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Washington Council of the Blind (WCB)

Whether you are visually impaired, legally blind, or totally blind... “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” -- Helen Keller

October 2014 News

Countdown to convention

2014 Convention Program, webpage or download

2014 Convention Exhibits, webpage or download

2014 Convention Hotel Description, webpage or download

Hear Wilson Charles of KSER interview President Cindy Van Winkle, Dannette Dixon, and Meka White, Monday, October 20, 2014.

Author J.A. Jance and Rep. Cyrus Habib headliners this fall

Jance Habib

The 2014 WCB State Convention promises to be one you do not want to miss. Get tips to be safe in your community. Hear the latest on the future of braille. Meet the college scholarships winners. Convention dates are Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 at the beautiful Hotel Murano in Tacoma. Banquet speaker is ACB President Kim Charlson, the first woman to be elected president of a blind consumer organization.

The 2014 State Convention Bulletin for highlights and important information The link to register for convention is at the bottom of the bulletin.

Convention Vendor Letter

Seattle's first baseball team for the blind has a new home at Rainier Beach High

Dino Sanchez at the plate

The Sluggers scrimmaged at their new location Saturday, July 26. Dino's team trumped Telea's team 6 to 3. The infield offers soft AstroTurf and the dugouts are shaded. Several Metro buses stop just outside the school entrance. Rainier Beach High School is located at 8815 S. Seward Park Ave. and is easy walking distance from the Rainier Beach Lite Rail Station: a straight shot down Henderson.

Volunteers are needed: Sighted guides, base attendants, field attendants, base operator, stat keeper, drivers, sports photographers are needed. You can also help by sharing this information with friends and family. If interested in taking a turn at bat or trying out for the team, contact Kevin Daniel.

Check out Jim Dever's turn at bat on KING 5's Evening Magazine
See KIRO 7 coverage of the game against the Seattle Police Dept.

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Talk about travel, cooking, reading, employment, and health. These forums are open to anyone with questions or information to share. Check WCB Upcoming Events for date and time.

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