The ACB Braille Forum March 2018
Vol. LVI March 2018 No. 9
the American Council of the Blind
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Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
In Memoriam: Mary Jane “M.J.” Hills Schmitt, by Mary Beth Metzger
President’s Message: Flying Needs to Remain Friendly for Guide Dog Handlers, by Kim Charlson
Voting in ACB: A Proposal for Your Consideration, by Jeff Thom
Getting Out the Word about You, by Ron Brooks
Propel to the Next Level: Apply to Become a 2018 ACB & JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellow, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
Knowledge Is Power: Step into a New Realm!, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
2018 Convention Sneak Preview: Special-Interest Affiliates and Committees, by Janet Dickelman
Continuing Education Opportunities with ACB, by Carla Ruschival and Leslie Spoone
All Aboard the Dillon Express, by Katie Frederick
Broke Your New Year’s Resolutions Already? Resolve to Support ACB through the MMS Program
Crossroads – Let Your Journey Begin, by Amanda Selm
Holiday Auction Thank-Yous, by Carla Ruschival
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