Convention, 2022: Seeing the Future, Saluting the Past!

Save the date! The 2022 joint convention of ACBI and ACBO is Friday, November 11th through Sunday morning, November 13th. This year’s convention, hosted by Indiana, will be held in Bloomington at the Hilton Garden Inn, situated right on the square in downtown Bloomington. This area is fully accessible, easy to navigate and filled with lots of restaurants and shopping opportunities. Additionally, it is Veteran’s Day weekend, so we will be recognizing and saluting our vets throughout the weekend!

This convention will be filled with a variety of great topical sessions, well known motivational keynote and banquet speakers, Saturday night live auction, and Friday night live entertainment provided by a local duo “Davis and Devitt”.  Sharlee Davis happens to be blind, a well-known singer and songwriter, and a member of the Bloomington chapter, the Heartland Association of ACBI!

Our anchor speakers are Lonnie Bedwell and Kathy Nimmer. Lonnie Bedwell is a blind veteran that travels the country engaging blind vets and other blind people in extreme activities. Examples include kayaking the churning river waters of West Virginia, mountain climbing in Alaska, and hunting and fishing expeditions throughout the country.

In addition, we bring back Kathy Nimmer, who is a teacher and administrator at a public school. She was the 2015 Indiana teacher of the year. She is also a member of the top five elite national 2015 finalists, who happens to be blind. If you’ve heard her speak before, you know you don’t want to miss another opportunity!

Contact ACB Indiana

Call ACB of Indiana at 317-500-4840 or Email ACB of Indiana

2022 ACB Indiana Officers

Board officers and directors elected at our October 2021 convention:
Rita Kersh, President; | Kari Goodman, Vice-president; | Michelle Hahn, Secretary; | and Cindy Brooking, Treasurer
Board Members: Mary Stores, Melissa Wobshal, Regina Vonderhaar, Deanna Austin, Dee Ann Hart, Gerry Koors, Mike Adams, Ted Boardman, and Vicky Western.

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