ACB Indiana and Ohio Convention, October 29-31 in Columbus Ohio

Join us at the 2021 ACB Indiana and ACB Ohio Conference and Convention, October 29-31. The $80 registration fee includes Saturday Breakfast, lunch and Saturday evening banquet and Sunday morning breakfast; Workshop presentations discussing accessible technology, accessible medical equipment, advocacy; Door prize drawings, and more.

The site is the Crowne Plaza Columbus North – Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43229. The rate is $122 per night (taxes included). To reserve a room, call the hotel at 614-885-1885 , select option #2, and use the code AC8. Although we will make every effort to provide streaming options and Zoom attendance for breakout sessions, voting will be limited to those attending in person due to time and technical constraints.

After successfully submitting the form, you will be directed to PayPal to pay securely with a credit card or PayPal account. If you need assistance, Call the ACB Ohio office (614) 261-3561 | Email Click here to register to attend the 2021 ACB-Ohio Conference and Convention in person in Columbus Ohio

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  • Host: South Central Association of the Visually Impaired (SCAVI)
  • When: Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 4-7PM.
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 1515 20th St., Bedford.
  • Cost: $7 per person, children under 12 eat free.
  • Auction: Place your bids on a variety of unique auction items and put your name in the hat for a door prize.
  • Menu: Four types of chili, corn muffins, sandwiches, desserts and your choice of drink.
  • Purpose: Help SCAVI raise funds to help people with vision loss in our community!.
  • For tickets: call 812-675-0065.

Listen to ACB Indiana Information Station

Join us for ACB Indiana Information Station monthly zoom conference calls covering topics of interest to the blind and those with low vision, held every second Monday of the month at 7PM eastern, 6PM Central. To join us live, see announcements on the ACB Indiana email list. Not a member? Click here to subscribe To The ACB Of Indiana email list

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Listen to National Center on Accessibility, August 9, 2021

Listen to Casting Your vote in the 2021 Online National Convention, July 12, 2021

Listen to Accessibility of Appliances, Large and Small, May 10, 2021

Listen to Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, April 12, 2021

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ACB of Indiana Reaches 50-Year Milestone

By Deanna Austin (information obtained from Don Koors) In July of 1961 the American Council of the Blind National Organization was formed. In the fall of 1971, it became apparent that Indiana needed to establish a state affiliate. Thanks to the Indianapolis Star Fund for the Blind, a mailing was sent to 8,000 legally blind Hoosiers inviting them to attend an in-person meeting at the Atkinson Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.…

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