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September 27, 2020
  • LIFE Group weekly reading

    September 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 5433 (LIFE)

    Please check IL-Talk or with Linda Hendle for any exceptions to the regular weekly schedule.

October 1, 2020
  • October is Meet the Blind Month

    October 1, 2020

    https://nfb.org//meet-blind-month

October 3, 2020
  • Ferris Wheel Chapter Meeting (note room change)

    October 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Lincoln Library, 326 South 7th, Springfield. in the Carnegie Room South (first floor)

    Greater Springfield Area.
    Contact chapter president, Bill Reif, for more Info at billreif@ameritech.net or 217-801-2996.
    meeting will be accessible also by conference line: 605-313-4819 code N F B I.

October 4, 2020
  • LIFE Group weekly reading

    October 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 5433 (LIFE)

    Please check IL-Talk or with Linda Hendle for any exceptions to the regular weekly schedule.

  • At Large Chapter Meeting (605 313 4819 code 6324)

    October 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 6324 ( N F B I )

October 10, 2020
  • NFBI 51st Annual State Convention

    October 10, 2020
    Wyndham Springfield City Centre, 700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701, USA

    The 51st Annual State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois will be held at the:
    Wyndham Springfield City Centre
    700 E. Adams St.
    Springfield, Illinois 62701

    The Wyndham Springfield City Centre is now accepting room reservations for the state convention. To make your reservation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please 217-718-5519 and use the group code NFBI. The best time to call is during regular business hours, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The 2019 room rates is $99 a night. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, which at present is 8.75% and will be in effect at the time of check-out.

    For early arrivals, there are a number of rooms reserved for Thursday, October 17th. Don’t hesitate, please make your room reservations as soon as possible. Our block of rooms are available until October 7th, then they are released to the general public. In years past, the block sells out prior to the deadline, so please don’t hesitate!

    When making hotel room reservations,you need to secure via credit card. There will be no charge to your card until you arrive at the hotel. There are a limited number of wheelchair accessible rooms and if needed, don’t hesitate, make it known when you are making your room reservation.

    With this said, if you are thinking about attending, if you are somewhat positive that you will attend, not quite sure you will attend and to those that know that they will attend, PLEASE make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.

    Note: if you can not attend and you have made hotel reservations, don’t call the hotel to cancel. Please call Denise Avant at 773-991-8050. Denise usually has a waiting list to review as many learn about the state convention after the date of October 7th. if the block is not sold out, the remainder of rooms will be released to the public. In years past, the block sells out prior to the deadline and therefore, Please, don’t hesitate!

  • Four Rivers Chapter Meeting

    October 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Belleville Public Library, 121 E. Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220

    Contact chapter president Brian Sumner for more info (ColaBoy1965@gmail.com 618-236-6310).

  • Blackhawk Chapter Meeting

    October 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Hope Creek Care Center, 4343 Kennedy Drive, East Moline, IL

    call-in option:

    Conference call: 605-313-4819 code: "HAWK"(4295)
    One-tap mobile: (605) 313-4819,,4295#

    Jean Rauschenbach, President
    (773) 454-1052
    rauschjc@gmail.com

  • Chicago Chapter Meeting

    October 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, 226 S. Wabash, Chicago, http://exchequerpub.com/menu/

    meetings chaired by Chapter President David Meyer (datemeyer@sbcglobal.net).

October 11, 2020
  • LIFE Group weekly reading

    October 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 5433 (LIFE)

    Please check IL-Talk or with Linda Hendle for any exceptions to the regular weekly schedule.

  • IABS Board Teleconference (code IABS)

    October 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 4227 (IABS)

October 15, 2020
  • Oct. 15: White Cane Safety Day

    October 15, 2020
    National

    https://nfb.org/white-cane-safety-day
    http://ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=2271&ChapterID=64

October 18, 2020
  • LIFE Group weekly reading

    October 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 5433 (LIFE)

    Please check IL-Talk or with Linda Hendle for any exceptions to the regular weekly schedule.

October 25, 2020
  • LIFE Group weekly reading

    October 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    605 313 4819 code 5433 (LIFE)

    Please check IL-Talk or with Linda Hendle for any exceptions to the regular weekly schedule.