Blindskills, Inc. - Publisher of DIALOGUE Magazine
June 11-14, 2015, Batavia, New York--The annual reunion for alumni of the New York State School for the Blind will be held both on campus and in the nearby Clarion Hotel. Activities include a bus trip to the nearby Le Roy Historical Society to visit the birthplace of Jell-O, a picnic, bingo, live music and a banquet. Major goals of the event are described as "the two Rs--Rejoicing and Reminiscing." For more information, contact Corresponding Secretary and Membership Chairwoman Dianne Scalzi, 21621 Briarcliff Street, St. Clair Shores, Michigan 48082, phone 586-337-5226, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 1-5, 2015, Sandy, Oregon--Family Camp at Oral Hull Park includes Family Farm Day, a parent/child dance class, Parent Café, games, crafts, and activities for both children and teens. For more information, contact 503-668-6195 or email email@example.com.
July 3-11, 2015, Dallas, Texas--The American Council of the Blind will hold its annual convention at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 North Olive Street. To make room reservations, call the hotel at 888-627-8191 and mention the ACB convention or, for more information, visit acb.org/15conf.
July 5-10, 2015, Orlando, Florida--The National Federation of the Blind will hold its annual convention at the Rosen Centre Hotel. To make room reservations, call the hotel at 800-204-7234 and mention the NFB convention or, for more information, visit www.nfb.org/convention.
July 10-12, 2015, Chicago, Illinois--The National Family Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI), will be held at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind, with accommodation at the nearby Chicago Marriott/Medical District Hotel. For more information contact Susan LaVenture, Executive Director NAPVI at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 800-562-6265.
July 15-19, 2015, Sandy, Oregon--Friends and Alumni Retreat at Oral Hull Park includes a trip to the Phillip Foster Farm, home of one of Oregon's earliest pioneers, as well as archery, water aerobics, and other activities. For more information, contact 503-668-6195 or email email@example.com.
August 4-10, 2015, Sandy, Oregon--Oral Hull Park's Moderate Adventure includes rafting, hiking, archery, self-defense without sight, ziplining at Mount Hood, ballroom dancing lessons, horseback riding, and more. For more information, contact 503-668-6195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ugust 13-19, 2015, Sandy, Oregon--Oral Hull Park's High Adventure includes hiking, rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, and other activities at a challenging level. For more information, contact 503-668-6195 or email email@example.com.
August 21-27, 2015, Sandy, Oregon--Oral Hull Park's EXTREME Adventure is for self-described adrenaline junkies and includes an all-day rafting trip, an all-day kayaking trip in the Willamette Narrows, outdoor rock climbing and a base camp backpacking overnight stay at Daly Lake. Participants must be able to travel 1-5 miles a day with a loaded backpack. For more information, contact 503-668-6195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 14-16, 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota--The 33rd Annual Closing the Gap Conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in suburban Bloomington, ten minutes from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. For more information, visit www.closingthegap.com/conference.
October 22-24, 2015, Louisville, Kentucky-- The Fall 2015 Professional Development Conference of the National Braille Association will be held at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. For more information, call 585-427-8260.
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