NFB Secretary Gary Wunder to Speak at New York Convention

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Monday, November 6, 2006

Syracuse, New York (November 6, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind of New York, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, November 10, to Sunday, November 12.  The convention w

NFB President Marc Maurer and NFB Vice President Fred Schroeder to Speak at Maryland State Convention

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Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Ocean City, Maryland (November 6, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, November 10, to Sunday, November 12.  The convention

The First Handheld Reading Machine Will be Available for Demonstration at the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania Convention

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Monday, November 13, 2006

New Cumberland, Pennsylvania (November 13, 2006):  The National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, November 17, to Sunday, November 19. 

Gospel Sing and Silent Auction Headline NFB of Ohio State Convention This Weekend

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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Cleveland, Ohio (November 14, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its 60th annual convention from Thursday, November 16, to Sunday, November 19.   Over a hundred

Parents of Blind Children Plan To Expand Organization

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Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Des Moines, Iowa (December 5, 2006):  On Saturday, December 9, parents of blind children from the Des Moines area and across the state will gather at the Iowa Department for the Blind to hear a presentation from Barbara Cheadle, President of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC), to disc

Greenwich Native Looks Forward to Building New Business

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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Greenwich, Connecticut (January 16, 2007): Adam Fairbanks, a third-generation citizen of Greenwich and member of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut, today becomes the first blind businessman to operate the café at the Old Greenwich Train Station.  Mr.

First Blind Vendor in D.C. to Partner with Dunkin’ Donuts

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Friday, January 26, 2007

Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2007): Officials of the National Association of Blind Merchants (NABM) and Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.

Blind Leaders Support Independent Agency

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Monday, February 19, 2007

Albany, New York (February 19, 2007): Blind leaders at the state and national level have praised Governor Elliot Spitzer’s budget proposal to create an independent agency to serve blind New Yorkers.  The new agency will have broad authority to provide rehabilitation services to all of the blind of the Empire Sta

San Joaquin Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind to Present Braille Workshop

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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

San Joaquin, California (February 28, 2007): On March 17th, the San Joaquin Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of California will present a “Beginning Braille Workshop” for parents of blind children.  The free workshop serves to educate parents on the basic techniques of Braille for use with their b

National Federation of the Blind of Alabama to Hold 65th Annual State Convention

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Tuscaloosa, Alabama (March 13, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Alabama, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its 65th annual convention March 16 through March 18.  The convention will take place at th

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