Volume LV - April 2017 - No. 10
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2017 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Service Dogs and the Supreme Court, by Kim Charlson
- It’s Almost Time to Register for Reno!, by Janet Dickelman
- Volunteer at the Information Desk in Sparks, by Vicky Prahin
- Let the Sparks Fly in Nevada This Summer, by Donna Brown
- Come Prepared to Bid and Buy at the Sparks of Enthusiasm Auction!
- In the Palm of Nature: Snapshot of a multisensory experience in Italy’s Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise National Park, by Richard Rueda
- SAZCB President Takes Piano Bar by Storm, by Lindsey McHugh
- Don’t Touch That Dial: It’s Time for “Blind and Beyond,” by Greg Lindberg
- How You Sound Really Matters, by Larry P. Johnson
- How Can Your Chapter or Affiliate Strengthen Your Personal Outreach to Your Local Community?, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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