FAST FACTS

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Address and contact info: NFB, 200 E. Wells St. at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD 21230; phone 410-659-9314; fax 410-685-5653; email: nfb@nfb.org.

Braille Monitor: current issue (July 2015) and archives; article submissions, Gary Wunder, editor, gwunder@nfb.org; subscription matters call 410-659-9314, ext. 2344 or email nfbpublications@nfb.org.

Charters for new NFB chapters: contact mdyer@nfb.org or call 410-659-9314, ext 2204.

Committees and Groups (alphabetical listing and contact information).

Constitution (NFB's - amended 2014): https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm15/bm1501/bm150111.htm

Convention 2015: Our 75th national convention will be held July 5 through July 10 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida.  All Rosen hotels are now fully booked.

We’ve arranged for an NFB hotel block at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld. The Doubletree is less than a mile from the Rosen Centre and has amenities such as flat-screen televisions and microwaves in the rooms, a swimming pool, and several on-property restaurants. To make a reservation, call 800-327-0363 and ask for group code NFB. Depending on your schedule, room rates will be more expensive on certain days. Rates are $89 for the nights of July 7-9. Rates are $159/night for July 3-6 and $179/night for July 10-11.

Additional rooms may be found at a less expensive rate at the Clarion or the Red Roof Inn. You may call to book a room at the Clarion (800-826-4847) with a king or two queen beds for $110/night. We also have a block of rooms at the Red Roof Inn (407-352-1507 option 4) with a king or two full beds at the rate of $99/night. Both the Clarion and the Red Roof Inn offer a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, and a microwave. (Some rooms may have a refrigerator.) Both properties are a short walk from the Rosen Centre entrance.

Directions to NFB headquarters.

Divisions (alphabetical listing and contact information).

Future Reflections: current issue (Vol. 34, No. 2, Special Issue, Extracurricular Activities) and archives; article submissions, Debbie Stein, editor, dkent5817@att.net; subscription matters call 410-659-9314, ext. 2344 or email nfbpublications@nfb.org.

Independence Market: review and order NFB literature, browse and shop for blindness products, and access the catalog in various formats. Go to https://nfb.org/independence-market.

NFB-NEWSLINE: call 866-504-7300.

Presidential Releases: current (#436 dated February 2015) and archives (back to December 2005).

Resolutions.

Scholarship Program: 2015 finalists have been selected. Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee is Patti Chang. For eligibility rules and application instructions, go to www.nfb.org/scholarships, or call (410) 659-9314, ext. 2415.

Slate and Stylus Program (free)

State presidents list

White Cane (free) program.