ACB National Convention

March 21, 2014

MCB News Wire

The dates this year for the ACB National Convention are July 11-19, 2014. Following is the hotel contact information.

Riviera Casino & Hotel
2091 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada
1-800-634-6753

Be sure to tell them that you are with the American Council of the Blind in order to receive the conference rate of $87 plus tax for one or two guests. Each additional guest is $10 with a maximum of 4 guests per room.

The conference and convention will be packed with workshops, seminars, programs, technology, tours and fun. The first tour will be on Friday, July 11.

General Sessions:

Sunday, July 13, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday thru Thursday July, 14-17, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday, July 18, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

The deadline for receiving grant applications in the MCB office is Monday, June 2, 2014. Applications dropped off or postmarked after this date will not be accepted.

$20,000 has been budgeted for these grants.

Also, please be reminded that grant recipients must attend all general sessions as prescribed by our Bylaws.

The grant shall be payable to members after they attend the ACB convention. Members shall attend all business sessions Monday through Friday.

Applications are being sent to the affiliate presidents; please feel free to make copies. You may also download the 2014 ACB Convention Grant Application from our moblind.org

PLEASE NOTE: AN ACTUAL SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED (WHETHER PERSONALLY SIGNED OR ELECTRONIC).