Blind Teens Fight Challenges in New Documentary

National Federation of the Blind promotes Film to Increase Understanding Among Educators and Public Muskogee, Oklahoma (October 16, 2017): Connor wants to be a sponsored skateboarder. Sarah wants to travel the world. Nick dreams of being a rock star. Carina wants to be the first member of her family to graduate high school. These four teenagers are each trying to achieve their dreams. But they face an additional challenge: they are blind. Blind people of all ages, their families, educators, and others who face discrimination based on low expectations will learn from these inspiring young people and their stories in … Continue reading Blind Teens Fight Challenges in New Documentary

2017 Central Oklahoma Chapter Chili Supper

2017 Chili Supper The Central Oklahoma Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is hosting its annual Chili Supper. This fundraising event supports the programs and initiatives of the chapter, including the Elmer Wright Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded annually to a deserving blind Oklahoma college student, was created in loving memory of Elmer Wright. Mr. Wright was a founding member of the Central Oklahoma Chapter. His passion and enthusiasm were instrumental in the chapter’s formation and growth. He was particularly concerned with the education of blind children and ensuring that blind students are given opportunities to succeed. He … Continue reading 2017 Central Oklahoma Chapter Chili Supper

National Federation of the Blind Oklahoma & S&B’S Burger Joint Pay It Forward For A Good Cause

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Category: Events Contact: Audrey T. Farnum Communications Committee Chair National Federation of the Blind Oklahoma (405)590-6110 Audrey@nfbok.org National Federation of the Blind Oklahoma & S&B’S Burger Joint Pay It Forward For A Good Cause The National Federation of the Blind Oklahoma is partnering with S&B’s Burger Joint for Pay It Forward Night on Tuesday, November 15 at the S&B’s located at 7640 Northwest Expressway. Each Tuesday, S&B’s supports a local organization by setting up a Pay It Forward box at the register. Customers are asked to drop their receipts in the … Continue reading National Federation of the Blind Oklahoma & S&B’S Burger Joint Pay It Forward For A Good Cause