The Mississippi Council of the Blind will hold the annual Conference at the Holiday Inn Hotel Trustmark Park in Pearl, Mississippi. Call Eddie Turner at (601) 624-4443 for room rates and information. Conference registration is $100 and includes Friday night dinner and Saturday night awards banquet. For registration information, call Rene Virden at (601) 937-5461.
Holiday Inn and Suites, 4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa
The 32nd annual Iowa Council of the United Blind state convention will be held April 12-14 at the Holiday Inn and Suites, 4800 Merle Hay Road in Des Moines. Convention room rates are as follows: standard with two queen beds, $89; executive king, $89. This rate does not include taxes of 12%. The deadline to receive the special group rate is March 22nd. To reserve your room, call (515) 278-4755 or 1-800-HOLIDAY (1-800-465-329) and ask for the ICUB special rate. Our group name is ICUB-Iowa Council of the United Blind of Iowa. For more information, contact Carrie Chapman, president, via email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 1-866-436-0141. Or visit www.icublind.org, or find us on Facebook.
Days Inn in Madison, Georgia
The GCB 2019 conference and convention committee has been very busy planning the upcoming convention. It will be held May 2-4, 2019 at the Days Inn in Madison. Room rates are $63 per night plus tax. To reserve your room, call the hotel at (706) 342-2121. Tell them you are with the Georgia Council of the Blind. Meetings will be held at the Philadelphia Baptist Church in Rutledge, Georgia. The theme for this year’s convention is “Courage to Empower Your Dreams.” For more information, please call Betsy Grenevitch at (678) 862-3876, or send email to email@example.com. Registration will soon be posted atgeorgiacounciloftheblind.org.