Affiliate News

ACB Diabetics in Action

Howdy, all! Have you sent in this year’s dues yet? Are you a diabetic who has been thinking about joining ACBDA? Well, now is the time to send your $10 dues to Alice Ritchhart, 139 Altama Connector, Suite 188, Brunswick, GA 31525. The deadline is approaching! We are trying to make this affiliate one of the biggest and best in the organization. We can only do this with the help of all of you.
The second Wednesday of each month is our conference call. If you have any ideas for a topic or a speaker, please let me know at (515) 848-5007 or e-mail me at
You’ll hear more next month because we will start working on conference/convention events for Dallas.  Talk to you all then!

Blind Pride Announces 2015 Social Networking Event

Following BPI’s tradition of offering exciting fall events for our members and friends, we are now inviting you to rock the Big Apple with us! Start planning now to attend this fun-filled social networking event, which is sure to sell out early!
What are the dates, you ask? BPI Rocks the Big Apple will be held Oct. 21-25, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Express Manhattan Westside.
Some of the activities you will enjoy in New York City include audio-described Broadway shows, accessible museum tours, cultural performances, shopping, live television studio audiences, sight-seeing tours, world-renowned restaurants and amazing street food, and general networking opportunities.
Interested in knowing more? Subscribe to the BPI Rocks the Big Apple e-mail list by sending a blank message to By subscribing, you will get up-to-the-minute information on developing plans, activities, hotel and travel arrangements, and much more.
For additional inquiries or for questions on how to subscribe, send an e-mail to
Join the crowd and we'll all take a giant bite of the Big Apple in October 2015!