Braille Monitor November 1986
State of South Carolina Office of the Governor
Governor Richard W. Riley
National Federation of the Blind Month
WHEREAS, for thirty years the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina has been committed to the goal of promoting equality, opportunity, and security for the blind citizens in the Palmetto State; and
WHEREAS, the National Federation of the Blind has been the leading organization of blind citizens in the State of South Carolina; and
WHEREAS, through public education, legislative advocacy, and support of blinded citizens, the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina has advanced the rights of blind citizens in the Palmetto State.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard W. Riley, Governor of the State of South Carolina, do hereby proclaim the month of August, 1986, as:
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND MONTH
in the State of South Carolina and ask all citizens of the Palmetto State to recognize the accomplishments of the Federation and its efforts to promote equality, opportunity, and security for blind citizens throughout South Carolina.