North Carolina Council of the Blind convention at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1701 Owen Dr., Fayetteville, NC 28304; phone (910) 323-0111. Room rates are $72 per night plus tax; to get the group rate, make your reservations by August 25th, and be sure to mention that you are with the NCCB convention. This rate includes the hot breakfast buffet. The hotel offers a shuttle from the Fayetteville airport, Amtrak station and Greyhound bus station. If you live in the Raleigh/Durham area and need transportation to Fayetteville, contact Lawrence Carter at (919) 856-0034 for more details about group travel to the convention. For more information about the convention, visit https://nccbinfo.org/convention-2018/.