LeCOBDA May 2014 Newsletter

We, Le COBDA, will be having an outing to Green City Market. It is located at the south end of Lincoln Park between Clark and Stockton Drive (approximately 1790 N. Clark).

Saturday, May 10, 2014

TIME: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

****Bring your cash as the vendors selling may not accept the cards. Also bring your bag for the vegetables and fruits****

Before heading to the Green City Market, please MEET at The Chicago History Museum first. We all will walk to the market which is about five minutes away

The Chicago History Museum is located at the south end of Lincoln Park
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Please get to The Chicago History Museum by 10:30 AM.

Transportation Arrangements
PLEASE have your driver drop off at 10:30 AM and pick up at 2:30 PM at The Chicago History Museum.

PLEASE have your ride ready by 2:30 PM, no later than 2:30 PM. Please be aware that we will be not assisting or waiting for anyone to leave after 2:30 PM. Thank you.

Discounted parking is available for $10.00 for under two hours with validation in the Chicago Historical Museum parking lot off of Stockton Drive. Pick up a validation ticket at the Market Info Booth.


Be sure to show up on time or a bit early that would be appreciate.


After the Green City Market, we’ll be having lunch at Elly’s Pancake House which is close by walking.

Elly’s Pancake House
101 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610

Serves: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Features: Open 24 hours, Accepts Credit Cards, Lunch Special
****Pay lunch on your own money***

If you will be attending, please contact Sara at sara.w.chung@gmail.com to RSVP by May 8th.

Looking Forward to seeing you all!

Le COBDA President

Friendly Reminder:

A membership fee is DUE in May. It is $15.00. Please see Jerrie, the Treasurer for your renewal membership. Thanks!

Please remember we will not have a meeting in June. We’ll have an outing to the cruise at Navy Pier in July. Save the date of July 12th. Details to follow.
Illinois DeafBlind Retreat will be hosted from June 10, 2014 through June 14, 2014 at Illinois School for the Visually Impaired in Jacksonville, IL.  Application packets are ready.

If you are interested, contact Mindy Joy Mayer at mindy.mayer@chicagolighthouse.org for an application packet.


A message from Renee Ingalsbe and her co-directors:

Hi! Friend,

It’s that time again! 🙂

You’re invited to our 3rd DB camp at Camp Tuolumne Trails in Groveland, California on the dates of Saturday, July 19 through Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Party Theme – STAR WARS

Information – click this: http://www.db-gbc.org/#!info/cjg9

We are looking forward to have a great time and hope you can join us!

Sincerely yours,

Mike Walton, founder/retreat co-director
Renee Ingalsbe, retreat co-director
Sue Morgan, retreat co-director

If you have any questions about this information, contact Renee at drleogal@gmail.com

2014 International Deaf-Blind Expo in Las Vegas

July 30, 2014 10:00pm to August 3, 2014 10:00pm
You are invited to take part in this first of its kind event.
Greetings all,

Happy New Year to you all! Bapin Group is excited to open 2014 with an announcement. We will be hosting the first-ever International Deaf-Blind Expo, scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 30, to Sunday, August 3, 2014, at the Riviera Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas! Please read below for full details.

For more information, please go to www.bapingroup.com/expo. Stay tuned for more details!

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