Affiliate News

Applications Now Available for CCLVI Scheigert Scholarships
Applications are now available for CCLVI’s Scheigert scholarships! Three scholarships are available — one each to an incoming freshman, undergraduate and graduate student.  These scholarships, funded by CCLVI member Fred Scheigert, provide a $3,000 annual stipend.  Applicants are judged on their academic achievements and their community service.
To complete an application, go to, click on Scheigert Scholarships, and follow the instructions to create an account and log in.  Guidelines and other relevant information are available on the website.  If you have questions, send an email to or call 1-844-460-0625.
The application window closes at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on March 15, 2018.  Late submissions will not be considered.  Eligible applicants will be interviewed after the closing date.  Recipients will attend the 2018 ACB national convention in St. Louis as guests of CCLVI.
Get Away with BPI in November 2018
Blind LGBT Pride International invites ACB members, their families and friends to join us on a 7-day cruise to the western Caribbean. Service dogs are welcome.
We will depart from Miami on Nov. 25, 2018, and return on Dec. 2nd. Ports of call include Roatan Bay Islands (Honduras), Harvest Caye (Belize), Costa Maya (Mexico), and Cozumel (Mexico).  Prices are per cabin for two people (including taxes): $2,120.56 for a balcony cabin and $1,720.56 for an inside cabin. A single cruiser option is also available. Prices do not include a $13.99 per day gratuity or recommended travel insurance. Land excursion prices are additional. A deposit of $125 per person is required upon booking.
If we meet our cabin commitment, you will also be able to choose among three upgrades including an all beverage package for the week, a 3-day dining upgrade, or a waiver of the gratuity fee.
For more information, contact our cruise consultant, Michelle Zimmerman, at 1-877-416-9722, ext. 4398 and mention Blind Pride cruise. You may also visit our cruise webpage for updates,, or email Scott Marshall at with any questions.