Project Insight: A Resource for People Who are

Blind or losing vision

800-267-4448


Local Number: 386-763-3836


floridacouncil@comcast.net

The Florida Council of the Blind (FCB), a state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB), is a statewide organization of blind people working to make life better through public education, legislative actions, and providing a statewide information and referral service through Project Insight.

FCB is also an organization designed to provide resources to the Visually Impaired community. We offer educational, social, and economic opportunities specific to the needs of blind individuals.

If you have questions about FCB, you may call 800-267-4448, or our local number 386-763-3836, or send email to floridacouncil@comcast.net.

2018 FCB SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The 2018 Florida Council of the Blind Scholarship Program consists of awards totaling $4,000.00, that are offered to outstanding students who are enrolled in academic education, professional or technical training beyond the high school level.
• $1,500.00 Gayle M. Krause-Edwards Scholarship – Offered to an applicant who demonstrates superior leadership and outstanding academic performance, and who is enrolled full-time, in a college, university, or technical institute, in a course of study which will increase advancement potential in his/her chosen field

Next FCB Board Meeting

The next FCB Board meeting will be held at the Lexington Riverwalk Hotel and Conference Center in Jacksonville. The dates are Friday, November 3 through Sunday, November 5, 2017. Room rates are $89 per night plus tax. Call (904) 396-5100 or (877) 539-7070 to make your reservations. Cut off date to get the group rate discount is September 30, 2017.

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