Meet the Blind Month Events, continued

New Mexico

Sponsor:  NFB of New Mexico, New Mexico Parents of Blind Children
Event:  Will be taking our blind children to regular school to read braille
Date:  Ongoing in October
Location:  Albuquerque Public SchoolsA young blind girl runs with her cane to guide her.

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New York

Sponsor:  James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Event:  White Cane Day
Date:  October 20, 2010
Location:  Bronx

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North Carolina

Sponsor:  NFB of North Carolina, Buncombe County Chapter
Event:  Meet The Blind Day
Date:  October 16, 2010
Location:  Starbucks Coffee, Ashville, NC

Sponsor:  NFB of North Carolina, Buncombe County Chapter
Event:  Belk's Charity Day Sale
Date:  November 6, 2010
Location:  Ashville Mall

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North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

Sponsor:  NFB of Oklahoma, South Central Chapter
Event:  Who's Whozit Presentation
Date:  October 2, 2010
Location:  Ardmore Public Library

Sponsor:  NFB of Oklahoma, Central Oklahoma Chapter
Event:  Oklahoma River Run Regatta
Date:  October 8, 2010, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location:  The Oklahoma River Foundation, Chesapeake boathouse
Details:  The Regatta normally has approximately 10,000 attendees.  The Oklahoma River Foundation has given us a table for the evening VIP event and they will be making PA announcements. Our chapter has several rowers who row on an all blind team.

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

Sponsor:  NFB of Pennsylvania, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
Event:  Atlantic City Bus Trip
Date:  October 11, 2010, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Puerto Rico

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

Sponsor:  NFB of South Carolina, Grand Strand Chapter
Event:  Meet the Blind
Date:  October 4, 2010, 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Coastal Grand Mall

Sponsor:  NFB of South Carolina, Grand Strand Chapter
Event:  Group Dynamics Presentation
Date:  October 5, 2010, 8:00 a.m.
Location:  Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Grand Strand Campus, Myrtle Beach, SC

Sponsor:  NFB of South Carolina, Grand Strand Chapter
Event:  Presentation to kids
Date:  October 8, 2010
Location:  Conway, SC

Sponsor:  NFB of South Carolina, Grand Strand Chapter
Event:  Special Needs Family Fun Day
Date:  October 9, 2010
Location:  Conway, SC

Sponsor:  NFB of South Carolina, Anderson Chapter
Event:  Walk-A-Thon
Date:  October 23, 2010, 10:00 a.m.
Location:  North Main Street, Pruitt Shopping Center

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Arlington Chapter
Event:  Barnes & Noble Book Fair
Date:  October 2, 2010, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:  The Park Mall

Dr. Maurer using the Kurzweil National Federation of the Blind Readerback to top

Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay Chapter
Event:  What To Do When You Meet A Blind Person
Date:  October 8 , 2010
Location:  Alanton Elementary

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Penninsula Chapter
Event:  Disability Awareness Day
Date:  October 9, 2010, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:  Patrick Henry Mall, Newport News, VA

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay Chapter
Event:  What To Do When You Meet A Blind Person
Date:  October 15, 2010
Location:  Great Neck Middle

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay Chapter
Event:  Meet the Blind Month
Date:  October 15, 2010, All Day
Location:  Alanton K-5, Cox High School, and Lynnhaven Middle School

Sponsor:  NFB of Virginia, Penninsula Chapter
Event:  School presentations
Date:  Ocotober
Location:  Heritage High School, Newport News, and Craft Elementary School, Hampton

Sponsor:  Eastern Shore Center For Independent Living
Event:  Meet the Blind
Date: October
Location:  TBD

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Washington

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West Virginia

Sponsor:  Seeing Hand Association
Event:  Meet the Blind Tailgate
Date:  October 15, 2010, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  750 Main Street, Wheeling, WV

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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