[nfbwatlk] Canadian Federation of the Blind convention

Julie Warrington jdwtlc at frontier.com
Mon Apr 7 15:28:40 UTC 2014

Mary Ellen,
This is Julie Warrington from Washington.
Tom and I might be intersted in coming to your convention.
the $300 is for one person. so I would need to give $200 to reserve for 2 of 
Just want to clarify.
We would be able to drive there right?
thanks. Julie
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary ellen" <gabias at telus.net>
To: "Mary ellen" <gabias at telus.net>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2014 8:24 PM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Canadian Federation of the Blind convention

> Would you like a holiday in the Southwest?  We can't promise mesas and
> cactus, since we're talking about the southwest of Canada, but we can
> promise a weekend of Federation fellowship and fun.
> Sunday, May 25, 2014
> <http://www.cfb.ca/the-2014-canadian-federation-of-the-blind-convention-frid
> ay-may-23-to-sunday-may-25-2014/>
> After many Federation conventions in Victoria BC, the Canadian Federation 
> of
> the Blind is looking forward to hosting this gathering of the blind of
> Canada on beautiful Bowen Island, near Vancouver, British Columbia.
> Conventions bring us together to celebrate progress, share experiences, 
> and
> chart our direction for the coming year. Individually we are capable;
> together we combine our efforts and become unstoppable!
> The 2014 Canadian Federation of the Blind convention will be held on Bowen
> Island, British Columbia, Canada at Bowen Island Lodge, 380 Cardena Dr,
> Bowen Island, (only a 20 minute BC ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay Vancouver
> Terminal).
> Everyone is welcome. As accommodation space at the Lodge is limited to
> approximately 50 persons, please guarantee your attendance with a $100
> deposit. The balance of convention cost ($200.00) is due on or before May
> 9th, 2014. If cancellation is necessary,$50 of the deposit will be 
> returned
> before May 9. After that date, the deposit cannot be refunded.
> Bookings are processed in date order of deposits received. We encourage 
> you
> to act quickly as this Lodge is popular with many blind folks who have
> stayed there in past years.
> The full convention cost of $300.00 includes two nights accommodation plus
> five meals. Accommodation is shared, two persons per room. Each room is
> equipped with two single beds. The lodge is equipped with eight common
> bathrooms/ showers accessed via a common hallway, so be sure to bring your
> pajamas.
> The five (5) included meals will be provided Friday evening dinner,
> Saturday's: breakfast, lunch and banquet, plus Sunday morning breakfast.
> For those residing in or near Vancouver, not requiring over-night
> accommodation, who would like to join us for the Saturday full session the
> fee is $100.00. This fee includes convention registration, lunch and the
> always popular Banquet dinner and speaker. Again, space is limited so 
> please
> reserve your attendance on or before May 9th,with a $100.00 deposit.
> You can book for the CFB convention online at www.cfb.ca using PayPal. Our
> PayPal address is registration at cfb dot ca
> Interact email money transfer (treasurer at cfb dot ca),
> or by mailing your booking funds fee, along with your contact information
> to:
> The Canadian Federation of the Blind
> P.O. Box 8007, Victoria BC V8W 3R7
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