Only One Day Left to Register and Make Hotel Reservations for ICB Convention

Hello All:

Are you procrastinating about registering and making hotel > reservations for the 2017 Illinois Council of the Blind Conference and > Convention? Well, stop delaying and get on the ball, cause time’s a > running out. Deadline to pre-register for the Conference and > Convention, as well as to make hotel reservations is tomorrow, Friday, > September 15, 2017. Convention dates are Thursday, September > 28-Sunday, October 1, and we’re meeting at the Best Western Premier > Hotel in Alton, Illinois. You can make your room reservations by > calling 618.462.1220. Room rates are $94 plus tax per night, > including a complimentary breakfast each morning. Mention Illinois > Council of the Blind to get this rate. You can register for the > conference and convention online at
www.icbonline.org/2017-convention-registration, or by calling the ICB > office at 217.523.4967.

Lots of fun activities await you at the ICB Conference and Convention. > From learning one-touch self defense, to discussing our favorite > technology and apps, to the latest information from the Illinois > Bureau of Blind Services and the State Talking Book library, to > welcoming a new affiliate, it’s all there. Friday night, September 29 > features something a little different, karaoke and a beer and wine > tasting event. Our special guests for the weekend are Katie > Frederick, ACB Board of Director, Executive Director of the ACB of > Ohio and ICB’s affiliate liaison, and Paul Edwards, Past President of > ACB and current President of the Braille Revival League.

So join us, make new friends and re-connect with those you haven’t > seen in a while September 28-October 1 in Alton, Illinois. Please > contact the ICB office at 217.523.4967 or icb@icbonline.org if you > have questions.

Ray Campbell, Chair, 2017 ICB Conference and Convention Committee > ray153056@gmail.com