[Radio-announce] Bay State Council of the Blind streams its convention on ACBRadio Live Event this Saturday

Larry Turnbull larry at acbradio.org
Thu Mar 27 10:14:31 EDT 2014

Hi all,

For the first time the Bay state Council of the Blind will be streaming its
convention on ACBRadio Live Event.

The coverage will begin on Saturday March 29, 2014 at 10 AM eastern time.

ACBRadio is proud to have another ACB affiliate added to the growing list of
affiliates that stream their conventions!

The list of events that will be streamed are below.

Please note all times listed are in the eastern time zone.

Saturday March 29, 2014
10:00 AM: Welcome
Presenter: Marcia Dresser, BSCB President

10:15 AM: Exhibitor Profiles

10:30 AM: Keynote Address
Presenter: Marla Runyan, Perkins School for the Blind, Teacher and
Ambassador; Two-Time Olympian, National and Distance Running Champion, and

11:10 AM: Words from Our National President
Presenter: Kim Charlson, President, American Council of the Blind

1:00 PM: BSCB: The Social Side
Presenter: David Kingsbury, Social Committee Chair

1:15 PM: The Complex and Challenging World of Environmental Public Health
Presenter: Martha Steele, Deputy Director, Bureau of Environmental Health,
Massachusetts Department of Public Health; and President, Boston-Area
Chapter, Foundation Fighting Blindness 

1:40 PM: First Report of the BSCB Nominating Committee and First Reading of
Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
Presenters: Rick Swan, Chair, BSCB Nominating Committee;
Chris Devin, Chair, Constitution and Bylaws Committee

1:50 PM: Project Starfish, A New Road to Employment
Presenter: Milissa Garside

2:05 PM: Those Students Again
Presenters: PJ Fernandes, President, BSCB Students; Josh Pearson, President,
ACB Students

2:25 PM: 2014 ACB Legislative Seminar
Presenter: Frank Ventura, BSCB Board of Directors

2:45 PM: Introduction of Conference Attendees

3:00 PM: Break (bottled water, soda, and coffee available)

3:15 PM: Perkins Library Recording Studio and Braille Production Programs
Presenter: Kim Charlson, Director, Perkins Library

3:45 PM: Update from the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Presenter: Paul Saner, Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

4:30 PM: BSCB Business
Second Reading and Consideration of Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
Presenter: Chris Devin, Chair, Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Second Reading of Nominating Committee Report and Elections
Presenter: Rick Swan, Chair, Nominating Committee

5:30 PM: Close of Session

7:00 PM: Banquet
Presentation of Awards
Presenter: Bob Hachey, Awards Committee Chair
Guest speaker: Pete Gustin: voiceover artist, novelist, stand-up comic,
musician, cartoonist, champion sailor and swimmer, and creative director for
some of America's most recognizable radio brands
9:00 PM: Annual Auction and Hospitality
Auctioneer: Brian Charlson
Assistant: Roz Rowley

Again this coverage will be on ACBRadio Live Event and you can get to Live
Event by going to http://acbradio.org/live.

Happy Listening


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