ACB Conference and Convention
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20200709 010 Morning General Session

American Council of the Blind (ACB) 2020 Virtual Conference and Convention

Thursday, July 9 9:30a.m.: ACB Welcome Show 10:00 a.m.: Invocation: Eric Rippentrop, Sioux Falls, SD Pledge of Allegiance: David Dowland, Visually Impaired Veterans of America, Tulsa, OK 10:10a.m.: ACB Business: ACB Sponsor Recognitions: Margarine Beaman, Advertising and Sponsorship Coordinator, Austin, TX Diamond Sponsor Presentation: Vanda Pharmaceutical, Leslie McNeil, Nurse Educator, Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Scottsdale AZ Emerald Sponsor Presentation: Vispero, Tom Tiernan, President & CEO, Clearwater, FL ACB Angel Presentations: Marilyn Lutter (1938 – 2018) District of Columbia James W. Peaco, Jr. (1943 – 2016) District of Columbia Presiding Officer: David Trott, Treasurer, Talladega, AL 10:45a.m.: ACB Development Program: Tony Stephens, Director of Development, Alexandria, VA 11:10a.m.: ACB Scholarship Presentations: Dewayne Martin, Miami, FL, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (Arnold Sadler and Rudolph Dillman Scholarship) Isaac Heiman, Mukilteo, WA, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (Rudolph and Charles Dillman Scholarship) Victor Marques, Kalamazoo, MI, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI (Rudolph and Charles Dillman Scholarship) Robert Parsons, Kalamazoo, MI, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI (Rudolph and Charles Dillman Scholarship) 11:30a.m.: Break 11:45a.m.: CVS Accessible Prescription Labels: SpokenRX In-Store Solution, Elizabeth (Liz) Leifel Ash, Senior Legal Counsel, Northbrook, IL (invited) 12:00p.m.: ACB Treasurer's Report: David Trott, Talladega, AL 12:20p.m.: ACBES Report: Rev. Michael Garrett, Chair, ACB Enterprises and Services, Missouri City, TX 12:30p.m.: Report on the ACB Walk and Auction: Donna Brown, Walk Chair, Romney, WV; Leslie Spoone, Chair, ACB Auction Committee, Orlando FL; Dan Dillon, Chair, ACB Resource Development Committee, Hermitage, TN 12:50p.m.: Door Prizes and Announcements