[nfb-talk] Don't Miss Blind Californians Meeting in convention Assembled in October

Mary Willows mwillows at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 19 17:08:04 UTC 2010

Mary Willows, President
39481 Gallaudet Drive Apt. 127
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 248-0100

                          ANNOUNCING!  The 70th Annual Convention of the

When:   October 21—24, 2010.

Where:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 17941 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA  92614.

Rates:  In order to take advantage of the convention rate of $84.00 per
night plus tax you should make hotel reservations before you pre-register
for the convention.  You will be asked to provide your hotel confirmation
number on the pre-registration form.    Be sure to say that you will be
attending the National Federation of the Blind of California Convention.

Phone:  (949) 863-1999

Convention Highlights:

Thursday, October 21-  6:00 P.M.-  Semi-annual meeting of the NFBC Board of
Friday, October 22-  9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.- Exhibits.  Mezzanine level.
Break out committee meetings.  Including- Resolutions, Library, Seniors,
CABS (California Association of Blind Students),  CAGDU (California
Association of Guide Dog Users), California Orientation Center for the Blind
Alumni Association Inc., Education; Parents of Blind Children and more.
Friday evening- 7:00 P.M-  A play presented by members of the Pathfinders
Chapter entitled “Blind, Sealed, and Delivered, I’m Yours”.  ($10.00)
Saturday, October 23- 9:00 A.M.- General Session begins.  Hear reports from
our national representative, Jim Gashel.  Also, speaker topics include the
NFB Jr. Science Academy and NFB Youth Slam, as well as, the Department of
Rehabilitation; Department of Education and Executives from leading agencies
for the blind such as;  Braille Institute; Library Services; Jr. Blind and
Saturday evening- Banquet and keynote speaker, Jim Gashel;  presentation of
scholarships;  Netbook drawing; and After-glow party: Karaoke with the
Sunday, October 24- Motivational Speakers; resolutions; financial report and

            DON’T MISS IT!  REGISTER NOW! Go to

 Mary Willows, President
National Federation of the Blind of California
mwillows at sbcglobal.net 

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