2015 ACB CONFERENCE
18, 19 and 20 September
Welcome to the
official site of the Alabama
Council of the Blind (ACB), one of the many chapters and affiliates of the
American Council of the Blind. Whether you have recently lost your sight or
have been blind for many years, the Alabama
Council of the Blind is a great organization to join! Here you can get
connected with other blind folks who understand the various problems
associated with blindness and visual impairments. The ACB is the leading
membership organization of your blind, visually impaired and blind/deaf
(hereafter known as blind) friends and neighbors in the Alabama metro cities and surrounding
A brochure featuring the Alabama Council of the Blind (ACB)’s mission, goals,
issues, state and national services, accomplishments, membership and
publications is available here.
We are a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization founded in 1961,
incorporated in the District of
Columbia. Our ACB is a volunteer organization
dedicated to promoting equality, hope, independence, and equal opportunity in
the blind community through advocacy, education and public awareness. As a
non-profit entity we appreciate your tax deductible contributions. We also
thank you for making a difference in the lives of blind individuals.
*** 2015 ACB Scholarships ***
Council of the Blind
Bryant Scholarship Program News
Council of the Blind (ACB) Byrd Bryant Scholarship program ended with two
high school graduates having been selected.
recipients were awarded $1,000.00 scholarships through the ACB state wide
campaign. Hannah Morrison of McCalla, AL was one of the two recipients.
Hannah is enrolled at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
of Huntsville, AL was the other recipient. Annie has enrolled at the University of North
Alabama, Florence AL.
Park was also chosen for a $1,000.00
scholarship award through the 2015 Franklin Michael Knighten Scholarship
Program administered by the Huntsville
1998, Brenda Dillon, along with Dave Trevino, her husband introduced the
ACB Song at the Orlando
ACB Conference. They set to music what it meant to be involved with the
American Council of the Blind. I am
attaching it for everyone to enjoy.
Click on acbsong
. Turn up the speakers and get
ready to boogie. And it's rather sad
we seldom play this at our conventions. Appreciate every single thing you
have, especially your friends! Life is
too short and friends are too few.