Braille Monitor                  December 2021

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Independence Market Corner

by Terry Boone

As a service to our members and the general public, the National Federation of the Blind operates a blindness products store known as the Independence Market, which sells mostly low-tech items, designed to enhance the every-day independence of blind people. We will be highlighting a different product every month and listing sale products from time to time.

PRODUCTS OF THE MONTH

MEN/LADIES 3-BUTTON POLO SHIRTS: These 100% cotton shirts come in sizes small to 5XL (men) and sizes x-small to 3XL (ladies). All are available in three colors – black, navy, and red.
IMP21 $24.00

MEN/LADIES LINED NYLON JACKETS: These jackets are perfect for those rainy, windy, or brisk weather days. Sizes small to 5XL (men) and sizes x-small to 3XL (ladies). Available in black, navy, and red.
IMJ21 $30.00

TUMBLER: Hot/Cold 16oz tumbler available in black with white NFB logo. Keeps beverages hot or cold for hours.
IMT21S $8.00

TALKING KITCHEN SCALE (VOX 3000): This scale can weigh up to 6.6 pounds (3,000 grams) with 0.1-ounch (1 gram) precision. Items can be weighed on the weighing platform or in the plastic bowl which is included. The bowl has a capacity of six cups. The scale also features a tare function that allows you to zero out the weight already on the scale.
AIK40T $35.00

TALKING KITCHEN AND MULTIPURPOSE SCALE (VOX-2): This scale can weigh items up to eleven pounds (5,000 grams) on its 5-inch, square, stainless steel weighing platform with 0.1-ounce (1 gram) precision. It also features a tare function, high/low volume switch, and speaks in four languages (English, Spanish, French, and German). The unit uses four AA batteries (included).
AIK47S $40.00

SALE AND CLOSE-OUT PRODUCTS

NINE MEN MORRIS GAME AIG74G $10.00
CUBE CLOCK AIG73S $5.00
CAMERA BAG AIA48B $1.00

For more information about the products available from the Independence Market, contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at (410) 659-9314, extension 2216, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time. Our staff will be happy to assist.

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