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Committees, Al Camp Memorial Scholarship & Awards

Membership Committee
Chair, Amanda Wilson-
Phone: (770) 547-4700
EMail: moonrocks@bellsouth.net

Public Relations
Media Contact, Steve Longmire-
Phone: (404) 234-5820
EMail: info@sunbright.biz

Technology Committee
Chair, Steve Longmire-
Phone: (404) 234-5820
EMail: mailto:info@sunbright.biz



Convention Committee
Co-Chair, Marj Schneider -
Phone: (912) 352-1415
EMail: mailto:marjschneider@bellsouth.net

Co-Chair, Alice Ritchhart-
Phone: (912) 261-9833
EMail: mailto:alice.ritchhart@comcast.net



Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Chair, Alice Ritchhart-
Phone: (912) 261-9833
EMail: mailto:alice.ritchhart@comcast.net

Finance Committee
Chair, Jimmie Burkes-
Phone: (706) 568-4386
EMail: mailto:burkesjrb@mchsi.com

Legislative Committee
Chair, Betsy Grenevitch-
Phone: (770) 464-0450
EMail: mailto:blindangel@joimail.com

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Robin Oliver: gcbfyi@yahoo.com                                                                                                                                             

Amanda Wilson: moonrocks@bellsouth.net


Awards And Criteria

1. The Gerald Pye Community Service Award: The recipient must be an active legally blind member of GCB in good standing. He or she must have demonstrated superior service to his or her community in a number of ways that exemplify the work of Gerald Pye. The candidate must be nominated in writing by a GCB member who knows firsthand of the candidate's community services. Examples of this service must be included in the written recommendation.
Chair, Alice Ritchhart
Phone: (912) 996-4213
EMail: mailto:alice.ritchhart@comcast.com

2. The Walter R. McDonald Award: The recipient is an outstanding visually impaired individual who has, through his/her leadership and service, contributed significantly to the betterment of the blind and visually impaired community, and who has demonstrated by deeds and achievements his/her dedication to the principles incident to blindness espoused and practiced by the late Walter R. McDonald. The recipient may or may not be a member of the GCB.
Chair, Robin Oliver
Phone: (706) 548-7401
EMail: gcbfyi@yahoo.com

3. The Rhoda Walker Award (suggested by Rhoda's sister, Helen Wasileski): The recipient can be a blind or sighted individual. Services rendered must be of non-paying status. Services may be any endeavor in the field of teaching, service, and betterment of life for the blind. The recipient must provide public awareness through speaking, seminars, and/or demonstration. There must be involvement of the educational field/teaching braille. The recipient must push any innovation involving blindness or blind people.
Chair, Anne Wheeler
Phone: (678) 480-2783
EMail: awheel@bellsouth.net

4. The June Willis Guiding Eyes Award: The recipient must be a sighted GCB member who is known to GCB members through attendance at GCB state activities, and through his/her willing assistance and service to the blind and visually impaired.
Chair, Keith Morris
Phone: (706)799-5225
EMail: mkumorris@yahoo.com

The nominations shall include the name of the candidate, plus the reason the candidate deserves the award. Nominations for all awards shall be submitted to the respective award committee chairperson in writing (including email) no later than June 15, of this year.

Awards Committee
Chair, Judy Presley
Phone: (706) 878-2962
EMail: mailto:hoyal@windstream.net

Al Camp Memorial Scholarship
Chair, At Large Rep. Debbie Williams
Phone: (770) 595-1007
EMail: mailto:Williamsdebk@wmconnect.com
1477 Nebo Road
Dallas, GA30157

The deadline for receipt of the Al Camp Memorial scholarship information is June 15, of this year. Scholarship applications may be obtained from Chair, Debbie Williams, at the address above, or via the Web Site:Click Here to Visit the GCB Web Site


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