I believe it was posted Luaren, but I'll be glad to send it again just in
From: Williams, Lauren [mailto:Lauren.Williams@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2016 9:53 AM
To: Chip and Allie Orange
Subject: Please Join Us! DBS 75th Anniversary & White Cane Day Ceremony and
Expo on October 13
Good morning Chip,
Back on 9/22 I submitted the below message in quotations about the DBS 75th
anniversary to the TABI list, I was not sure if it was posted because I did
not see any discussion about it. If it was not posted already, could you
post it today? I will also send over the full schedule of events for
posting within the next couple of days.
"The Division of Blind Services, in partnership with the Florida State
University College of Education, will host its White Cane Day and 75th
Anniversary Ceremony and Expo in Tallahassee on Thursday, October 13 from 9
a.m.-5 p.m. Join us for educational sessions, business networking
opportunities and a technology/community expo.
White Cane Day is a time to celebrate the abilities and successes achieved
by blind people in a sighted world. The day is also intended to educate the
public of the White Cane Law, which requires motorists to stop when a
pedestrian carrying a white cane or accompanied by a guide dog is crossing a
The 75th Anniversary and White Cane Safety Day Ceremony, beginning at 11
a.m., will feature current and former DBS client testimonials, as well as
guest speakers who have been influential throughout DBS' history.
We will also recognize the latest recipients of the Division's "Successful
75" Award. This initiative honors individuals, organizations and businesses
that have remained steadfast in the advancement of independence for persons
who are blind and visually impaired.
The ceremony and expo will be held at Florida State University Student
Services Building - Room 203 (874 Traditions Way, Tallahassee, Florida).
There will be more details forthcoming.
To RSVP, visit our online RSVP tool <http://bit.ly/2cD6H8z> or email
To serve as a community or technology exhibitor, submit an Exhibitor
Registration Form <http://bit.ly/2cUjBQA> by Thursday, October 6.
For more information, contact DBS75@xxxxxxxxxxxxx or (850) 245-0390."