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California Convention 2010

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ANNOUNCING!  The 70th Annual Convention of the


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

Convention Highlights:

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.


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