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Mon, Jun. 27th, 2011, 10:14 pm
Have a Tasty Burger & Help My NFB Chapter!

Hello to my most excellent, generous and brilliant readers. Yes, I'm
sucking up because I need a favor. All day tomorrow, June 28, 2011, S
& B's Burger Joint in Northwest Oklahoma City will be donating 10% of
it's profits to the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the National
Federation of the Blind. The restaurant is located at 5929 N. May and
they have a huge selection of specialty burgers, fries, salads,
sandwiches and more. I have been told by a reliable source that the
food is excellent and it is reasonably priced as well. The Burger
Joint has generously agreed to support the NFB of Central Oklahoma as
part of it's Pay It Forward program where they adopt a charitable
organization each Tuesday to which they donate 10% of their profits. I
plan to eat there for lunch and dinner and hope that any of my readers
in the Oklahoma City area will help as well in order to support an
organization that is very important to me. You're going to eat anyway.
Why not have a tasty burger and help the blind as well? The NFB of
Central Oklahoma is made up of blind and visually impaired people
living in the Oklahoma City / Edmond metro area. We accept donations
to fund many programs and initiatives including an annual scholarship
awarded to a deserving blind student, free Braille classes for anyone
interested in learning to read Braille and a transportation program to
assist our members getting to and from meetings. We also participate
in numerous outreach and education programs to help raise awareness
about blindness and help change perceptions and stereotypes often
attributed to the blind. The National Federation of the Blind believes
that the real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight. The
real problem is the misunderstanding and lack of information that
exist. If a blind person has proper training and opportunity,
blindness can be reduced to a physical nuisance. I believe whole
heartedly in this philosophy. The NFB's attitudes toward blindness and
independence has played a profound role in my adjustment to blindness
and made me a much stronger and competent person. This organization
has changed, and continues to change my life. Please help the NFB of
Central Oklahoma change what it means to be blind for other people
with vision impairments. Thanks for your support.