Volume LIV October 2015 No. 4
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2015 American Council of the Blind
Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- The ACB E-Forum, October 2015 downloads
- President’s Report, Part II, by Kim Charlson
- Willing, Able, and Seeking Opportunity: ACB Video Highlights the Abilities of Blind Individuals, by Eric Bridges
- ACB Honors Melanie Brunson with Resolution 2015-04
- American Council of the Blind Seeks Executive Director
- It’s October – Time to Think about the Holiday Auction!, by Carla Ruschival
- It’s Minneapolis, Minn. for the 2016 Convention, by Janet Dickelman
- The 2015 ACB Scholarship Winners: Stars Shining Bright into the Future, by Michael Garrett
- ACB Stars Shine Bright in Dallas, Part II, by Tom Mitchell and Judy Wilkinson
- American Council of the Blind Announces Winners of the 2015 Audio Description Awards
- Walkin’ to Success, by Donna Brown
- Road to Dallas, by Sharon Howerton
- Banquet Lets the Stars Shine Bright, by Sharon Lovering
- Notice of Class Action Settlement for Customers of Lululemon
- Lynn Manning dies at 60; blind poet, athlete, Watts theater group founder, by Steve Chawkins
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- ACB Officers, ACB Board and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums