Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day (B.L.I.N.D.) 2018

Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day (B.L.I.N.D.)
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    ** Event Rescheduled **

    Because of the severity of the pending storm, the BLIND Event has been rescheduled from Tuesday March 13th, to Thursday March 22nd. While this is unfortunate it is a necessary step to ensure the safety of the attendees.

    If anyone has already registered for the event they will not need to re-register.

    Come to the State House on Thursday, March 22nd for Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day!

    Your participation is critical!

    You are cordially invited to attend the 10th annual Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day.  This year’s event may be the most important BLIND event of all! Your advocacy is critical to the future of blindness services as we know them in the Commonwealth!

    This is a critical year to make your voices heard at the State House – services as you have known them are clearly at risk and must be preserved! Please add your voice to our advocacy efforts!

    At this important time, the community is working to both provide information and network with legislators on the need for appropriate funding for the blindness community’s vital service needs.


    To advocate for legislative support of the FY2019 budget and funding recommendations that recognize the necessity for specialized blindness services and their critical importance and need for funding in these challenging budgetary times.


    Massachusetts State House, The Great Hall
    24 Beacon St
    Boston, MA 02133


    Thursday, March 22, 2018 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

    How To Register

    Register online:

    Or Call: 617-972-7247 to register over the phone.​

    This will make it possible for event planners to provide you with a follow-up email with additional details on this event including directions to the State House meeting room, and your representative and senator’s names and office locations.

    For other questions, or to register by phone contact Erin Fragola, B.L.I.N.D. 2018 Registration Coordinator, at 617-972-7247 or

    For any accommodation requests, please contact Carl Richardson by at (857) 400-5502 or via email at

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    To learn more about any of our products and services or to schedule a no obligation demonstration, contact a Low Vision Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness to learn more. You can also call our toll free number 888-211-6933 or email us at

    Our two(2) state-of-the-art technology showrooms are a wonderful resource, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers and blindness products.  You can schedule an appointment with one of our Vision Specialists who can help you find the right technology, training and care solution.

    If you cannot come to us, our staff can even drive out and bring our Vision Store to you, for a no-obligation product demonstration. We offer a comprehensive line of products including electronic magnification low vision aids, blindness products, and leading low vision products for people with glaucoma, macular degeneration and other forms of vision loss.

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