New picture of officers. ***Description: GCB officers Betsy Grenevitch (At Large Representative), Marsha Farrow (Treasurer), Cecily Laney Nipper (President), Kathy Morris (Secretary). Not pictured: Marj Schneider (First Vice President), Judy Presley (Second Vice President).

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Georgia Council of the Blind

Georgia Council of the Blind

GCB Community Phone Calls

Second Monday: Reading With Touch: Betsy Grenevitch will talk about all things associated with braille. This call will be on the second Monday of the month at 8:00 pm. Third Tuesday: Prayer and Praise: Mike Hall will facilitate a time of sharing praises and prayer needs. Fourth Monday: Game Night/Trivia: Mary Woodyard will host a trivia game with us. Fourth Thursday: Book Club: Deborah Lovell and Judy Presley will discuss the book of the month. This call will be on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm. The phone number for all of the above community phone calls is 1-605-562-0400, and the access code is 780-5751, followed by the pound sign. If you cannot get in then use this alternative phone number. It is 1-717-275-8940 and the access code is 7805751, followed by the pound sign

Come in November so you can see,

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“Set Your Sights Higher, With GCB!”

The Georgia Council of the Blind wishes to extend a warm invitation to join us for the upcoming annual convention.

Together attendees will enjoy meetings, educational information about vision loss, an informative exhibit hall, good food, good association and some fun activities.


Plans have been made for this year’s convention to be held in historic Augusta, Georgia founded in 1736.

In addition to the usual convention events, you may wish to book a guided sunset river boat tour with fellow GCB members.

Convention Details

Dates: November 2, 2023 thru November 4, 2023

Hotel: Comfort Suites, Augusta Riverwatch 2911 Riverwest Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30907

Room Rate: $85. (+ Tax/Fees of $17.90 per room per night)

Total Room Rate: #102.90 a night

Until October 19, 2023, the GCB has a block of rooms reserved at this special price. Reservations must be made on or before this date to ensure this discounted rate.

To Reserve Your Room:

Book your room(s) directly by calling (706) 434-2540, or booking online at

If you need assistance, please contact Cecily Laney Nipper at 470-218-7885.

Download GCB 2023 Exhibit Hall Application

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