California Convention 2010
ANNOUNCING! The 70th Annual Convention of the
NATIONAL FEDERATION of the BLIND of CALIFORNIA
When: October 21—24, 2010.
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 17941 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614.
Rates: In order to take advantage of the convention rate of $84.00 per night plus tax you should make hotel reservations before you pre-register for the convention. You will be asked to provide your hotel confirmation number on the pre-registration form. Be sure to say that you will be attending the National Federation of the Blind of California Convention.
Phone: (949) 863-1999
Thursday, October 21 – 6:00 P.M. – Semi-annual meeting of the NFBC Board of Directors.
Friday, October 22 – 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. – Exhibits. Mezzanine level.
Break out committee meetings. Including- Resolutions, Library, Seniors, CABS (California Association of Blind Students), CAGDU (California Association of Guide Dog Users), California Orientation Center for the Blind Alumni Association Inc., Education; Parents of Blind Children and more.
Friday evening – 7:00 P.M – A play presented by members of the Pathfinders Chapter entitled “Blind, Sealed, and Delivered, I’m Yours”. ($10.00)
Saturday, October 23 – 9:00 A.M. – General Session begins. Hear reports from our national representative, Dr. Fred Schroeder. Also, speaker topics include the Department of Rehabilitation; Department of Education and Executives from leading agencies for the blind such as; Braille Institute; Library Services; Jr. Blind and more.
Saturday evening – Banquet and presentation of scholarships. Netbook drawing. After-glow party: Karaoke with the students.
Sunday, October 24 – Speakers; resolutions; financial report and elections.
DON’T MISS IT! REGISTER NOW!