Hello everyone, please join the members of the National Federation of the Blind of the District of Columbia as they celebrate the 2019 Annual State Convention sponsored by Vander Pharmaceuticals. Convention activities begin on October 30th and conclude on Saturday, November 2nd. The convention activities are as follows:
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The NFB of DC Senior Division Luncheon and Workshop
Maggiano’s Little Italy
5333 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Washington, DC 20015
Time: 11 AM-2 PM
Cost: $20 /Sold Out
Luncheon Information Contact: William Covington 202-581-7474
THURSDAY, October 31, 2019
The NFB of DC Blind Women’s Empowerment Conference
702 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Time: 10 AM-3 PM
Ticket Information Contact: Libra Robinson 202-427-3600 or email@example.com
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
All activities will be held at the following address:
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C St. SW.
Washington, DC 20201
THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS and THE SPORTS AND RECREATION DIVISIONS EXPO
Time: 10 AM -2 PM
BLIND PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING EVENT
The 21st Amendment Bar and Grill
Host: Shawn Callaway
Time: 4-7 PM
THE NFB OF DC CABARET AND AUCTION
Time: 7-10 PM
Cost: $20 Tickets can be purchased at the door
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019
Time: 9-12 Noon and 2-5 PM
NFB of DC AWARDS LUNCHEON
Time: 12-2 PM
If you plan to attend the general session, lunch banquet and cabaret, the cost will be $65 which is a savings of $10.
If you wish to purchase tickets for the above events, you may do so by the following methods:
Please send a check or money order PAYABLE TO NFB OF DC to 7444 Georgia Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20012.
Credit and debit card payments can be processed by Star White at 202-427-5810.
THE NFB OF DC PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR 4TH ANNUAL
BLIND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE
“Sister to Sister, Heart to Heart”
Bringing to you an awesome panel of diverse blind women along with dynamic keynote speaker, Denise Avant. These talented sisters will be telling it to you from their hearts to your hearts. Get ready to be dazzled, rejuvenated, and inspired to live the life you want.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
PEPCO Edison Place Gallery
702 8th Street, NW
10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Washington, DC 20004
Ticket Price: $25.00 [Nearest Metro Station is Gallery Place 9th & G St.]
All Women Are Welcome
To RSVP or for more information contact:
Libra Robinson at (202)427-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than October 24, 2019
ALL SALES ARE FINAL – NO REFUNDS
Please join us in support of The D.C. Affiliate’s Health and Wellness and Sports and Recreation Divisions HEALTH AND WELLNESS/SPORTS and RECREATION EXPO!
WHEN: Friday November 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Holiday Inn Capitol 550 C St. SW. Wash., DC 20201
This event is free and will have speakers and vendors
from various companies and organizations where the topics of discussion will be sports activities and health related issues.
You are sure to have a wonderful, enjoyable and healthy experience while getting insight and information concerning sports activities and your overall health.
The Division will be giving away door prizes each hour and don’t forget the silent auction at the EXPO’s end. There is also a “Musical Chairs” contest in the event’s final hour with a GRAND PRIZE awarded to the lucky winner.
An added BONUS: The Bureau of Printing and Engraving will be distributing “FREE” money readers to all who attend the Expo!
10:00-10:30: Cardio warm-up with an exercise guru
[Note: dress comfortably for a light cardio warm-up.]
10:30-11:00: A discussion with The “Blind Athletes Association” discussing activities they are involved in
11:00-11:30: Ophthalmologist, Dr. Priya Vakharia, Retina Disease Specialist will discuss eye issues
11:30-12:00: Speaker Delores L. Scott from the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency will discuss emergency preparedness and planning
12:00-12:30: Case Manager Barbara Jones will discuss how to qualify for a Home Health Aide/Personal Care Assistant
12:30-1:00: Insurance Agent Leonard Riggs from Lincoln Heritage
Insurance will discuss the benefits of “Burial Insurance”
1:00-1:30: “Musical Chairs” contest with a GRAND PRIZE awarded to the winner
1:30-2:00: Our “Silent Auction” will offer various health and sports related items
Looking forward to seeing you at the Divisions fun-filled event!
Larry Brown- President, Health and Wellness Division
Tajuan Farmer- President, Sports and Recreation Division