Volume LIII June 2015 No. 12
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- Attention All ACB Leaders and Members!
- President’s Message: WIOA: Laws, Regulations and Why They Should Matter To You by Kim Charlson
- Audio Description News Flash! by Melanie Brunson
- ACB Honors Its 2014 Annual Giving Society Donors
- Register Early to Get the Extras in Dallas! by Janet Dickelman
- Information Desk Reminders by Vicky Prahin
- A Mini Mall Stampede
- Audio Description Project Seeks Active Participation from ACB Members in Dallas by Susan Glass
- FIA Showcase: Something Old, Something New by Peter Altschul
- Convention Sneak Peek: Passport to Knowledge
- Extra, Extra! Convention Newspaper Now Seeking Volunteers
- Affiliate News
- Membership Focus Call Discusses Essential Elements for an Affiliate Web Site compiled by Ardis Bazyn
- Here and There edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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