NFB participates in World of Possibilities Disabilities Expo

Promotional Partner National Harbor Chapter Federation of the Blind of Maryland

Come out and support the National Harbor Chapter Federation of the Blind of Maryland Table!

HOST: CARING COMMUNITIES.ORG

AUDIENCE: FAMILIES FROM DC, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA

LOCATION: PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND

SPORTS AND LEARNING COMPLEX

LANDOVER, MD

DATE: SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2020

TIME: 11:00A-4:00P

PRICE: $3 ON APRIL 18, 2020

EVENT LINK: https://expo.caringcommunities.org/

Contact Amber Woods for information and instructions for limited free tickets woodsamber83@gmail.com 301-978-6686.

 

Save the Date: Muir’s Tavern Federal Hill Homecoming—A Fundraiser for the National Federation of the Blind

Mark your calendar to join us for the Federal Hill Homecoming fundraiser and seventy-sixth anniversary celebration hosted by Muir’s Tavern in support of the National Federation of the Blind. The event will take place on May 9, 2020, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Muir’s Tavern, located at 36 E. Fort Avenue in Baltimore.

We hope to see many Federationists there! More details to come.

The 10th Anniversary of The National Harbor Chapter/ National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

Join us for:

The 10th Anniversary of The National Harbor Chapter/ National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

 

Theme: A Decade of Dedication

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020

Time: Noon to 4

Where: Oakcrest Community Center

Address: 1300 Capital Heights Blvd,Capital Heights, MD

 

Donation: $ 35(40 at door)

 

For more information or tickets, contact Michelle Clark at 301 583 8585 or via email at nhcnfb.org

 

JOIN OUR 2020 BID FOR OPPORTUNITIES SCHOLARSHIP Dinner

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY HELPING BLIND STUDENTS FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH COLLEGE ON THE ROAD TO LIVING THE LIVES THEY WANT.

 

SUPPORT THE JOHN T. MCCRAW SCHOLARSHIP FUND AND THE NFB OF MARYLAND'S YOUTH TRAINING PROGRAMS.

DINE OUT AND JOIN OUR BID FOR OPPORTUNITIES

 

Enjoy delicious food, entertainment, and an auction for all tastes and budgets.

 

Reservations must be made by March 28th.  Each table seats 8. 

Technology User Group at LBPH has some exciting news!

Please take the time to read this entire post as the Technology User Group at LBPH has some exciting news!

First of all, we will be having 12 presentations at LBPH with the first one being held on January 11.  This particular presentation will focus on 3-D audio, how is it created, other types of audio, products available for 3-D sound and finally a look at the Echo Studio which offers a 3-D experience.  We will begin at 10 AM and the session will last about 90 minutes.

Secondly, the presentation will be broadcast via the telephone.

Anyone is welcome to call:

(425) 436-6200

And enter access code:

268477.

We are looking forward to an exciting 2020 and we look forward to meeting with you on Saturday, January 11.

 

 

NEW Important Senior Call Check Program

Please spread the word about this important new program and sign up if you meet the criteria.

 

Maryland is the first state in the country to start a free, opt-in, telephonic service to check on Maryland’s older residents, all across the state.

 

The Maryland Office on Aging has a free program for seniors 65 or older. You can sign up to receive a phone call each day to check on you.

Braille Spectator, Fall 2019

In this issue:

 

·The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland 2019 Annual Convention: Celebrating Our Stories, Defining Our Future

·The BELLs Continue Ringing in Maryland

·Why Would We Even Try?

·Maryland’s Barriers to Disabled Students Must Go

·Chapter Spotlight: The Greater Baltimore Chapter

·Annapolis Roundup – A Year of Unfinished Business

·Why is There a Braille Message on My E-scooter?

·National Federation of the Blind Sues State Board of Elections Over Ballot Privacy

·Perspectives on the National Convention

·Spotlight on a Student: Nesma Aly – Living the Life She Wants

·Profile of an NFBMD Leader: Debbie Brown

·Ways of Seeing: A Tactile Art Exhibition

·Spectator Specs

National Federation of the Blind of Maryland Internship Program

Interested in that all-important first job? The NFB of Maryland Internship Program can help current and recent students obtain experience to put on their resumes.

events Around The State

 

  • August 21st Central Maryland basket Bingo at 7pm
  • September 27 – October 4, 2020 – Blind Cruising 2020, Carnival Pride, Departing from Port of Baltimore

 

 

 

NFBMD The NFBMD Central Maryland Chapter will be holding its fundraiser on Monday, May 4, 2020 between 11:00AM and 10:00PM at Tino’s Italian Bistro in Columbia.  You do not need to mention you are with the NFB for the Central Maryland Chapter to receive a part of your check.  For questions about this event, please contact Sharon Maneki at NFBMD@earthlink.net or at 410-715-9596.

-              Tino’s Italian Bistro – 8775 Center Park Drive, Columbia, MD 21045

 

Live the Life You Want With the KNFB Reader

With the KNFB Reader, you can read such printed items as credit card receipts, packaging labels, mail, product information, computer screens, and of course books and documents. Take a photo and the app reads the text aloud or publishes it in Braille if you have a refreshable Braille display.

Learn more and purchase KNFB Reader for iPhone, Android, and Windows 10 devices at www.knfbreader.com.

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National Federation of the Blind of Maryland
Ronza Othman, President 
15 Charles Plaza
Apartment 3002
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 426-4100
president@nfbmd.org