Volume LV November 2016 No. 5
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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The American Council of the Blind (TM) is a membership organization made up of more than 70 state and special-interest affiliates. To join, contact the national office at 1-800-424-8666.
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To make a contribution to ACB by the Combined Federal Campaign, use this number: 11155.
Check in with ACB
For the latest in legislative and governmental news, call the “Washington Connection” 24/7 at 1-800-424-8666, or read it online.
Listen to ACB Reports by downloading the MP3 file from www.acb.org, or call (605) 475-8154 and choose option 3. Tune in to ACB Radio at www.acbradio.org or by calling (605) 475-8130.
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© 2016 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
Table of Contents
- President’s Report to the Convention, Part 3, by Kim Charlson
- Voting in ACB, the Tip of the Iceberg, Part 1, by Jeff Thom
- Inside the Nugget, by Janet Dickelman
- Ready, Set … Apply for the DKM First-Timers Award!, by Allen Casey
- Get Ready to Bid at This Year’s Holiday Auction!, by Carla Ruschiva
- There’s No Place Like Home for Holiday Shopping, by Carla Ruschival
- A Letter from the ACB President
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors, and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
Are you moving? Changing addresses? Contact Sharon Lovering in the ACB national office, 1-800-424-8666 or email@example.com, and give her your new address.
ACB Radio has a new and improved web site; come see for yourself at www.acbradio.org.
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