Around The State

September 2017

September 22, 2017

Greater Baltimore Chapter Orioles Baseball Fundraiser

September 29, 2017

Maryland Association of Blind Merchants Networking Mixer
Come join us for an evening of networking and business connections. Meet Randolph Sheppard Vendors & other blind business owners, partners, suppliers, affiliates & supporters.
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: Peter’s Pour House
111 Mercer Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
RSVP to Melba Taylor at m.taylor@encoreassoc.com

September 30, 2017

At Large Chapter Screening of Do You Dream in ColorDocumentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Movie presentation and discussion.
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.)
Place: National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
200 East Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Free admission. Light refreshments will be available for sale.

October 2017

October 2, 2017

central Maryland Chapter will receive a white cane proclamation at the Howard County Council Meeting

October 7, 2017

National Harbor Chapter County Resource Day for Blind and Low Vision Persons
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Place: Colmar Manor Town Hall
3701 Lawrence Street
Colmar Manor, MD 20722
(near Shoppers off Bladensburg Road)

October 9, 2017

Eastern Shore Chapter will receive a white cane proclamation from the Mayor of Salisbury and the Salisbury City Council.

October 12, 2017

Central Maryland Chapter will host a booth to describe federation programs at the Sunrise of Columbia Health Fair
Time 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Place: 6500 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044

Sligo Creek Chapter Screening of Do You Dream in Color Documentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Movie presentation and discussion.
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Place: University of Maryland College Park
Edward St. John Building, room 0201
4131 Campus Drive
College Park,MD
Free admission

Greater Cumberland Chapter Chick-fil-A Fundraiser
Come and support the Greater Cumberland Chapter by dining at Chick-fil-A
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Place Chick-fil-A
221 Williams Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

October 14, 2017

Greater Baltimore Chapter will receive resolutions recognizing White Cane Awareness Day from Councilman Eric Costello' office and the Baltimore City Council. Councilman Costello will present the resolutions at that day's chapter meeting.
A white cane proclamation is still expected from the Mayor's Office.

Greater Baltimore Chapter invites you to join us for an evening of fine wine and good company. Enter to win a raffle for a $200 gift certificate to Spirits of Mt. Vernon to benefit the Greater Baltimore Chapter
Time: 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Place Spirits of Mt. Vernon
900 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Md 21201

October 15, 2017

Sligo Creek Chapter will be marching in the World of Montgomery Parade at Montgomery College
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Place: Montgomery College
Paul Peck Arts Building
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
Meet in the parking lot in front of the building

October 16, 2017

Baltimore County Chapter will receive a white cane proclamation from the county Executive at 9:00 a.m..

October 19, 2017

NFB of Maryland Students division hosts a Screening of Do You Dream in Color Documentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Movie presentation and discussion.
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Place: Towson University
Linthicum Hall, Room 111
251 Towson Way
Towson, MD 21204
Free admission

October 23, 2017

Central Maryland Chapter and Maryland Parents of Blind Children fundraiser at Tino’s Italian Bistro
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Place: Tino’s Italian Bistro
8775 Centre Park Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
Reservations are recommended for dinner service. Call (410) 730-8466.
Please mention the NFB when making your reservations, carry out and delivery orders.

October 28, 2017

Greater Baltimore Chapter will host an information booth at the Waverly Farmers Market.
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Place: Waverly Farmers Market
400 East 32nd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

November 2017

November 1, 2017

Greater Baltimore Chapter Screening of Do You Dream in Color Documentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Movie presentation and discussion.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Place: the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture
225 Holliday Stgreet
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free admission

November 4, 2017

Greater Baltimore Chapter Screening of Do You Dream in Color Documentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Movie presentation and discussion.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Place: Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, Md 21201
Free admission

November 8 through 11, 2017

Greater Cumberland Chapter is selling coupon books for Bonton department store in the Country Club Mall, LaVale, MD through early November
Coupons can be redeemed from November 8 through 11.

January 2018

January 4, 2018

Central Maryland Chapter Hosts Screening of Do You Dream in Color Documentary
The film depicts the problems that blind students experience in public schools and other challenges that they face due to low expectations and misconceptions about blindness.
Place: Howard County Public Library, Central Branch
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044