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ABC Summer Luncheon
Association of Blind Citizens Needs Your Old Mobile Phones!
New Sponsorship to Promote Literacy Skills and Job Readiness Among Blind Children

ABC Summer Luncheon

The Association of Blind Citizens will hold its Summer Luncheon on August 4th at the Fours Restaurant located at 166 Canal Street in Boston. The Restaurant is a two-minute walk from the North station commuter rail Station and green and orange line subway MBTA station. Come and be part of an ABC summer tradition.

The sit- down luncheon will include a variety of hot sandwiches, entrees and a cash bar will be available. Lunch will be served from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM.

Joining us at 2:00 PM will be WBZ's talk radio host, entertainer, and trivia expert Morgan White Jr. You have heard his trivia game on the radio, but this is your chance to test your knowledge live. Morgan will have many prizes to reward you for your knowledge.

ABC's Summer luncheon is free to the blind community. Get a group of your friends and test your knowledge. Please be sure to make a reservation and let us know the number of guests in your party. Register by emailing [email protected] or call 781-961-1023 and be sure to leave a telephone number so we may confirm your reservation.

Children 15 or under require ABC’s prior permission to attend and must be accompanied by a parent.

Association of Blind Citizens needs your old mobile phones!

  • Save on taxes.
  • Save the environment.
  • Help our organization.
  • Donate your cell phone!

The Association of Blind Citizens is conducting a cell phone recycling fundraiser. There's nothing to buy. We are simply asking you to protect the environment by donating your used digital cell phone(s). Your used cell phone(s) may be tax deductible and will be recycled in accordance with EPA regulations or refurbished and sold. 100% of the proceeds will help fund programs for the blind.

Please spread the word at work school or any organization that you belong to and collect the phones. Collect only phones and batteries.

Please do not collect accessories or chargers. When you have finished collecting, call the ABC news and activities line at 781-654-2000 and we will make arrangements for pick up. We are scheduling our next shipment for December 5.

We greatly appreciate your support!

New Sponsorship to Promote Literacy Skills and Job Readiness Among Blind Children

The Association of Blind Citizens, is proud to announce the sponsorship of the reprint of the popular book the Goblet of Fire in braille format for blind Children. The sponsorship of this children's favorite is another step in ABC's continued commitment to the equality and equal opportunity of all blind citizens. ABC’s founder and president John Oliveira and the ABC board of Directors believe in the importance of building literacy skills and promoting job readiness among children. ABC believes that the sponsorship of this braille project, will reinforce the importance of literacy for blind children.. Braille literacy will provide much enjoyment and a skill that will be essential for job readiness and future employment.

ABC's sponsorship will assist the National Braille Press in reprinting one thousand braille copies of the Goblet of Fire. To order your copy please call National Braille Press at (617) 266-6160 or Toll-free: (888) 965-8965.

To join the Association of Blind Citizens visit www.blindcitizens.org or call (781) 654-2000 and leave the requested information on our voice mail system.