Convention 2000 Issue
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 2000 American Council of the Blind
Paul Edwards, President
Charles H. Crawford, Executive Director
Penny Reeder, Editor
Sharon Lovering, Editorial Assistant
Table of Contents
- President's Report to the Convention, by Paul Edwards
- 2000 Convention Highlights, by Sharon Lovering and Penny Reeder
- Ascending, by Jenine Stanley
- ACB Welcomes 18 New Life Members at 39th Annual Convention, by Charles S.P. Hodge
Look for coverage of awards which were presented at the 2000 convention, as well as pre- and post-convention board meetings, in the December "Braille Forum."
You may request copies of the 2000 resolutions, as well as the ACB constitution and bylaws, from the ACB national office. Call (800) 424-8666 weekdays between 2 and 5 p.m. Eastern time.
Because this year's banquet speaker happened to be a professional entertainer, we were not allowed to tape the banquet. We hope to interview Terry Kelly for a future issue of the Forum. Check out his web site at http://www.terry-kelly.com.
To hear all of the ACB national convention general sessions, visit ACB Radio, http://www.acbradio.org.
The editorial staff wishes to express its gratitude to Ken Nichols for his extraordinary photographic coverage of the 2000 convention, and to Jay Doudna and Mike Duke, without whose excellent recordings and tireless dedication to the task of editing the minidisks and preparing the convention tapes we would not have been able to bring this convention issue to publication.
The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and to improve quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.