ACB Diabetics in Action Seeks New Members
Are you a diabetic? Do you know someone who is? Are you a member of ACB Diabetics in Action? No? Well, now is the time to think about joining!
ACBDA’s dues are only $10 per year. When you join, you will receive the newsletter in the format you would like. To join, send your dues to treasurer Donna Seliger, 915 Ashworth Rd. Apt. 208, West Des Moines, IA 50265, and be sure to include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address, along with your format preference for our newsletter (e-mail, large print, braille or cassette). Dues need to be in Donna’s hands by Feb. 15.
We are beginning to work on our schedule for the ACB annual conference in July. Keep reading the Forum to learn the details.
GDUI’s Summer 2016 Drawing Opportunity
Would you like to win a prize and help a special-interest affiliate at the same time? Guide Dog Users, Inc. is holding a drawing at the 2016 ACB convention in Minneapolis to raise funds to help GDUI members attend the 2017 national convention.
What could I win, you ask? The grand prize is $1,500 cash. First prize is a $500 gift card. Second prize is a Bose Wave Radio. Third prize is a Keurig coffee machine.
The updated prize list is now available on the GDUI web site,www.guidedogusersinc.org. The drawing will take place during the GDUI luncheon on July 6th. You need not be present to win!
To participate, contact Guide Dog Users, Inc. at 1-866-799-8436.
Missouri Wins Award
In mid-November, the Missouri Council of the Blind received the Shine the Light Award from the Independent Living Center in Joplin, the ILC’s highest honor. Missouri president Denny Huff and executive director Chris Gray went to Springfield, where they were interviewed for a film that was presented at the award ceremony. To view the video, click here.