Volume LVIII September 2019 No. 3
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2019 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
Table of Contents
- President’s Message, by Dan Spoone
- Let’s Get Connected!, by Cindy Van Winkle
- ACB Board Approves Vision and Core Values Statements, Endorses Constitutional Amendment, Looks at Code of Conduct Policy Draft, by Deb Cook Lewis
- Looking Back at Rochester and Ahead to Schaumburg, by Janet Dickelman
- Mega News from the Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival
- Walmart and Sam’s Club Set Standard for Providing Accessible Prescription Labels Across U.S.
- ACB Radio Holiday Auction: The Fun Begins, by Carla Ruschival
- Transportation - The Journey Continues, by Ron Brooks
- A Committee for All Things Transportation and Mobility, by Barbara Salisbury
- Sharing the Roads, by Marcia J. Wick
- VW Bug to the Rescue, by Dr. Ronald E. Milliman
- Self-Driving Cars and Date Night, by Ron Brooks
- Access to Amtrak: Making America’s Rails More Accessible, by Claire Stanley
- Transit Tales
- Affiliate News
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forum
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