Press Releases & News Announcements
Below are the most recent press releases and news announcements issued by the National Federation of the Blind of Delaware.
NFB of Delaware to Host NFB-NEWSLINE Workshop
Wilmington, DE (April 29, 2022): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Delaware Is pleased to announce that we will be holding a workshop on June 4, 2022, to present information about the NFB-NEWSLINE Service.
The NFB-Newsline is a free audio News service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, Deaf blind, or are otherwise print-disabled. It offers access to more than five hundred publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and more. Users of the service will get audio access to local publications such as the Wilmington News Journal and the Dover Post; as well as access to national and international publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and the Financial Times. The service also provides access to magazine publications such as Time, Consumer Report, and Guidepost to name a few.
“Access to the press is what most people consider a fundamental American right. Having this access is empowering, informative and allows me to be an active participant in my community” says Carol King-Ries, president of the Northern Delaware Chapter of the NFB.
This workshop will share details about the service, who is eligible, how to get access, and how to use the service. The workshop will be held via Zoom on Saturday, June 4th from 11 am to 12:30 pm. To register for the workshop and receive the Zoom link, please contact us via the Northern Delaware chapter email address at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register by contacting us via phone at 302-415-3277. To find out more about the NFB of Delaware, please visit our website at NFBDE.org.
About the National Federation of the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), headquartered in Baltimore, defends the rights of blind people of all ages and provides information and support to families with blind children, older Americans who are losing vision, and more. Founded in 1940, the NFB is the transformative membership and advocacy organization of blind Americans with affiliates, chapters, and divisions in the fifty states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico. We believe in the hopes and dreams of blind people and work together to transform them into reality. Learn more about our many programs and initiatives at nfb.org.
Braille Family Fun Day at Talley Day Park
The Northern Delaware Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Delaware will host a Braille Family Fun Day at Talley Day Park on Saturday, June 18th from 11 am to 2 pm. Talley Day Park is located at 1300 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803. There will be something for everyone to do.
We will serve lunch in the Pavilion next to the playground. There will be Braille and Tactile games that everyone can play in the Pavilion. For those who like to walk, there is an excellent walking path, and the Brandywine Hundred Library is there as well. So, bring the whole family and have a great outing.
Because we are serving lunch, you are required to register for the event. You can do this by sending your name, address, e-mail address and number of attendees to the Northern Delaware chapter email, email@example.com. You can also register via phone at 302-415-3277. The deadline for registration is Friday, June 3rd.
We look forward to sharing food, games, and fun in the sun with you and your family. To find out more about the NFB of Delaware, please visit our website at NFBDE.org.