Texas State Convention in Austin
ACB of Texas will hold its state convention Aug. 15-18 at the Omni Austin Southpark, 4041 Governor’s Row, Austin, TX 78741; phone (512) 448-2222. It features a tour of the Texas capital on Friday, as well as tours to the Travis Association for the Blind and the Lighthouse of Austin, a leadership forum, and an auction, among many other events. For more information, or to register, go to http://www.acbtexas.org/2019%20conference/2019%20conference.html.
Membership Focus Calls
Grab your calendars and save the dates for the upcoming Membership Committee “Membership Focus” calls. The topic for the call on Monday, Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/5:30 p.m. Pacific will be how to involve students in your affiliates/chapters. In the fall, on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific, the topic will be how to actively engage at-large members in your affiliates. The call-in number is (712) 775-7000 and the passcode is 640009. If you have questions, contact Ardis Bazyn at (818) 238-9321 or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Carolina Convention
The North Carolina Council of the Blind will hold its state convention Sept. 20-22 at the Best Western Plus Burlington, 770 Huffman Mill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215. For more information, visit https://nccbinfo.org/events/.
Oklahoma Celebrates 100
This year, the Oklahoma Council of the Blind will celebrate its 100th anniversary! Oklahoma’s state convention will be held Sept. 20-22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa-Warren Place. For more information, call the OCB office at 1-877-578-6212.