Chapters & Divisions

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Chapters & Divisions

Due to the Coronavirus COVID19 pandemic, the National Federation of the Blind has suspended all in-person meetings through the end of May. Please contact local chapter and division presidents to acquire information about virtual meetings that chapters and divisions are holding. Please check this website from time to time because the current suspension of in-person meetings may be extended. The NFB of Colorado hopes that you and yours are healthy and safe during this crisis.

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Milwaukee Chapter

The chapter meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 PM.
We are currently meeting via zoom, but when in person meetings resume, we meet in the banquet hall of Burnham bowl.

We have roughly 15 regular members.

Feel free to contact Stacy Fuehrer, president, with any questions.
Email: precious0109@gmail.com or, by phone 715–781–5918 Let me know if you need anything further.

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Dane County Chapter

The Jean County chapter generally meets on the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. via zoom due to the pandemic. We love welcoming new members. If you have any questions about our chapter please contact Carissa Mallmann at carissamallmann@gmail.com

In previous years aside from our monthly meetings, we have got out for a holiday lunch, canoeing, and bowling to name a few things. The Dane County chapter is always looking for new members and we would love to welcome you into our chapter.

Carissa Mallmann carissamallmann@gmail.com

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Badger Chapter At Large

Badger Chapter At Large:

Meeting: Every 1st Thursday of the month.

Time: 7:00 pm central time.

Meeting place: Zoom platform.

Our Chapter also has a list serve: nfbwbadger@googlegroups.com and a Facebook page: NFB of Wisconsin at Large Badger Chapter

Our Chapter is for all of Wisconsin who does not already have a Chapter. If you are not in or around, La Crosse, Janesville, Milwaukee, Madison or Green Bay, our Chapter is for all other Wisconsin Members. We have special speakers who join our meeting every month who are or have some connection to the blind community. We are also having online raffles to help fundraise throughout the winter and probably spring. This raffle will include smart devices or accessories as well as many more that will be decided later in 2021. Please join us at our next meeting. We would love to have you! For any other questions, please contact the President.

Kimberly Kiser, President Kimberly.ann.kiser@gmail.com (920)809-5422

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Rock County Chapter

The Rock County Chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at the First Congregational Church, 54 S. Jackson Street in Janesville Wisconsin. Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m.

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Brown County Chapter

The Brown county chapter meets on the first Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. Normally it is held at the Kress family library but due to the pandemic, we are holding our meetings via Zoom. We are a new chapter that was created in February of 2020 so we are still finding our place in the local community. We would love for anyone who is interested in learning more about the organization to join us. Please contact the chapter president Denise Charlier to get more information about our meetings.Denisecharlier6@gmail.com

Denise Charlier, President Denisecharlier6@gmail.com

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La Crosse County Chapter

The NFB of La Crosse County Chapter, of the National Federation of the Blind of Wisconsin, has its meetings scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Due to the Covid19 Virus, we like many other Wisconsin NFB Chapters have been holding their virtual meetings via the Zoom platform, until further notice. The chapter's President's contact information is as follows:
President George Henry Wilson

Ph: (608) 433-4071

Email: nfblacrossecountychapter@gmail.com

George Henry Wilson, President nfblacrossecountychapter@gmail.com (608) 433-4071

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Wisconsin Association of Blind Students (WABS)

The Wisconsin Association of Blind Students meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 6pm CST.

We meet via Zoom. You can contact our President, Lindsey Fritz at wabspresident@gmail.com

WABS has a Facebook page too so you can stay up to date on WABS activities. It is named The Wisconsin Association of Blind Students.

The Wisconsin Association of Blind Students is a student organization created for banding together blind students across the state of Wisconsin and created for advocating blind students in every aspect of their education.

Lindsey Fritz, President wabspresident@gmail.com

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Wisconsin Association of Parents of Blind Children (WAPBC)

WI Parents of Blind Children is a division of the National Federation of the Blind of Wisconsin (NFBWI). The mission is to achieve widespread emotional acceptance and intellectual understanding that the real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight but the misconceptions and lack of information, which exist. The Wisconsin Parents of Blind Children embraces that philosophy and offers its support to the families, educators and friends of blind/visually impaired children who share that goal.

Debi Meng - President

Wisconsin Parents of Blind Children

608-563-0767

Janesville WI

We meeting via phone call the first Wed of the month at 8:30 pm  - contact president for phone access number, and annually at the State Convention.

Debi Meng, President 608-563-0767

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Wisconsin Association of Guide Dog Users (WAGDU)

Coming soon

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Wisconsin Association of Blind Merchants (WABM)

Coming soon

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Wisconsin Association of Communities of Faith

Coming soon

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Wisconsin Association of Communities of Faith ES

Coming soon

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