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					AGENDA National Federation of the Blind of Colorado 55th Annual State Convention November 5-8, 2009 Doubletree Hotel Denver 3203 Quebec Street Denver, Colorado 80207 Grand Ballroom Scott C. LaBarre, President 2233 W. Shepperd Avenue Littleton, CO 80120 303-778-1130 HONORING LOUIS BRAILLE AND HIS LEGACY OF FREEDOM

NFB PLEDGE I pledge to participate actively in the effort of the National Federation of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind; to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its constitution.

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GENERAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION REGISTRATION: Friday 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom Entrance Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom Entrance Registration Fee: Thursday’s Possibilities Fair: Friday Luncheon Ticket: Saturday Luncheon Ticket: Saturday Banquet: $20.00 $15.00 $20.00 $20.00 $40.00

EXHIBITS: Exhibits will be open in the Grand Ballroom Entrance throughout the entire Convention and at the discretion of the individual exhibitor. The times listed below are times when the Exhibits will be open without any competing convention activities. Grand Ballroom Foyers 1 & 2 Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Please stop to visit the following exhibitors and sponsors: Access Gallery AGA, L.L.C. AKB Visions Audio Information Network of Colorado Beyond Sight (Gold Sponsor) Colorado Center for the Blind (Titanium Sponsor) Colorado Talking Book Library Foresight Ski Guides (Silver Sponsor) KNFB Reading Technology Inc. LaBarre Law Offices P.C. (Silver Sponsor) Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Worley Enterprises (Silver Sponsor)
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CHILDCARE INFORMATION: Please contact childcare coordinator, Michelle Chacon, 720 240-1074, to make arrangements. Childcare will be available Thursday as part of the Possibilities Fair but you should contact Michelle Chacon for details. Friday: Childcare will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Parents must provide meals for their children. Oak Room Saturday: Childcare will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Parents must provide lunch for their children. Childcare will be re-open at 6:00 p.m and close at 9:15 p.m. Oak Room Sunday: Childcare will be open from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Oak Room DOG RELIEF AREA INFORMATION: Contact Dog Guide Coordinator, Diane McGeorge, and pay attention to general announcements. The dog relief area is located on 33rd Street. You will find the exit doors to your left as you exit the Grand Ballroom. You will walk a short distance across the parking lot. When you come to a curb with some landscaping beyond it, go to your right a short while and then to your left around the bushes and landscaping. There you will find a small area with rocks and just past that you will find a very long grassy area about 6 feet wide. You will not need to cross over 33rd Street. Please deposit all waste in the trash can provided.

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DOOR PRIZES: Jon Deden serves as our Door Prize Chairman. Door Prizes will be drawn in general convention session and you must be present to win. Please bring your prizes to Jon prior to the beginning of general sessions.

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TRIBUTE TO OUR SPONSORS We extend our sincerest gratitude to the Colorado Center for the Blind, our Titanium Sponsor. Since 1988, the CCB has been changing what it means to be blind one life at a time. The Center has provided world class blindness training to students from all over the world. Contact Julie Deden, Executive Director, jdeden@cocenter.org, 303 778-1130. Also visit www.cocenter.org for more information. We salute this year’s Gold Sponsor, Beyond Sight, Inc. which is proud to be the largest retail store of blind and lowvision products in the country. Its focus is to improve the lives of people who are blind or low-vision individuals through adaptive technology. Beyond Sight is dedicated to enhancing the independence of blind and vision-impaired individuals through adaptive technology. Since 1989, it has proudly offered its customers over 1,000 products that improve the quality of its customers' lives. Proudly, Beyond Sight, Inc. is owned by and employs blind individuals. Because of this, they can thoroughly evaluate and test the many adaptive technology products that are available. Please contact Jim Misener, owner, at jim@beyondsight.com, 303 795-6455, and/or go to www.beyondsight.com for more information. We thank LaBarre Law Offices P.C., a Silver Sponsor of this year’s convention. LaBarre Law Offices P.C. is owned and operated by Scott LaBarre and has been providing legal representation in ADA cases, employment law, disability rights, Social Security, and some business matters since 1998. Contact Scott LaBarre at slabarre@labarrelaw.com, 303 504-5979, or go to www.labarrelaw.com for more information.
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We also thank Worley Enterprises Inc., another Silver Sponsor. Worley Enterprises builds opportunities through service and is an industry leader in Randolph-Sheppard related matters and government contracting. Contact its owner and President, Kevan Worley, kevanworley@worleyenterprises.biz, 719 527-0488, or go to www.worleyenterprises.biz for more information.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. POSSIBILITIES FAIR FOR ALL Grand Ballroom I and II FOR BLIND SENIORS AND YOUTH OR FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND OTHERS WHO HAVE SOMEONE IN THEIR LIVES WHO IS BLIND OR LOSING VISION. Presented by The Colorado Center for the Blind and National Federation of the Blind of Colorado AGENDA 9:00 a.m. DISPLAYS AND DEMONSTRATIONS:  Exhibitors  Staff and Students, Colorado Center for the Blind TAKE CHARGE: LIVE INDEPENDENTLY; DISCOVER OPTIONS THAT WILL WORK FOR YOU Colorado Ballroom II Presented by the Colorado Center for the Blind Seniors in Charge Program highlighting a unique residential program for blind and visually impaired seniors IEP WORKSHOP: HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CHILD'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM Colorado Ballroom I Michelle Chacon, Teacher of the Visually
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9:00 a.m.

9:15 a.m.

Impaired Kiki McGough, Special Education Coordinator, Adams County District 50 Alicia Frank, School Psychologist 10:00 a.m. EMPOWERING FRIENDS & FAMILY: POSITIVELY HANDLE VISION LOSS SO THAT EVERYONE WILL FLOURISH Colorado Ballroom II Presented by Diane McGeorge, Chairperson, Colorado Center for the Blind Board of Directors ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM AND AT HOME Colorado Ballroom I Bonnie Snyder, Assistive Technology Consultant Jim Olson, Director of Colorado Instructional Materials Center, CSDB KEYNOTE LUNCHEON Grand Ballroom I and II This luncheon will feature brief speeches from leaders of the National Federation of the Blind and the Colorado Center for the Blind. Keynote Address delivered by Buna Dahal, Member, Board of Directors, NFB Colorado TAKE CHARGE: LIVE INDEPENDENTLY; DISCOVER OPTIONS THAT WILL WORK FOR YOU Colorado Ballroom II
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10:45 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

Presented by the Colorado Center for the Blind Seniors in Charge Program highlighting a unique residential program for blind and visually impaired seniors 1:30 p.m. CAREER EXPLORATION: PREPARING BLIND CHILDREN TO SUCCEED IN THE WORLD OF WORK Colorado Ballroom I Julie Deden, Executive Director of the Colorado Center for the Blind Kevan Worley, Business Enterprise Program Julia Zanon, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Gerry Leary, Coffee Roaster, The Unseen Bean Jon Deden, Securities Examiner; Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies EMPOWERING FRIENDS & FAMILY: POSITIVELY HANDLE VISION LOSS SO THAT EVERYONE WILL FLOURISH Colorado Ballroom II Presented by Diane McGeorge, Chairperson, Colorado Center for the Blind Board of Directors TEEN ROUNDTABLE I: AN OPEN AND INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION OF ISSUES FACING BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED YOUTH Conference Room 627 Moderator: Brent Batron, Youth Coordinator, Colorado Center for the Blind
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2:00 p.m.

2:45 p.m.

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF COLORADO BOARD MEETING: A FOCUS ON IDENTIFYING PRIORITIES AND SECURING FUNDING Crystal III This is an open board meeting of the NFB of Colorado but you must make a reservation with Lisa Bonderson or Scott LaBarre in advance.

FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 2009 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. REGISTRATION Grand Ballroom Entrance Pick up your pre-registration packets and register for doorprize drawings. If you didn’t register in advance, Convention Registration is $20.00, Friday Luncheon $20.00, Saturday Luncheon $20.000, and Banquet $40.00. NFB COLORADO KID CORRAL Oak Room Michelle Chacon, Corral Leader This is our NFB Colorado Childcare. This is not only baby sitting, but, Michelle has planned a number of activities to keep the kiddos busy. Although there is no charge for Corral, we ask that you register your children for the Convention. Kids in childcare will
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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

be eligible to receive the doorprizes through their parents if their names are called. Also, parents are responsible for providing the children lunch. 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EXCLUSIVE CONVENTION SPONSOR AND EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE Peruse this year’s selection of Convention Sponsors and Exhibitors and find out what is new in technology, products, and services. In particular, we want to salute our Titanium Sponsor, the Colorado Center for the Blind; our Gold Sponsor, Beyond Sight; and our Silver sponsors, Foresight Ski Guides, Inc., Worley Enterprises, and LaBarre Law Offices. 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. OPENING GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom I and II 10:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER AND WELCOME Scott C. LaBarre, President NFB Colorado OPENING CEREMONIES Brent Batron, President, NFB of Denver PROVIDING VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION IN AN
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10:05 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

ECONOMIC CRISIS: A REPORT FROM THE COLORADO DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION Julia Zanon, Rehabilitation Counselor II, Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Denver 10:35 a.m. BLAZING TRAILS IN COLORADO’S HIGH COUNTRY: A REPORT FROM OUR SILVER SPONSOR, FORESIGHT SKI GUIDES, INC. Mark Davis, Executive Director, Foresight Ski Guides, Inc., Denver IS NOW THE BEST TIME TO SEEK FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT AS A BLIND PERSON? Shelly Anderson, U.S. Office of Personnel Management KNOWING YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW TO ADVOCATE FORCEFULLY FOR YOURSELF Bennett Prows, Esq., Second Vice President, National Association of Blind Lawyers TO COIN A MOVEMENT: HONORING LOUIS BRAILLE THROUGH THE COIN Kevan Worley, Chairman, National Federation of the Blind Imagination Fund
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10:55

11:10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

BREAK

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 6, 2009 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CONVENTION LUNCHEON I: THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT Grand Ballroom I and II Master of Ceremonies, Brent Batron, Second Vice President, NFB Colorado CCB YOUTH PROGRAMS ALREADY MAKING A DIFFERENCE Mary Sayegh, CCB Summer Student; Juliana Trunfio, CCB Summer Student; Beth Allred, CCB Summer Counselor PRESENTING OUR 2009 NFB COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Buna Dahal, NFB Colorado Scholarship Committee Chairperson; Brooke Jostad, First Year Student, Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Arielle Silverman, Graduate Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; Beth Allred, Graduate Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; Carry Joanis, Fulbright Scholar and Graduate Student, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
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LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN: A REPORT FROM THE COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND Lou Tutt, Principal, Colorado School for the Blind, Colorado Springs, Colorado BEING AT THE TOP OF YOUR GAME: SPORTS FOR BLIND YOUTH AND OTHERS Heidi Moore, Head Instructor Denver Judo, Beth Fox, Representative National Sports Center for the Disabled 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. BEYOND SIGHT TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR Grand Ballroom I Seth Leblond, Coordinator Our Gold Sponsor, Beyond Sight Inc., will present this informative seminar highlighting some of the latest and greatest technology for the blind and visually impaired 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. BOOK READERS: A COMPARISON OF THE STREAM, THE PLEXTALK POCKET, AND THE BOOK SENSE 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. JUSTIFYING TECHNOLOGY
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PURCHASES FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. NETBOOK, NOTEBOOK, OR NOTETAKER: A COMPARISON OF FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. GPS FOR NOTETAKERS: SENDERO AND SENSE NAVIGATION 4:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. OCR SOFTWARE: A PEEK AT THE BRAND-NEW KURZWEIL 1000 VERSION 12 4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PORTABLE PRINT READING: THE KNFB READER MOBILE 4:30 p.m. to 4:40: p.m. CELL PHONES AND TALKS SOFTWARE: THE CAN'S AND CANNOT'S 4:40 - p.m. to 5:00: p.m. LOW VISION TOOLS: ZOOMTEXT, THE GRADUATE, AND PORTABLE VIDEO MAGNIFIERS

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2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CCB EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR: WHY YOU WOULD LOVE TO WORK FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Grand Ballroom II Brenda Mosby, Seminar Coordinator Our Titanium Sponsor, the Colorado Center for the Blind, will present this extremely useful and powerful employment seminar with a new twist. The seminar will focus on how to get a good federal job, knowledge applicable to all job seekers. 2:00 p.m. INTRODUCTIONS Brenda Mosby Vocational Specialist for the Colorado Center for the Blind 2:05 p.m. ASSESS YOUR SKILLS Brenda Mosby and Julie Deden, Executive Director of the Colorado Center for the Blind 2:25 p.m. HIRING INITIATIVE, SCHEDULE A AND WRITING A FEDERAL RESUME Shelley Anderson Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
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Veteran's Outreach Liaison Representative 3:05 p.m. THEIR STORY: TWO CURRENT BLIND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES SHARE THEIR JOURNEY TO FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT Gary Van Dorn, Management and Program Analyst and Priscilla Jones, Secretary for Commander and Deputy Director for Defense Contract and Management Denver 3:40 p.m. 10 MINUTE BREAK 3:50 p.m. WHAT THE IRS IS DOING Star Smith, Management and Program Analyst, IRS Recruiting Office 4:15 p.m. EEOC-CREATING A CULTURE OF RESPECT: RECOGNIZING AND APPRECIATING DIVERSITY Patricia McMahon, Program Analyst, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Denver Field Office 4:45 p.m. SCORING YOUR ASSESSMENT Brenda Mosby and Julie Deden
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5:00 p.m. ADJOURN 2:00 p.m. CANE TRAVEL FOR PARENTS: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP IN CANE TRAVEL TECHNIQUES Conference Room 527 Eric Woods, Certified O & M Instructor Michelle Chacon, TVI and O & M Instructor SCAVENGER HUNT FOR KIDS Conference Room 527 TEEN ROUNDTABLE II: AN OPEN AND INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION OF ISSUES FACING BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED YOUTH Conference Room 727 Moderator: Brent Batron, Youth Coordinator, Colorado Center for the Blind FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 6, 2009 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. SPONSORS SPOTLIGHT: A RECEPTION TO EAT DRINK, BE MERRY, AND HEAR FROM OUR SPONSORS Grand Ballroom IV Join us for a wonderful reception where heavy hors d' oeuvres will be served; a cash bar will be
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2:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

available; and where you will briefly hear from the sponsors helping to make this a terrific convention. 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE Grand Ballroom III Brent Batron and Tom Anderson, Co-chairs. LOUIS BRAILLE’S 200TH BIRTHDAY PARTY Grand Ballroom IV When you’re 200 years old, it’s time for a party! Join the NFB of Denver and a special appearance by Louis Braille for a monumental bash. Louis will tell stories of 19th century France and will also sign autographs. NOMINATING COMMITTEE (CLOSED MEETING) Boardroom This is the only meeting of the weekend not open to the general membership but rather, only to those appointed by their chapters and divisions. CABS IDOL II Grand Ballroom IV The Colorado Association of Blind Students brings you CABS Idol II where you can dazzle the crowd with your singing talent and
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8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

9:00 p.m. to Midnight

compete for prizes to be awarded by our mystery panel of celebrity judges. SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 7, 2009 8:00 a.m. to Noon REGISTRATION Grand Ballroom Entrance EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS EXCLUSIVE SHOWCASE NFB COLORADO KID CORRAL CONTINUED Oak Room Michelle Chacon, Corral Leader Kid Corral will be open until 5:00 when we will take an hour break prior to banquet activities. Consult the earlier mention of Kid Corral for more details about our childcare. SECOND GENERAL SESSION Moderator: Kevan Worley, First Vice President, NFB Colorado OPENING REMARKS AND INTRODUCTORY MATTERS AUDIO INFORMATION NETWORK OF COLORADO: IT’S NOT JUST RADIO READING Kim Ann Wardlow, Director of Marketing, Audio Information Network of Colorado
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8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

8:45 a.m.

8:45 a.m.

8:50 a.m.

9:05 a.m.

CHANGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BLIND THROUGHOUT AMERICA: A NATIONAL REPORT Amy Buresh, Member, NFB Board of Directors, President, NFB Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS AS A SUPER STORE FOR THE BLIND: A REPORT FROM OUR GOLD SPONSOR, BEYOND SIGHT INC. Jim Misener, Owner, Beyond Sight Inc., Littleton, Colorado THE DIGITAL INVASION: A REPORT FROM THE COLORADO TALKING BOOK LIBRARY Debbi MacLeod, Director, Colorado Talking Book Library EDUCATING OUR BLIND YOUTH: A REPORT FROM THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Dr. Tanni Anthony, State Consultant on Blindness/Visual Impairment, Colorado Department of Education EMERGING TECHNOLOGY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW James, Gashel, Vice President, KNFB Reading Technologies; Jason Fayre, Adaptive Technology
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9:35 a.m.

9:50 a.m.

10:10 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

Specialist, Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 10:55 a.m. “A DOT IN THIS WORLD”: A PLAY PRESENTED BY THE CCB ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Directors: Trina Boyd and Michelle Chacon Actors: Juliana Trunfio, Deyannita Villa-Cazares, Evan Starnes, JP Bewley, Tony Soto, Alma Amador Rodriquez, Ian Lee, Dakota Ley CONTINUING THE MISSION: THE COLORADO CENTER FOR THE BLIND ACHIEVING FIRST CLASS CITIZENSHIP Julie Deden, Executive Director, Colorado Center for the Blind BRINGING A BLIND CHILD HOME FROM INDIA: THE STORY OF PANDU FAYRE Lalena and Jason Fayre, NFB Members and Pandu’s Mommy and Daddy BREAK

11:10 a.m.

11:40 a.m.

NOON

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, November 7, 2009 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CONVENTION LUNCHEON II: INFORMATION and INSPIRATION
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Mistress of Ceremonies, Diane McGeorge, President Emeritus, NFB Colorado MY BLINDNESS, MYSELF In this panel, we will hear from NFB Colorado members sharing their stories of how blindness impacted their lives and their journeys to the NFB HONORING LOUIS BRAILLE’S LEGACY AND ACHIEVING OUR DREAMS: A PRESIDENTIAL REPORT Scott C. LaBarre, President, NFB Colorado 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS SHOWCASE CONTINUED ANNUAL MEETING OF THE COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF BLIND STUDENTS Conference Room 327 Marty Rahn, President, Colorado Association of Blind Students COLORADO ORGANIZATION OF PARENTS OF BLIND CHILDREN Colorado Ballroom III 2:00 p.m. ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS
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2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP: EXPLORING TECHNIQUES FOR TEACHING CONCEPTS AND TASKS TO BLIND CHILDREN Lucie Kiwimagi, Moderator, Family Therapist, Tennyson Center for Children Michelle Ruzich, Physical Therapist Dianna Ruck, Occupational Therapist Emily Jensen, Teacher of Gifted and Talented Michelle Chacon, TVI and O&M 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. COLORADO ORGANIZATION OF BLIND SENIORS ANNUAL MEETING Colorado Ballroom I Ray McGeorge, President. DEAF/BLIND MEETING Colorado Ballroom II Diane McGeorge, Coordinator Note: The Deaf Blind Meeting will begin in a joint session with the Seniors and then break out to a separate room at the direction of the coordinator. COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF BLIND MERCHANTS Conference Room 727 Kevan Worley, President
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2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

JUDO WORKSHOP FOR THE BLIND Grand Ballroom II Brent Batron, Coordinator

SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 7, 2009 6:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. NFB COLORADO KID CORRAL CONTINUED Oak Room Michelle Chacon, Corral Leader While the adults are off celebrating our banquet, the kiddos will have fun! The Corral Leader plans to lasso some sort of food for the cowfolk. PREBANQUET RECEPTION Crystal Ballroom Foyer Let’s get tuned up for our Annual Banquet with a cash bar and interaction with one another. ANNUAL BANQUET Crystal Ballroom Julie Deden, Mistress of Ceremonies, Secretary, NFB of Colorado. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Amy Buresh, Member, NFB Board of Directors, President, NFB of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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NFB COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATIONS Buna Dahal, Chairperson, Committee on Scholarships. FEDERATION HERO AWARD Presentation, Scott C. LaBarre, President, NFB Colorado. 9:00 p.m. to Midnight POST BANQUET FESTIVITIES Join us after the Banquet for a fabulous fundraising auction, terrific music from Stray Dog, and all kinds of fun. Stray Dog, an Americana style band lead by our very own Eric Woods, will regale us with its unique style of folk, blues, bluegrass, Irish, and many other musical genres. Throughout the Dog’s performance, we will auction off various items to help fund our movement. For more information about Stray Dog, go to www.straydogcolorado.com. Stray Dog’s CD will be available for purchase at the Convention as well as on-line. A cash bar will be open throughout the festivities to parch your thirst.

SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 8, 2009 9:00 a.m. to Noon NFB COLORADO KID CORRAL CONTINUED Oak Room
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Michelle Chacon, Corral Leader 9:00 a.m. to 11:47 a.m. THIRD GENERAL SESSION Scott LaBarre, Moderator 9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. MORNING WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BRAILLE, THE KEY TO FREEDOM Arielle Silverman, Moderator, President, National Association of Blind Students Panelists: Tom Anderson, First Vice President, NFB of Denver; Melissa Green, Board Member, NFB Colorado; Eric Woods, Board Member, NFB Colorado; Nijat Worley, Treasurer, National Association of Blind Students

9:05 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.

9:35 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. NFB 101: OUR HISTORY, OUR TRADITIONS Kevan Worley, First Vice President, NFB Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado Distinguished Panel of NFBCO Leaders 10:10 a.m. to 11:47 a.m. ALL ABOUT BUSINESS This is our annual business session. We will conduct elections, take up our financial report, consider other reports on various activities of our Federation
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including chapters and divisions, and adopt resolutions. 11:47 a.m. ADJOURNMENT

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