected treasurer
Terri Curby and Daniel Johnson were elected as board members
Sharon asked for all to pay dues if you have not done it yet.
Possible fund raiser with Baltimore clay works was discussed. You would
learn how to do ceramics and make your own piece. It would be held at the
Sharon made the statement that everyone is important to the chapter no
matter whether you are an officer or board member.
Magazine that the NFB publishes 11 times a year
The article in the April Braille monitor about NFB philosophy was discussed.
Several members made statements about the article.
Submitted by Danielle Earl
Sharon Maneki, President
National Federation of the Blind of Maryland
The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland knows that blindness is not
the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles
between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want;
blindness is not what holds you back.
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