News & Updates

NFB-NEWSLINE Georgia Training Call November 27

Is your morning paper becoming as stale as last week’s bread? Join us on Tuesday, November, 27 at 8:00 p.m. EST to add some pizzazz!!!
NFB-NEWSLINE’s vast array of newspapers, magazines, and breaking news options will tantalize your eardrums! Looking for more than just news? We’ve got you covered! We will dive right in to severe weather alerts, job listings, store circulars, tv listings, blindness specific publications, and state specific information!

This is the first of many training calls that will help you learn to navigate the NFB-NEWSLINE system with ease and read what you want, when you want, the way you want.

The call will be approximately one hour with plenty of time for questions.

There are many ways to join the call Tuesday November 27, 8:00 p.m. EST.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/789744142
Or iPhone one-tap :

US: +16699006833,,789744142# or +14086380968,,789744142#

Or Telephone:

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 855 880 1246 (Toll Free) or +1 877 853 5257 (Toll Free)

Meeting ID: 789 744 142

If you have questions, contact Jessica Beecham at jbbeecham@gmail.com or call 615-497-0435.

GET THEM WHILE THERE HOT, HOT, HOT!

Join members, family and friends of the NFB of Georgia Senior Division as we sport our hotness in our NFB of Georgia t-shirts at community events, group activities or just because you’re proud to wear your red t-shirt with metallic printed words on the back that say:

Red Hot

Senior

The O in the word “Hot” will be in the shape of a flame.

Red Hot Seniors signify:

RED: Radiates Confidence
HOT: Fiery & Strong
SENIOR: Well-Seasoned & Wise

IF THAT’S YOU!

You can purchased your t-shirt pin short and long sleeve as follows:

Regular Short Sleeve T-Shirt:
* Medium – XL = $12.00
* 2XL = $14.00
* 3XL to 5XL = $15.00

Long Sleeve T-Shirt:
* Medium – XL = $15.00
* 2XL = $17.00
* 3XL to 5XL = $18.00

Ordering information for payment type and mailing instructions can be found on the 2 page Order Form.

For further information, you may contact Vanessa Meadows at 678-732-9067

Click here for ORDER FORM

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

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