Greenwich Native Looks Forward to Building New Business

Release Date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Greenwich, Connecticut (January 16, 2007): Adam Fairbanks, a third-generation citizen of Greenwich and member of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut, today becomes the first blind businessman to operate the café at the Old Greenwich Train Station.  Mr.

First Blind Vendor in D.C. to Partner with Dunkin’ Donuts

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Friday, January 26, 2007

Washington, D.C. (January 26, 2007): Officials of the National Association of Blind Merchants (NABM) and Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.

Blind Leaders Support Independent Agency

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Monday, February 19, 2007

Albany, New York (February 19, 2007): Blind leaders at the state and national level have praised Governor Elliot Spitzer’s budget proposal to create an independent agency to serve blind New Yorkers.  The new agency will have broad authority to provide rehabilitation services to all of the blind of the Empire Sta

San Joaquin Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind to Present Braille Workshop

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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

San Joaquin, California (February 28, 2007): On March 17th, the San Joaquin Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of California will present a “Beginning Braille Workshop” for parents of blind children.  The free workshop serves to educate parents on the basic techniques of Braille for use with their b

National Federation of the Blind of Alabama to Hold 65th Annual State Convention

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Tuscaloosa, Alabama (March 13, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Alabama, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its 65th annual convention March 16 through March 18.  The convention will take place at th

Baltimore Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind Partners with Rub BBQ to Raise Money for Blind Maryland Students

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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland (May 23, 2007): The Greater Baltimore chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland is partnering with Rub BBQ to raise money for local blind high school students.  A portion of proceeds from dinner at Rub BBQ on Monday, June 4th, will benefit the NFB Transition to Independence

Ten Blind Bicyclists to Participate in Statewide Bike Trip

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Kansas City, Missouri (June 14, 2007): The Sports and Recreation Division of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), a division of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, is conducting a tandem bicycle event for the blind.  In conjunction with the NFB of Missouri, ten blind people fr

Dayton Daily News Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

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Friday, August 24, 2007

Dayton, Ohio (August 24, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio is pleased to announce the addition of the Dayton Daily News to a service for blind and disabled readers in Ohio.  These readers will now have access to another reputable source for local daily news through NFB-NEWSLINE®

National Federation of the Blind of Arizona to Hold 61st Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Tempe, Arizona (September 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Arizona, 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 convention will t

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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