[nfb-talk] iPod Nano Raffle to Benefit Blind Kids

SUSAN POLANSKY sepolansky at verizon.net
Mon Oct 19 00:53:52 UTC 2009

Can you please post the following to the NFB lists?

Susan T. Polansky
President Maryland Parents of Blind Children

Raffle Information

Beginning on October 19th the Parents Division will be selling Raffle 
tickets to benefit the organization. The prize will be a 5th 
Generation iPOD Nano. It has an 80GB drive and can store up to 2000 
songs and 8 hours of video. This is a fully accessible iPOD:

Spoken menus allow listeners to hear many of the names of menus, song 
title, and artists without viewing the screen.
An alternative large font can make the menus easier to read.
A hight-resolution LCD display with adjustable contrast and backlight 
settings make easier to read in low light.
Captions in video are displayed when the are present using a legible, 
high-contrast white-on-black font.

Full details on this product can be found at:

Tickets are $5.00 each. There will only be a 100 tickets sold for 
this raffle, so the chances are VERY GOOD! As an added bonus, you 
will receive a CD-ROM of "The Accessible iPOD" by the National 
Braille Press. Drawing will be held on November 15,2009 at the NFB of 
Maryland State Convention.

For further details and to purchase a raffle ticket go to: 


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