2017 State Convention

The 2017 State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois was held Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Naperville Marriott in Naperville, Illinois.


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

Convention Literature

Convention Audio

Edited by Marco Giannotti