The real problem of blindness
is not the lack of eyesight. The real problem is the misunderstanding
and lack of information which exist. If a blind person has proper training
and opportunity, blindness is only a physical nuisance.
The National Federation of
the Blind of Connecticut (NFBC) is a state affiliate of The
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and works to improve the lives
of blind people in Connecticut. By providing information and education
to its members and the public, the NFBC is changing what it means to be
- The Spring/Summer
2013 issue of The Federationist in Connecticut
is now available
- There's only a couple more
weeks to participate
in the Birdies
for Charity Program to benefit the NFB of CT. This fundraiser
is associated with the Travelers Championship, Connecticut's
PGS Tour event. This is a simple pledged-based fundraiser calculated
on the number of birdies made during the 2013 Travelers Championship.
Donors pledge an amount per birdie (total number of birdies is expected
to be an average of 1500 to 2000 during the tournament).
Pledges may be made and processed online by Sunday, June 23, 2013.
- Join the NFB of CT for
a night of fun at a New Britain Rock Cats Game! The Rock Cats will
be playing the Binghamton Mets on Saturday, July 20th at 7:05 PM. Tickets
are $10. For more information, contact our outreach office at 860-289-1971
the dates! Our 42nd Annual State Convention will be held on
November 1st through 3rd at the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden.
- The NFB of CT is Holding
our Fifth Annual Writing Contest!
- The National Federation
of the Blind of CT is now hosting a list serve. If you are interested
in participating, please see sign-up instructions on our information
- National Federation of the
Blind of CT's Braille Readers are Leaders
Contest runs from June 1 to August 31 this year.
Events at the NFB of Connecticut
more about The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut (NFB)
Federation of the Blind Home Page