THE
Braille Forum
Volume XLVII November 2008 No. 5
Published By
The American Council of the Blind
THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND STRIVES TO INCREASE THE INDEPENDENCE, SECURITY, EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY, AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ALL BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE.
Mitch Pomerantz, President
Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Join the MMS program and help improve tomorrow today in ACB. Contact Ron Milliman by e-mail, [email protected], or by phone at (270) 782-9325 and get started making tomorrow look brighter today!

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Copyright 2008
American Council of the Blind

TABLE OF CONTENTS

President's Message: How We Vote, by Mitch Pomerantz
Judge Robertson Issues Final Order in ACB's Currency Access Case, by Melanie Brunson
In Memoriam
Louisville 2008: A Brief Wrap-Up, by Sharon Lovering, Jenine Stanley, Paul Edwards, Marcia Dresser, and Ken Stewart
A Sweet Treat at the 2008 Convention, by Penny Crane
BFLAG: Looking Back and Into the Future, by Butch Arnold
ACB 2008 Convention Membership Seminar and August Focus Call Topics, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
Summary of 2008 Resolutions
DKM May Be Looking for You!, by Terry Pacheco
Here and There, by Sue Lichtenfels
High Tech Swap Shop

Happy Thanksgiving!


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