[YouthConvention] Fw: Emails Bouncing
jlhollins21 at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 16 21:29:38 CDT 2009
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To: James Hollins
Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 9:22 PM
Subject: Emails Bouncing
Hey James my emails are bouncing for some reason from the youth convention list. Will you send this tentative agenda out for me? Or just send it to Peter. Thanks much.
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February 19, 2009
Chip hailey Denny Huff
Alicia Starner Christine McDonald
Patti Schonlau Jeannie halphen
Peter Altschul Linda Coccovizzo
THEME: Finding Acceptance in your Future With MCB
PROPOSED PROGRAMMING LAYOUT
GENERAL SESSION 9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
James Hollins will start the General Session with discussing the goals of the conference and taking care of any business that needs to be discussed.
Denny huff will introduce the attendees to the programs and services of MCB
Matt Ater will speak.
BREAK 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
During these breakout sessions we will have Patti Schonlau, Transition Skills Teacher, from MSB present a video to the youth, Franklin Johnson, Adaptive Technology Grants Chair, will speak about the adaptive technology grant and demonstrate different devices that aid the blind and visually impaired, and Steve Schnelle, Rehab Teacher with RSB, President of the Missouri guide Dog users, discuss the services offered to dog guide teams and how guide dogs improve the lives of their blind or visually impaired handlers.
LUNCH 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
We discussed having a volunteer sit with the youth and discuss possible questions they may have relating to MCB, blindness, or what they have heard already. These questions will be presented in a session directly after lunch.
QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
This session will give the attendees a chance to get their questions answered.
Richard Smith, Director Wolfner Library 1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
This session will be discussing transitional services Wolfner provides to blind and visually impaired youth.
BREAK 2:15 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
CHRISTINE MCDONALD 2:30 P.M. 3:00 P.M.
Christine is an inspirational member of MCB and will discuss how she rose from the bottom to overcome challenges and become the wonderful person she is today.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 3:00 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.
During this session Dr. Gerald Holt or another member will discuss the scholarship program available to blind and visually impaired college students.
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Denny Huff and James Hollins (skits)
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