Braille Monitor                                                         June 2007

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Atlanta Site of 2007 NFB Convention

The 2007 convention of the National Federation of the Blind will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, June 30 through July 6, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel at 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

The Marriott is now full. Rooms are available at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. The hotel is located at 165 Courtland Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Call (800) 833-8624 for reservations. The hotel rates are the same: singles, doubles, and twins, $61; and triples and quads, $66. A $60-per-room deposit or a credit card number is required to make a reservation. The deposit is not refundable. The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel phone number is (404) 586-3378. Only a limited number of rooms remain.

The 2007 convention will follow what many think of as our usual schedule:

Saturday, June 30 Seminar Day
Sunday, July 1 Registration Day
Monday, July 2 Board Meeting and Division Day
Tuesday, July 3 March for Independence and Opening Session
Wednesday, July 4 Tour Day
Thursday, July 5 Banquet Day
Friday, July 6 Business Session

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