Vol. LIII March 2015 No. 9
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: More on Accessible Prescription Labels, by Kim Charlson
- Tax Tips from the IRS, by Melanie Brunson
- ACB’s Stars Will Shine Bright in Dallas, by Janet Dickelman
- Last Call: The DKM Train Is Leaving the Station, by Allen Casey
- Let the Stars Shine Bright on the ACB Brenda Dillon Memorial Walk, by Donna Brown
- Call for Nominees for 2015 ACB Awards!, by Chelle Hart & Chip Hailey
- Board of Publications Again Awards Your Excellence in Media and Writing in 2015
- Come to the Lone Star Loot Auction!
- The Importance of Grassroots, by Kathy Brockman
- Best Audio Holiday Season Ever, by Susan Glass
- A Telecommuting Job Could Be Just What You Are Looking For, by Dr. Ronald E. Milliman
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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© 2015 American Council of the Blind
Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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