Arizona Council of the Blind hosting convention

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I recently spoke with Karen Hughes for our Valley Views program. Karen is an amazing person! She is totally blind, but with help from her trusty guide dog Joyce she makes her way through the Valley. Karen talked with me about blindness, about Joyce, and about the upcoming AZCB convention.

The Arizona Council of the Blind (AZCB) will hold its statewide Convention and Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3rd, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.The Arizona Council of the Blind is the state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind, a national non-profit organization promoting and advocating for the rights, interests, and abilities of blind and visually impaired persons.

The one-day convention will be held at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, located at 3100 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008. Join us to discuss topics such as combined vision and hearing loss, enhancing independence with Aira, and a keynote from Arizona State Representative Jennifer Longdon.

Registration: Members: $10 Non-members: $15

All registrations include breakfast and lunch.

For further information, contact convention chair Lindsey McHugh:

Phone: 520-784-8097

Email: lindseymchugh@gmail.com

To register for this event, please contact Mary Allen by Friday, April 26th to insure that meals are available for you.

Phone: 602-921-4892

Email: mallen342@cox.net.

Pay at the door (cash or check only.)

Here is my interview with Karen ...

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