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Phone Tree Message for September 2017

Our September meeting


Rob Turner will present his accessible dart board and show us how to play darts.


Picnic feedback, announce Nominating Committee chair and get a volunteer from the membership, begin planning for Braille Literacy Month, remind members to acquire prizes for holiday party.

Michelle's Fundraising Blurb

Save the dates and spread the word! Please join us at our next fund-raising event at Marie Callender's (751 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087) any time Monday, October 23 and/or Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (11 AM-9 PM) for a meal, dessert or snack, or even to purchase a pie to take home! Please call 408-245-3710 to make reservations if you have a party of 6 or more. Present one of our fund-raising event flyers to your server, and Marie Callender's will donate 20% of each purchase (excluding alcohol, tax, and tip) to SVCB's technology grant program! You can get the required flyer from me at our upcoming meeting or download and print it when it becomes available by visiting or contact me (650-964-7973) to make other arrangements. Marie Callender's will not have extra copies, and we will not receive credit for your purchases if your party does not have a flyer.

We're having a 50/50 raffle at our September meeting. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six tickets.

Items for sale at the meeting include: calendars, Kirkland Nut Bars, nut mix with cranberries, nut mix with chocolate, Welch's Fruit Snacks, and Peanut Butter Cookies baked by me. Calendars are $9 each; all other items are $1 each. Funds from the cookies benefit our tech grant. To pre-order any items, please contact me at 650-964-7973 or at or at

Want one of the "Blind Strong" T Shirts? Please contact John Vandervort (408-269-2295) for more info or to place an order. Shirts cost $20 (XXL and above cost $23). He'll need to know what color and size shirt you want.

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