News for March 2017
Are you ready for Spring?
Apply for the WCB Leadership TrainingThe training is May 5 and 6 with the WCB Board Meeting on the 7th. Send your letter of interest to Meka White by March 31.
Interested in our Technoloby Users Group and Volunteer Reading Services?
Watch this site for details. Whether you are low vision or totally blind we can find the answers for your technology questions.
We have 11 students signed up for the 2017 Puget Sound Braille Challenge
This year the challenge will be held at the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library in downtown Seattle. We should know who moves onto regionals after Feb. 18.
We meet at Federal Way Denny's on 320th
Our next regular meeting is Saturday, March 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the backroom. The address is 2132 S. 320th Street. The restaurant is just around the corner from the Federal Way Transit Center and acroos the street from The Commons Mall.
This chapter is a very proud sponsor of King County's first baseball team for the blind: the Seattle South King Sluggers
Our fifth season opens April 15 with a bash at the Burien Elks Club, 4 to 6 p.m.
First game is April 29th, 10 a.m., a double header against the Tacoma Tide.
We play the Seattle Police Dept. Saturday, May 20.
The team will travel to Anchorage again this summer to play the Aurora Nights. They anticipate a crowd of 4,000.
The World Series is in West Palm Beach, Florida. Kevin is looking for another field because of the expense. Kent Lions are helping find a new field. Goals for next year: 20 players, go to the World Series and play to win. If you would like to fly up to Alaska to support the team, let Kevin know.
Check out the Alaska Dispatch news coverage.
To donate or volunteer go to the Sluggers website.