Volume LIV December 2015 No. 6
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2015 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- Humana Now Offers Talking Prescription Labels for Its Members with Visual Impairments, by Kim Charlson
- Linked, Connected and Empowered with ACB Link
- Scholarship Applications for 2016-2017 School Year Are Now Available!
- Willing, Able, and Seeking Opportunity: Video Receives Support from Multinational Corporations, by Eric Bridges
- Happy Holidays from the Convention Committee, by Janet Dickelman
- Bid It! Buy It! Holiday Auction and Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival
- In Memoriam: “Bob Allen” Prahin, by Vicky Prahin
- In Memoriam: Marcia Nigro Dresser, by Marlaina Lieberg
- Readers’ Memories of Marcia Dresser
- A Letter from the ACB President
- A Great Time in the Lone Star State, by the ACB Auction Committee
- Highlights of the 2015 ACB Membership Seminar, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
- And the Winner Is …, by Mike Godino
- Blind Hunting?!, by Tom Lealos
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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