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Ohio and Indiana to Hold Joint Convention
ACB of Ohio and ACB of Indiana will hold a joint convention Oct. 29-31 at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington. Plans include breakout sessions on technology, health, and more. There will be exhibitors, an auction, and all the usual activities. Friday afternoon features a hospitality room where we can meet and talk. Save time Saturday for the auction – we already have lots of fantastic items. Room rates are $104 per night, plus tax. For more information, visit www.acbohio.org or call 1-800-835-2226.
Illinois Council to Host Virtual Concert
The Illinois Council of the Blind is holding a very exciting fall fundraiser – a virtual concert by Steven Solomon, “Pianist to the Stars.” When? Sunday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Central time. The cost is $25 per household to attend. To sign up, visit www.icbonline.org. The last 30 minutes of the show will be dedicated to songs that have been requested for Steven to play. To pre-request a song, send Maggie an email, [email protected]; in the subject line, write SONG REQUEST, and in the body of the email, write the name of the song and the artist.
For more information about Steven Solomon, visit www.PianoBySteven.com. To hear some of his music, visit his YouTube channel, www.YouTube.com/PianoBySteven. If you’d like to view his partial song list, visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/1b9RDNmqSNtNjge9yevBllKSclsHZZdHl/view.
GDUI Holiday Wreaths and Centerpieces
Guide Dog Users, Inc. again wishes to raise funds for our Universal Voting Program by selling holiday wreaths and centerpieces via the Sherwood Farms Fundraising Webstore, https://sherwoodfundraiser.com/guidedogusersinc.
Wreaths are made of an aromatic combination of noble fir, berried juniper and incense cedar. Touches of color provided by red faux holly berries. Includes a deluxe, pre-tied checkered tree bow.
The centerpieces are made of cedar, noble fir, pine and berried juniper arranged in an oasis block and bowl for your table. Faux white snow berries and red holly berries included for custom arrangement. Also includes 10” tapered LED candle. Approximately 12 inches diameter.
These items are delivered fresh from the Pacific Northwest directly to your door. The last day to order is Nov. 10th.
If you have any problems accessing the website, contact Denise Weddle at (310) 306-8149.