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California Connection

Welcome to the California Connection, the weekly news service provided in English and Spanish by the California Council of the Blind.

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California Connection - Current Eddition
December 1, 2017

Welcome to the California connection for December 1.
In order to have a message in the connection, please provide the message either to the office or to Gabe Griffith directly at (925) 768-8195 or ca.connection@ccbnet.org by 5:00 PM on Wednesday before the connection is recorded.
Also, please make sure your message states in the subject line that it is for the connection or it may be missed.

CCB Office Update

The new CCB office hours are 9AM-6PM.

We are currently recruiting to fill a vacant VISTA position at the CCB.
Contact the office at 800-221-6359 for additional information.

CCB Students Call

Everyone is invited to join the CCB students next conference call:

Date: Sunday December 3rd
Time: 7:00 PM
Call in number: 302-202-1114
Access code: 694810


Time is running out!
The Members of the Glendale Burbank Area Chapter invite you to attend our dinner.

The dinner this year will be held on December 9th at 5:30 p.m.
The cocktail hour will be held at 5:30. With the dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. at the Smoke house restaurant, 4420 W. Lake Side dr. in Burbank.

Chicken or salmon will cost $36, prime rib $46, with an additional $5 if paid late. Payment should be sent to John Mavis, 1232 N. El Centro avenue Apt. A. Los Angeles, CA, 90038-1706.
For any further questions call Anthony at (818)982-3411.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

San Gabriel Valley Chapter Christmas Party

The San Gabriel Valley Chapter invites you to our 2017 Christmas party at Marie Callenders Restaurant, in the City of Industry. to be held On Saturday December 16th, from 4 until 7:00 p.m.

The cost will be $20 per person, which will need to be mailed and received no later than Saturday, December 9th.

To RSVP, get more dinner details, and where to mail your check, please call Steve or Pattie Aminoff by phone: 626-445-6727, No emails please.

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you there.

Greater LA Christmas Lunch

This is to invite those of you in the Los Angeles Area to the Greater Los Angeles Chapter, CCB Christmas lunch scheduled for Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 1-4 PM at Marie Callendars Restaurant and Bakery, 14743 Ventura Blvd., cross-street Kester, Sherman Oaks, CA.

The price for Chapter members will be $25 and $30 for non-chapter members.
Reservations must be received no later than Monday, December 11, 2018 along with your checks made out to GLACCCB. The restaurant requires one total check and will charge separate only for those individuals wishing to purchase something from the bar.

We will also continue to collect toys for the Spark of Love Toy Drive at the Christmas lunch. Pam and I will drop them off to the fire department here in Chatsworth just around the corner from our mobile home park. Please bring new unwrapped toys if you wish to participate.

For menu choices, where to send payment, or any other questions known to dog or man please email Ken at kenmetz1946@gmail.com or call him at (818) 882-3610-HOME or (323) 793-1805-CELL.

Thank you for reading,
Have a nice day

Gabe Griffith

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