National Federation of the Blind of Oregon
2019 Legislative Seminar
March 9-11, 2019
Shilo Inn and Suites
3304 Market St. NE, Salem
Please join us for a weekend of fun and Federation philosophy, before going to the State Capitol to speak with our elected representatives about the issues that affect blind people in Oregon.
Saturday, March 9
Noon: Lunch at hotel
1:00-5:00 Goal setting, philosophy discussions, and membership building
6:00 PM Dinner
7- 11 PM Game-a-Thon: Raise money for your local chapter and the NFB BELL Academy while you play accessible games with your Federation Friends (Pledge Forms will be out soon)
Sunday, March 10
Breakfast in the hotel lobby
9-noon 2019 BELL Academy Plans
12:30 Working Lunch
2:00-5:30 Legislative Seminar Topics
Monday, March 11
Breakfast in hotel lobby
Go to the Capitol
Some of our members will be asked to schedule appointments with our Senators and Representatives. Please be sure to get those appointments in to Carla well in advance of the Seminar so we can put the whole picture together.
Hotel: $93/night plus tax (includes breakfast)
Meal Package: $50 (includes lunch and dinner on 3/9 and 3/10, and a sack lunch at the Capitol)
Registration should be made through the state office, either by email or by phone: 541-653-9153.
Registration must be made no later than February 15.
Chapter President: If you are paying for any of your members directly, please let me know in advance who you are paying for and how much they will receive.
It is important that we communicate with our Legislators. That is the only way we can assure that they will know how we want them to vote. See you then!
of Oregon. Since 1971, an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind.
State President Carla McQuillan.
Affiliate office telephone, voice or text, 541-653-9153.
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, pacific time.
Send Carla an email
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