The ACB Braille Forum Vol. LIII May 2015 No. 11

The ACB Braille Forum Vol. LIII May 2015 No. 11 Published by the American Council of the Blind ***** Be A Part of ACB The American Council of the Blind (TM) is a membership organization made up of more than 70 state and special-interest affiliates. To join, contact the national office at 1-800-424-8666. ** Contribute to Our Work Those much-needed contributions, which are tax-deductible, can be sent to Attn: Treasurer, ACB, 6300 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Suite 195, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. If you wish to remember a relative or friend, the national office has printed cards available for this purpose. Consider including a gift to ACB in your Last Will and Testament. If your wishes are complex, call the national office. To make a contribution to ACB by the Combined Federal Campaign, use this number: 11155. ** Check in with ACB For the latest in legislative and governmental news, call the “Washington Connection” 24/7 at 1-800-424-8666, or read it online. Listen to ACB Reports by downloading the MP3 file from, or call (231) 460-1061 and choose option 3. Tune in to ACB Radio at or by calling (231) 460-1047. Learn more about us at Follow us on Twitter at @acbnational, or like us on Facebook at © 2015 American Council of the Blind Melanie Brunson, Executive Director Sharon Lovering, Editor 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201 ***** Table of Contents Acknowledgement President’s Message: Riding the Rails, by Kim Charlson ACB Sues Four D.C. Cab Companies for Discrimination Against People Who Use Guide Dogs, by Melanie Brunson Convention Week Sneak Preview, by Janet Dickelman Show Your Love for ACB and Get the Chance to Win up to $5,000! Got an Amendment for the ACB Constitution and Bylaws? A Few Reminders, by John Huffman Join the Stampede at the ACB Brenda Dillon Memorial Walk, by Donna Brown An Update on Giving Societies, by Tom Tobin ACB Monthly Monetary Support Program (MMS) Funds Many Useful Services, by George Holliday Seeing Can Be Deceiving, by Ken Stewart Affiliate News Passings Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop UEB, by Nancy Scott ACB Officers, Board of Directors, and Board of Publications Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums ** Are You Moving? Do You Want to Change Your Subscription? Contact Sharon Lovering in the ACB national office, 1-800-424-8666, or via e-mail, Give her the information, and she'll take care of the changes for you.
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