[Radio-announce] streaming of the Illinois Council of the Blind on ACB radio Live Event this afternoon

Larry Turnbull larry at acbradio.org
Fri Sep 29 12:34:34 EDT 2017


Hi all:

 

The Illinois Council of the Blind will begin streaming its convention on
ACBRadio Live Event this afternoon at 1:00 PM central time.

 

That is 2:00 PM eastern and 11:00 AM pacific.

 

ICB will be streaming its convention all of this weekend and the schedule is
below.

 

Please note all times are in the central time zone.

 

1:00 PM - Sessions Begin - Welcome Invocation, Introduction of First Timers,
Credentials Report, First Reading of Nominations, Nominations From The
Floor, First Reading of Constitution and Bylaws Amendments, and First
Reading of Proposed 2018 Convention Bids. (Illinois Room)

2:00 PM - Future Directions for the Illinois Bureau of Blind Services (BBS)
- John Gordon, Bureau Chief, will share what he has been able to accomplish
during his first two years on the job and what plans he has for the future
and answer questions.

2:45 PM - Break

 

3:00 PM - Library Update - Sharon Ruda, Director, Illinois Talking Book and
Braille Services will discuss the recently completed transition of all
services to Springfield, and other events happening within NLS. Also answer
any questions.

4:00 PM - Leadership Across the Generations. Paul Edwards, Past ACB
President and Katie Frederick, ACB Board of Directors will discuss
leadership.

4:45 PM - ICB Candidates Forum - Candidates nominated for offices in ICB
discuss their plans if they are elected.

 

Saturday, September 30:

9:00 AM - Final Approval of Illinois Braille Affiliate, IBRIL, Welcome the
New IBRL Illinois Affiliate, Paul Edwards, President Rachel Schroeder,
Braille Revival League & discuss plans. (Illinois Room)

1:30 PM - Arching High for St. Louis - Members of the Missouri Council of
the Blind host committee will discuss plans for ACB's 2018 National
Conference and Convention that will be held in St. Louis. (Illinois Room)

2:00 PM - Interactive discussion on how ICB can better serve seniors living
with vision loss, Represented by ICB's Mission Committee.

3:00 PM - Break

3:15 PM - What's the Latest from ACB? - Katie Frederick, ACB Board of
Director and ICB Affiliate Liaison.

4:00 PM - My Experience as an Illinois Legislator - State Senator William
Hayne from the Alton area will discuss his work in the Illinois legislature
and other issues.


 


Sunday, October 1


9:00 AM - ICB Business: Elections; Reading and Voting on Constitution and
Bylaws Amendments; Resolutions; Affiliate Reports; Final Vote on Convention
Bids; Old Business and New Business. (Illinois Room)

 

To access ACB Radio Live Event go to http://acbradio.org/live and choose the
link that best suits your media player.

 

You can also access via telephone by dialing 605-475-8130 and select option
6.

 

If you have an IOS device you can access ACB Radio through ACB's very own
ACB Link.

 

If you don't have ACB Link installed on your IOS device you can search for
ACB Link in the app store and install it at no cost to you.

 

Happy listening!

 

Larry

 

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