[nfbwatlk] Barnes & Noble Book Fair on Jan 2 - 4

Kristina Lawrence tishgifts at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 04:29:20 UTC 2008

Good Job and good luck.


On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Gloria <fairyfoot at webband.com> wrote:
> The Inland Empire chapter is doing the same on January fourth.
> Thank you,
> Gloria Whipple
> Corresponding Secretary
> Inland Empire chapter
> nfb of WA
> Cell phone: 509-475-4993
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> Behalf Of Kristina Lawrence
> Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 10:01 AM
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> Subject: [nfbwatlk] Barnes & Noble Book Fair on Jan 2 - 4
> Hello Everyone,
> As we announced at the Seattle Chapter Holiday Party, we are having a book
> fair at Barnes & Noble January 2 - 4, 2009. Attached is our "teaser" flyer.
> This is the flyer that tells you about the event and to watch for more
> details.
> How does it work?
> Starting on January 2nd, when you, your friends, your family or anyone else
> who has this information goes into their local Barnes & Noble and make a
> purchase, they just thell their cashier that they are supporting the NFBW
> Greater Seattle Chapter and give them the number that is to the chapter
> account. We will receive a credit for the sale and it costs the person
> purchasing the book nothing extra.
> On January 3rd and 4th, we will have an information table at the store. At
> this table we will have all the info from the coin that NFB provides,
> Braille alphabet cards, sign up lists for anyone wishing to receive more
> information about the coin and slates and styli (Plural of stylus?) so that
> adults and children can get their name written in Braille. We will also have
> Kernal books available for people to take for free.
> On Saturday we will also be joined by three children's authors. I am waiting
> for an OK by their publishers (which is more of a formality than anything)
> who will be doing book signings. This will help to draw in customers and
> they have contacted me to say that they are willing to support our efforts.
> On Saturday we will also be kicking off the Barnes and Noble storytime. The
> CRM, Jessie, has asked us to read to the kids and we are going to read from
> J.K. Rowlins newest book (the braille version of course) for an hour.  We'll
> have Jake and the Secret Code playing in the children's section on a
> continus loop and members of the NFBW cruising around the store. The
> information booth is there from morning thill night and we can have a banner
> (our local banner) hanging in the window for all to see during the weekend.
> On Sunday, we will have the information booth open again and will be joined
> by Kathleen Richardson and Larry Karp as authors who will be doing a book
> signing during this time. Kathleen is a personal friend of mine and she has
> helped to put us in contact with the other authors who are interested in
> helping out our cause.
> This promises to be a wonderful event. Send out these flyers to friends,
> family co-workers and anyone else who might be interested in helping us out.
> Have a great holiday season!
> Kris Lawrence
> President, NFBW Greater Seattle Chapter
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