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2023 WCB Convention October 26-28
The annual Washington Council of the Blind Convention has arrived!  Pre-registered conventioneers will be descending on the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport this week and WCB will be streaming on ACB Media 9 starting Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Click info to access the complete convention program, including the detailed exhibitor listing.  On site convention registration (with no guarantee that meal options are available) will begin Friday, October 27 at 7 a.m.


Fundraising continues at the convention

Many thanks to all the members, friends, and exhibitors who donated items, made for lively bidding, and won the items in the 2023 WCB Auction held on Zoom.  WCB raised just over $3,000, but the fundraising isn’t over!  Get your raffle tickets at the convention for $10 each; the drawing will be held at the October 28 banquet and there will be 16 winners receiving a total of $1,300 in prize money.

Seattle Times article of interest

Take a look at the Seattle Times article published on April 23 about daily tasks and challenges for blind and visually impaired people.  Seattle Times news article

Mission of the Washington Council of the Blind

Washington Council of the Blind is committed to promoting opportunity, equality and independence within the blind and visually impaired community through education, public awareness, and advocacy.

Statewide chapters keep you connected

With seventeen chapters and special interest affiliates, WCB has many opportunities for local activities and advocacy.  Make your voice heard.  To find a chapter near you visit our Chapters page or call 800-255-1147.

Join WCB online today or find a chapter near you

Opportunity – Equality – Independence

Business Office: PO Box 675, Yakima, WA  98907-0675
Administrative Office: 2117 O Ave, Anacortes, WA  98221-2567
Buzzline: (800) 255-1147