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New York School Virtual Alumni Reunion
The New York State School for the Blind Alumni will meet this year via Zoom for the annual reunion. The dates of the reunion will be June 11 through 13. Activities will include our opening ceremony, business meeting, auction, game to be determined, a virtual banquet with a talk by our president concerning the State of the Alumni, and a memorial service. Please contact Diane Scalzi, [email protected], or Chester Smalley, [email protected], for more information. We will provide links and phone numbers to register or join the various activities as the reunion draws closer.
PS You Are Fabulous
PS You Are Fabulous is a non-profit organization committed to assisting the blind and visually impaired with all of their fashion needs. The services are free. Contact Marie Hamilton via email, [email protected], or visit the website, www.PSYouAreFabulous.org.
New from National Braille Press
National Braille Press has a wide variety of new books available for children and adults.
Learn how to make a quick and light springtime meal with “Cooking Light: Make-Ahead Recipes” (2 vols.), “Fast & Fresh Main Courses” (1 vol.), and “Fast & Fresh Salads” (1 vol.).
Now that COVID-19 restrictions are starting to be lifted in a number of places, plan to get moving again with “Fitness Over Fifty: An Exercise Guide from the National Institute on Aging,” available in braille (two volumes).
Feeling the need to spring clean your home? Check out “DIY Natural Household Cleaners” by Matt and Betsy Jabs. It’s available in braille, and tells you how to make your own cleaning products using natural ingredients.
Got a hankering for chicken? Check out Patricia Polacco’s “Chicken Sunday,” available in contracted braille (UEB) for ages 5 to 9.
For more information on any of these items, call toll-free 1-800-548-7323 or visit www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/publications/index.html.