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Founded in 1940, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the nation's largest and most influential membership organization of blind persons. With fifty thousand members, the NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters. As a consumer and advocacy organization, the NFB is considered the leading force in the blindness field today and is the Voice of the Nation's Blind.

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Happy Valley Chapter of the National Federation of Blind to Present Educational Seminar at Penn State

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Thursday, October 18, 2007

University Park, Pennsylvania (October 18, 2007): In support of Meet the Blind Month, the Happy Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania is proud to sponsor the Independent Laboratory Access for the Blind (ILAB) Open House on October 20th.  The free workshop and open house will serv

National Federation of the Blind Praises Bill to Create Work Incentives and Opportunity

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
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Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2007):  Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has introduced legislation designed to help blind persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to return to work.  The Blind Persons Earnings Fairness Act of 2007 (H.R.

Imagine Independence—The 2007 Possibilities Fair

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Monday, October 15, 2007
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Event: Possibilities Fair for Seniors Who are Losing Vision

Date:  Thursday, October 18, 2007

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Place: National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
         1800 Johnson Street 
         Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Attention: Health, Technology, and Lifestyle Editors

First-ever Compilation CD of Blind Musicians Released by the National Federation of the Blind Performing Arts Division

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Tuesday, October 9, 2007

New York, New York (October 9, 2007): The Performing Arts Division of the National Federation of the Blind is proud to announce the release of their first-ever compilation CD entitled Sound In Sight – Volume 1.

National Federation of the Blind of Georgia Holds 34th Annual State Convention

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Friday, October 5, 2007

Columbus, Georgia (October 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Georgia, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, October 5, to Sunday, October 7.  The convention will tak

Court Ruling Says California Disabled Rights Law Applies to the Web

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Wednesday, October 3, 2007
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San Francisco, California (October 2, 2007): A federal district court judge issued two landmark decisions today in a nationwide class action against Target Corporation.  First, the court certified the case as a class action on behalf of blind Internet users throughout the country under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).   Second, the court held that Web sites such as targ

National Federation of the Blind of Arkansas to Hold Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Hot Springs, Arkansas (September 19, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Arkansas, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, September 21, to Saturday, September 22.  The con

National Federation of the Blind to Conduct Conference for Rehabilitation Professionals

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 12, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading organization of blind consumers, will host a two-and-a-half-day national training conference for residential rehabilitation centers for the blind.  The theme of the conference is “Dare to Be Remarkable!”  In both plenary and breakout sessions, presenters will focus on the fundamental chara

Free Newspapers and TV Listings Accessible to Blind and Visually Impaired Kansas Residents

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 12, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading organization of blind consumers, will host a two-and-a-half-day national training conference for residential rehabilitation centers for the blind.  The theme of the conference is “Dare to Be Remarkable!”  In both plenary and breakout sessions, presenters will focus on the fundamental chara

National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky to Hold Sixtieth Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Lake Barkley, Kentucky (September 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, September 7, to Sunday, September 9.  The convent

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