Save the Date
Get ready to join our Federation family at the 2023 state convention, April 27-29, at the Riverside hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd. in Boise. Room rates are $130.00 per night. Be sure to make your reservations by March 19 at 208 343-1871.
Our convention theme is Security, Equality, Opportunity.
This convention will feature new special events, including aerobic dance and bocci ball provided by the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes and birding by ear directed by our own Al Schneider and other local birders. We will have a vendor expo featuring technology and other interesting exhibits.
Speakers will present on topics including progress toward private and independent mail-in voting in Idaho, drug safety and labeling, changes to the Able Act, updates from agencies serving the blind in Idaho, and presentations from our members on travel, guide dog schools, and other inspirational topics.
Friday night will feature live music from our own Justin Bonner and his band The Blend, as well as our fundraising auction and gift baskets. We are planning a luncheon for students and young adults, and a meeting for parents of blind children. The convention will conclude with our banquet, featuring Sheila Wright, as our national board member, and our 2023 scholarship class.
If you want to have a good time while you learn and grow in our Federation, come join us at the Riverside Hotel on April 27-29. There is something for everyone. The convention registration form will be coming soon.
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