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Everyone who attended the banquet of the 1998 NFB:AE Convention received a beautiful mug commemorating the occasion. We still have mugs at the National Office. They are available at a price of one for $10 and two for $15 (shipping included). Make cheques payable to NFB:AE and send them to: NFB:AE (Mugs), #304 - 445 Franklyn Road, Kelowna, BC V1X 5X8. Be sure to note the number of mugs required.


Yasushi Iwashita ( see article on page 32 of this issue ) is acting as a distributor for YNT Corporation of Japan. The corporation is currently marketing two productsa 9-line slate and innovative flat stylus as well as a key chain that can be personalized by writing Braille characters in the six cells provided. For further information you may contact Yasushi at: The Crane Resource Centre, 1874 East Mall, University of British Columbia,

Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
Phone: (604) 822-0061
or deal directly with the YNT Corporation Head Office:
37-6, #1 Chome, Honcho Kichijoji Musashino, Tokyo 180, Japan Phone/FAX: 422-21-0909


The entire 1998 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equality was professionally recorded. The five convention sessions--Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and Saturday morning--as well as the banquet and the annual general meeting of the Blind Children and Youth: Parents Association, are available at a cost of $15 each. An entire set of all seven recordings can be purchased for $60. Please make cheques payable to the NFB:AE and send them to:

304 - 445 Franklyn Road,

Kelowna, BC V1X 5X8.
If ordering individual sessions be sure to specify which session you would like. Video tapes of the banquet are also available.

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