2016 State Convention

The 2016 State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois was held Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Naperville Marriott in Naperville, Illinois.


  • Advanced Group
  • The Aileen S. Andrew Foundation
  • The Baiardi Family Foundation Inc.
  • Friends and Family in memory of Dolores Gnech
  • Milton Harris/and Alice Chenault
  • Dr. and Mrs. Neal Hart of the Illinois Prairie Foundation
  • The Illinois Association of Blind Merchants
  • Invesco
  • Mr. Harold W. Knapheide III, in honor of his mother, the late Mary MacDill Knapheide
  • Community Foundation Great River Bend – Mildred Crespin-Kroegaert Fund
  • Richard Lansden, trustee, The Leona Stanford Vollintine Charitable Trust
  • The Community Foundation of the Quincy Area from the Arthur O. and Lela B. Lindsey Fund
  • Elick and Charlotte Lindon Foundation
  • Jefferson L. Miller, Jr. and Abby Lock Castle
  • The Naperville Noon Lion’s Club
  • Oasis Home Health Care Inc.
  • Okawville Lion’s
  • Steve and Georgiann Pangere
  • Trinity Fellowship
  • Samuel Weinstein Family Foundation

Convention Literature

Convention Audio

Edited by Byron Lee