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Purpose of Georgia Council of the Blind

Group picture of some GCB membersThe Georgia Council of the Blind is a non-profit consumer organization affiliated with the American Council of the Blind. We strive to elevate the social, economic, and cultural levels of the blind. For over 40 years, GCB has been working toward providing a forum for views of the blind, improving education and rehabilitation, and broadening vocational opportunities for the visually impaired. Peer support is an important part of GCB as it encourages and assists the blind in developing their abilities and potential to become independent and responsible citizens in their communities. Peer support is especially helpful for the newly blind who may be confused or bitter. GCB works hard to educate the public about the problems of blindness and the needs and capabilities of the blind. Cooperation with the public and private institutions and agencies for the blind is encouraged. G C B holds a convention each year at different locations throughout the state. This event offers timely and informative educational programs as well as recreational and social interaction with members and non-members from all over the state of Georgia. GCB activities and programs include: educational programs, legislative action, scholarships, peer support, technology, exhibits, news letters, social activities, and braille.

GCB Officers & Contact Information

President, Keith Morris
Email:  mkumorris@yahoo.com
Phone:  (706) 595-1465 

1st Vice President Robin Oliver 
Email: gcbfyi@yahoo.com 
Phone: (706) 410-1023 


2ndVice President & Chaplain, Fred McDade
Phone:  
(706) 278-4084 

Secretary, Christine O'Brien
Phone: (678) 425-2447
EMail: jcbethga@windstream.net 


Treasurer, Marsha Farrow
Email: marshafarrow@windstream.net
Phone: (706) 859-2624

At-Large Representative, Tim Kelly
Phone:  (478) 923-2714

Emeritus President, William (Bill) Holley 
Email: gcbill850@yahoo.com 

GCB News…

What’s happening at GCB?

1. The GCB Board meeting was Saturday, January 17 via phone 

If you missed it you can listen at                          

1.605.475.4099 PIN 880828# 


2. 2nd Vice President Fred McDade is also the Chaplain for GCB.

  

 

Brain Teasers

1.   A Rancher tells his 2 sons to race their horses to a distant town to see who would inherit his fortune. The one whose horse was the slower would win. The brothers wander aimlessly around for days. They came upon a wise man and asked for his advice, and after hearing what he had to say they raced the horses as fast as they could to the town. What advice did the wise man give them?

2.   You have 4 chains. Each chain has 3 links in it. Although it is difficult to cut the links, you wish to make a single loop with all 12 links. What is the least amount of cuts you can make to make this happen?

3.   A glass of water with a single ice cube sits on a table. When the ice completely melts, will the level of the water decrease, increase or remain unchanged?

**Click here for the answers.

The Technology committee meets every second Thursday evening at 8:30, the phone number is 1-267-507-0370 and the PIN is 42282. All are invited to attend and bring your ideas.








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