[nfbwatlk] 1st time convention atendee, Thanks NFB

Lauren Merryfield lauren1 at catliness.com
Sat Jul 16 06:43:18 UTC 2011

Congratulations on your first NFB convention!  I'm so glad you could attend 
and that you had such a fun and worthwhile time!!!
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Julie Warrington" <jdwtlc at frontier.com>
To: "NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 11:48 AM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] 1st time convention atendee, Thanks NFB

> Hello my fellow federationists.
> took me all week to recoup both at home and at work but wanted to post a 
> thank you to all.
> This past week I attended  my first convention in Orlando.  This was an 
> incredible experience!
> Also wanted to thank all of those I may have either bumped into, had a 
> chance to chat  with or apologize to those I wasn't able to catch up with.
> Thanks to our state affiliate and the Kenneth Jernigan  for the 
> scholarship funds that allowed my participation possible.
> I enjoyed very much attending meetings, general session  to help me learn 
> more about the NFB goals and philosophy.
> Our Dr Maurer  is a very inspirational  speaker.  We actually had many 
> inspirational speakers that shared with us.
> I plan to attend next year and as many in the future as possible.
> I found the support, encouragement and Camaraderie  excellent in helping 
> with ones self confidence.
> This environment is for sure a true test of mobility skills. A true 
> challenge to learn the layout and to find the correct room in  time for 
> the meeting you were trying to attend. *smile*.  As I was not always as 
> prompt as I had intended when I left my room.
> also, hats off to the UPS  volunteers that  kept us all headed in the 
> right direction. These folks were very             helpful without 
> overdoing, and a very friendly beacon in the sea of humanity
> Thanks so very much to the NFB organization and to all  that played a part 
> in this most awesome event.
>>From an awe struck new member.  I hope to be able to share with another 
>>the same help and generosity that I have been shown.
> Thank you,
> Julie Warrington / Sno-King chapter
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