American Council of the Blind of Oregon

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Oregon Council Of The Blind

This is where you can find out about the American Council Of The Blind of Oregon/Oregon Council Of The Blind. The ACB of Oregon is the Oregon state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.

Formerly known as the "Oregon Council of the Blind", we are now known as "ACB of Oregon doing business as the Oregon Council of the Blind."

The American Council Of The Blind of Oregon is composed of about 185 concerned Oregonians dedicated to helping Visually Impaired and Blind people in Oregon. The ACB of Oregon is the Blind of Oregon helping the blind of Oregon.

The AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is the nations largest and fastest growing consumer organization of visually impaired and blind people.

If you would like to know more about the AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND you can visit their Web Page.
THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND

Longtime member of ACB of Oregon, Jan Chance, passed away on July 22, 2014. For the last several years she lived in Reno, Nevada. Her family returned her to Oregon to be interned Eagle Point, Oregon.

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Note: ACB of Oregon Phone Conference Board Meeting on July 26, 2014 at 10:00AM. Call into 712-432-0490 Access Code 468043#. Contact Darian Slayton Fleming for agenda dlsfleming@gmail.com.

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The Stylus

The Stylus is the newsletter for the American Council of the Blind of Oregon. It is edited by Deb Nichols. If you would like to know more about what is going on at the chapter level you can find out more by reading the Stylus.

Read the current issue of the Stylus

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Sixty Annual ACB of Oregon State Convention

Salem, Oregon

October 17, 18, & 19, 2014

2014 Convention Agenda

Friday-
4:00 P.M. – Convention Board Meeting

Saturday
9:00am – Convene General Session - Invocation
9:10 – Presentation Of Colors And Flag Salute
9:15 – Welcome to Salem – Nkenge Harmon Johnson –
Communications Director –Gov. Kitzhaber’s Office
9:40 – Roll Call of Chapters - Approval Of Agenda
9:50 – Introduction of Convention Committee -
Dedication to Wally Manning
9:55 – Introduction of ACB Guest - Cindy Van Winkle
10:05 – President’s Remarks
10:10 – Erious Johnson –
Civil Rights Director - Oregon Attorney General Office
10:40 – First Reading Of Nominations
10:45 – Door Prizes and Break
11:00 – Dr. Robin Glotzbach, MD – Ophthalmology Eye Research
11:30 – Vendor Showcase
12:00n – 1:30pm - Lunch
1:30 – Student Fund, Scott McCallum - Library - Commission
2:15 – OSB Howard Hall Panel Discussion
3:00 – Blind Musicians Panel
3:45 – Second Reading Of Nominations
3:50 – Closing Remarks and Door Prizes

Sunday
9:00am – ACB of Oregon Business Meeting

Red Lion, Salem Oregon

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Keep tuned to this page for more information on our next convention. You can also contact ACB of Oregon President, James Edwards
Phone: 541-404-8214 Email the president, James Edwards

You can also find out more about the state convention by going to: (Coming Soon)

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! American Council of the Blind of Oregon 58th Annual Convention Sponsors and Contributors Annual Convention Sponsors and Contributors

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Support the American Council of the Blind of Oregon

Vehicle Donation Program

To Donate Call 800-708-7742

To discuss a vehicle donation with a member of The American Council of the Blind of Oregon contact the president of the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, James Edwards by phoning him at: 541-404-8214. Email the President, James Edwards

Or call the treasurer of ACB of Oregon, Loretta Spahn at: (541) 882-0854. Email the ACB of Oregon's Treasurer

Automobile donations are an incredibly fast and easy way to help the American Council of the Blind of Oregon. Your car donations help support our vital work and are an easy way for you to get rid of an unwanted vehicle. Donate your car today. Call 800-708-7742.

Thank You

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JOIN THE ACB OF OREGON

If you would like to become a Regular Member or an Associate member of the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, you can join a local Chapter or you can contact our Secretary Darian Slayton Fleming.

Phone: 503-253-9543 (home)
503-522-3272 (cell)
Email the Secretary

To find a list of Chapters check out
Contact the American Council Of The Blind of Oregon

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Web Sites to Check Out

Here are some interesting web sites to take a look at. If you have a site you think might be of interest to ACB of Oregon members please send it to the Web Master for consideration. Email ACB of Oregon's Web Master

 

Braille Menus in Oregon restaurants

Ken Twergo
The Low Vision Store

300 NE 117th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684

Phone: 360-254-3344
Fax: 360-254-3892
Toll Free: 888-216-1912

The Low Vision Store's Web page
www.thelowvisionstore.net

Welcome to The Low Vision Store

The Low Vision Store has been offering products for vision independence for fifteen years. We are proud to offer the very best in video magnifiers (CCTVs) coupled with exceptional personal service.

Owners Ken Twergo and Patty White work worldwide from offices and a showroom in Vancouver, Washington.
Their uniquely personal low vision venture has earned them the respect of thousands of families, as well as the trust and consultation of retinal doctors, low vision product manufacturers, public agency professionals, teachers, and those who help older adults cope with macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and other sight threatening conditions.

Blind-gamers

This page is devoted to games specifically designed for vision-impaired and blind players.

Check out the Spoonbill Products Page, and click on the Blind-gamers link. Spoonbill Products Page The announcement of products and services on this page should not be considered an endorsement of those products and services by the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, its staff or elected officials. Products and services are listed free of charge for the benefit of our readers. "The ACB of Oregon" cannot be responsible for the reliability of products or services mentioned.

Last updated on July 22, 2014
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