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Georgia Council of the Blind

Georgia Council of the Blind

GCB Community Phone Calls

First Monday:
Seeking the Sunshine discussion group:
Marsha Farrow will discuss concerns about our local, state, and national events. This call is held on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.
First Tuesday:
Tech talk:
Steve Longmire will host the monthly tech talk community phone call. This will be an open forum to discuss any technology topics that interests you. This phone call will be on the first Tuesday of every month at 8:00 pm.
First Wednesday:
Traveling:
Alice Ritchhart will talk about all things associated with travelling. This phone call will be on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.
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.
Second Tuesday:
Conference and Convention:
Phil Jones will talk about his experiences at ACB and GCB conference. This Phone call will be on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.
Second Wednesday:
Trivia:
Mary Woodyard will host a trivia game with us. This phone call will be on the SECOND Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Second Thursday:
Fashion:
DJ McIntyre will talk about anything associated with fashion. This phone call will be on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Third Monday:
Alexa:
Janet Parmerter will talk about anything related to the Alexa. This phone call will be on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 pm.
Third Tuesday:
Arts and Crafts:
Cecily Nipper Junior will talk about all different kinds of arts and crafts activities. This call will be on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Third Wednesday:
Diabetes:
Amanda Wilson will talk about all things associated with diabetes. This phone call will be on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Fourth Monday:
Gardening:
Teresa Brenner will talk about anything related to gardening. This phone call will be on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 pm
Fourth Tuesday:
Cooking:
Kathy Morris will talk about everything associated with cooking. This call will be on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
Fourth Wednesday:
Games:
Mary Woodyard will share many ideas about different types of games. This phone call will be on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.
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.



November 2020

Georgia Council Of The Blind will be holding its annual conference November 6 and 7, 2020 virtually on Zoom and Webinar. The convention will also be broadcast on ACB radio. The cost of registration will be $15.00 per person.
Cecily Laney Nipper
470-218-788


Listen to interview with Living Life Team Founder/CEO Rita Harris and ACB radio show "Speaking Out for the Blind" Host, Brian McCallen

November 2020

Georgia Council Of The Blind will be holding its annual conference November 6 and 7, 2020 virtually on Zoom and Webinar. The convention will also be broadcast on ACB radio. The cost of registration will be $15.00 per person.
Cecily Laney Nipper
470-218-7885


Download the 2020 GCB Registration Letter and Form

Download the 2020 GCB Exhibitor Letter and Form

Register Online for the 2020 GCB State Virtual-Conference Convention