Braille Monitor                                     October 2017

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There's a List for That!

by David Andrews

David AndrewsThis month we will continue our monthly column exploring Internet Mailing Lists with Ohio-related offerings. The Buckeye State has a good set of lists that offers its members a wide variety of announcements, information, advice, and support.

The main list for Ohioans is the Ohio Talk list. You can subscribe to the list by going to
http://www.nfbnet.org/mailman/listinfo/ohio-talk_nfbnet.org or you can also subscribe by sending an email to [email protected] and put the word “subscribe” on the subject line by itself. The list contains both announcements and discussions of interest to members of the NFB of Ohio and their friends.

A number of local chapters have their own lists. Below are the list name and a brief description of each. To subscribe, substitute the list name in the command above for the ohio-talk phrase.

CapChapOhio—Capital Chapter list, (Columbus)
Cinci-NFB—Cincinnati Chapter list
NFBMV—NFB of Ohio, Greater Miami Valley Chapter list

In addition, quite a few of the state divisions in Ohio have their own lists. Below are the list name and a brief description of each. To subscribe, substitute the list name in the command above for the ohio-talk string originally cited.

A1C—Diabetes Action Network of Ohio
OABM-Talk—Ohio Association of Blind Merchants list
OABS—Ohio Association of Blind Students list
OADB—Ohio Association of the Deaf-Blind list
OAGDU—Ohio Association of Guide Dog Users list
Ohio-NAPUB—Ohio division, National Association to Promote the Use of Braille

Next month we will tell you about student lists. Stay tuned since there are a bunch of them! As always, you can find all NFBNET.ORG-related lists at http://www.nfbnet.org/mailman/listinfo/.

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