[nfb-talk] 2010 NFB of Georgia State Convention

Beverly Hunter bhunter at nfbga.org
Thu Aug 19 20:30:29 UTC 2010

The National Federation of the Blind of Georgia 
would like to invite you to our Thirty-Seventh 
Annual State Convention.  Our theme is: “Touching 
the Future Toward Braille Literacy.”  This year, 
our State Convention will be held on Friday, 
October 8 thru Sunday, October 10.  Registration 
is $35.00 (including lunch on Saturday), and the 
banquet cost is $35.00.  The convention will be 
held in Downtown Decatur, Georgia at theHoliday 
Inn Conference Center located at 130 Clairmont 
Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030.  Room rates are 
$89.00.    Early registration and a banquet 
ticket can be purchased at a discount before 
September 30th for $30.00 each. Room reservations 
can be made by calling 800-465-4329.  Don't 
forget to mention that you will be staying at 
theHoliday Inn in Decatur, Georgia, and make 
mention of the NFB convention to receive the special room rate.

The state Convention of the National Federation 
of the Blind of Georgia is the largest gathering 
of the blind in the state.  Approximately 200 
blind people, family members, friends, and 
blindness service providers come together for a 
weekend of seminars, presentations, workshops, 
and general discussions on training, technology, 
and strategies for improving the quality of life 
of blind people.  The following is just a sample 
of the topics an activities:

* NFB-NEWSLINE® New Features and Enhancements

* Braille Literacy Initiatives

* Georgians Empowered Through Mentoring Success

* Braille Enrichment through Literacy and Nonvisual Learning

* NFB Youth Slam

* Parents of blind Children Seminar

* Blind Students Luncheon

* Updates on State Education and Rehabilitation Programs

For more information, or to register for the 
event, visit <http://WWW.NFBGA.ORG>WWW.NFBGA.ORG, 
or call the office at 866-316-3242.  It promises 
to be an exciting and educational weekend.
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