The ACB Braille Forum November 2017

Volume LVI November 2017 No. 5

 Published by the American Council of the Blind

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© 2017 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
ACB Creates Hurricane Relief Fund
Inside Union Station Hotel, by Janet Dickelman
We Really Should Say Thanks, by Tom Mitchell
Holiday Auction 2017 – The Goodies Will Be Delightful!, by Carla Ruschival
Summary of 2017 Resolutions
Role Models and Mentors Help Build Employment Success, by Kendra Farrow
Leading Across Generations, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
And The Winners Are …
Strategies for Membership Growth: Hear It from Those Who Have Done It, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
Affiliate News
Mini Mall Mayhem, by Carla Ruschival
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

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