Welcome, everyone, to the
Whether you are visually impaired, legally blind, or totally blind... “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” -- Helen Keller
Sit in on the WCB board reports and discussions, Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We meet at the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, 2021 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121.
This WCB Convention promises to be one you do not want to miss. Convention dates are Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma. College scholarships will be awarded. Banquet speaker is ACB President Kim Charlson, the first woman to be elected president of a blind consumer organization.
By becoming a Convention Partner you will not only assist us in providing the best possible programming for our attendees, but you will be recognized as someone who cares about the needs of blind people in our state and as a supporter of the Washington Council of the Blind. You or your organization will be acknowledged in our program, on our website, and depending on your selection, you may also be acknowledged in other convention publications or on ACB Radio.
To learn more, download the Convention Partnership letter
The WCB is pleased to announce that the 2014 scholarship application period is now open. All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. August 15, 2014. To learn more about this great opportunity, please select the following link: 2014 WCB Scholarship Program
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.
You can request this option at all of Walgreens' 8,000+ retail pharmacies in the United States and through mail order. The talking prescription labels are free of charge to pharmacy customers who are blind or visually impaired. The device also includes a timer. This initiative was achieved through structured negotiations with the American Council of the Blind and the California Council of the Blind.
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