National Federation of the Blind of Alabama

Live the life you want! Changing what it means to be blind!

President, Joy Harris Hopes to See All of You At

The 2018 Annual State Convention Of the

National Federation of the Blind of Alabama

When: March 16, 17 & 18, 2018

Download the 2018 NFB of Alabama Convention Agenda here! 

Where: Embassy Suites

300 Tallapoosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: 334-269-5055

Please make your own hotel reservations by February 28, 2018. State you are with the NfB of Alabama for the room rates of $109 per night plus taxes. After this date rates may CHANGE!

You may use the below link to make your hotel reservations online.

Who: Everyone is welcome to join us. You may pre-register by downloading a form from

Mail your form and payment by March 9, 2018.


Pre-convention Registration $20

Pre-convention Banquet $30

At convention Registration $25

At convention Banquet $35.

Student Luncheon Saturday at Noon, March 17, $15.

On Saturday March 17 the hotel restaurant will be offering a buffet lunch for $11.95.

Download your convention registration form and mail to:

Larry Povinelli

121 Cork Alley

Madison, Alabama 35758

2018 State Convention Chairperson:

Larry Povinelli (703) 969-6476


Jeffrey Wilson (256) 589-2096

Door prizes:

Brandy Wood (205) 563-6169

Sue Povinelli (256) 325-4120

The 2018 NFBA Convention will kick off on Friday afternoon,

March 16, 2018. The afternoon will feature two informative seminars.

The first is a technology Seminar beginning at 12:00 until 1:30 pm. This seminar will be filled with a wealth of knowledge on technology.

The second is the viewing and discussion of the movie Do You Dream in Color from 1:45 until 3:30 pm.

The NFB of Alabama Senior Division will hold their annual meeting on Friday March 16 at 3:30 – 4:30 PM.

The Alabama Association of Blind Merchants will hold their annual business meeting Friday, March 16 at 4:30 – 5:30 PM.

The Alabama Association of Blind Students will hold their annual business meeting Friday, March 16 at 4:30 – 5:30 PM.

Friday evening, March 16 there will be an exciting BINGO and AUCTION fundraiser, with an opportunity to win terrific prizes from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. The Cost: $10 (1 Bingo Card) -- $15 (2 Bingo Cards.)

Snacks and a Cash Bar will be available. Please come enjoy the fun and fellowship!

On Saturday, March 17, 2018 we will hear from many outstanding speakers throughout the day. We are honored to have Dr. Marc Maurer as our National Representative. Their topics will include issues that affect the Blind in Alabama and across the nation.

Saturday evening, March 17, the highlight of the convention is our Banquet. You don’t want to miss this fantastic evening with your Federation family. There will be a great meal and an inspiring banquet address given by Dr. Marc Maurer.

After the banquet please join the Student Division at the Family Feud Fundraiser. Great fun for the whole family.

On Sunday morning, March 18, 2018, our National Federation of the Blind of Alabama State Convention will conclude with our annual business meeting.

Come join us in Montgomery for the 2018 NFBA Convention!