Volume XLIII February 2005 No. 5
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 2005 American Council of the Blind
Christopher Gray, President
Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Acting Editor
Table of Contents
- DVS (R) Enhanced DVD for the Movie "Ray": The Audience Is Listening
- President's Message: Video Description: It's Here to Stay, by Christopher Gray
- Executive Director's Report, by Melanie Brunson
- Position Available: Editor
- ACB Scholarships Available to Blind Students
- ACB Seeks 2005 Summer Intern
- Letters, We Want Letters!, by Nola McKinney
- McDaniel Fund Committee Offers You the Chance to Take a Trip to Pair-A-Dice, by Carl McCoy
- Tour Talk, by Berl Colley
- ACB Welcomes 18 New Life Members, by Charles S.P. Hodge
- Affiliate News
- 12 Days to St. Patrick's Day Raffle, by M.J. Schmitt
- In Memoriam: Cara Dunne-Yates, by Sharon Lovering
- Taxpayer Advocate Service Lends Support with Difficult Tax Issues, by Margie Donovan
- Marion Memories: New Signs to Raise Awareness about Impaired Pedestrians, by Brenda J. Donegan
- Five Rings to Leadership and the Future of ACB: The 2004 Four Corners Conference, by Christine A. Hutchinson
- Letters to the Editor
- Here and There, by Sarah Blake
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, and Board of Publications
There was an error in the election coverage ("Election Results: New Faces in the Crowd," November 2004). Steve Speicher had been first vice president, not second vice president, as stated in the article. Under the rules of succession, M.J. Schmitt, who had been second vice president, was promoted to first vice president when Steve Speicher resigned; the board elected Mitch Pomerantz to fill the vacancy. But under the same rules, Pomerantz had to stand for election at the next convention.
During the post-convention meeting of the ACB Board of Directors, Naomi Soule was elected to serve on the PR committee, not on the board of publications as was accidentally stated in the summary of that meeting as published in the November 2004 issue of this magazine.
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.