[Radio-announce] The Iowa Council of the United Blind streams for the first time this weekend on ACB Radio Live Event

Larry Turnbull larry at acbradio.org
Mon Apr 18 19:04:14 CEST 2016

Hello all:


We have a new affiliate on the list of affiliates that stream their
conventions on ACB Radio!


Beginning this Friday ICUB will begin its coverage and continue through
Sunday on ACB Radio Live Event.


You can listen to the coverage by going to http://acbradio.org/live.

If you have an IOS device you can tune in using ACB Link.

Finally, You can dial in from any phone by dialing 605-475-8130 and
selecting option 6.


Let's give Iowa our full support and tune in!


Below is there schedule of events.

Please note the times listed are in the central time zone.


Friday April 22, 2016

7:15 P.M. 

call to order; 


report from Iowa Department for the Blind; 

Report from Iowa Radio Reading Information Service; 

Report from Friends of the Iowa Library for the Blind; 

election of nominating committee; 

announcement of audit committee.


Saturday April 23, 2016

9:00 A.M. 

Call to order; 


Report from superintendent of Iowa School for the blind and deaf; 

Demonstration of apple tv, Netflix, and audio described movies; 

Discussion on transportation gap in Iowa, brain-storming with representative
from Iowa Department of transportation; 

Exhibitors talk about their products; 


11:45 adjourn to lunch 

Keynote speaker Jeff Bishop ACB representative speaking about the need for
ACB for blind in the nation; 

Award of Marie Hoenig brailler to blind youth; 


1:30 P.M. 

General meeting resumes with presidential report; 

Discussion on how ICUB has impacted our lives in Iowa; 

Report from nominating committee; 

Election of officers and board members; 

Presentation on accessibility and voting with representative from secretary
of state's office, and a look at accessible voting machines; 

Spotlight on a member who is certified in cross-fit training and works for
several gyms around Des Moines, and offers personal training; 

Adjourn general session; 

7:00 p.m. banquet; 


Keynote speaker mike hoeing; 

Speaker Jeff Bishop; 



Adjourn to hospitality.


Sunday April 24, 2016

8:30 A.M. Memorial service for members who have died this year; 

Call to order; 

Business meeting, secretary report, treasurer report, audit committee
report, newsletter report, fund raising report fund raising brain storming

Election of ACB deligates and alternates etc., new business; 





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