Rep. Brooks Commends Redstone Arsenal BSC for Outstanding Customer Service and Commitment to Creating Employment for People Who Are Blind
Congressman Tours Base Supply Center
January 6, 2012, HUNTSVILLE, AL, – Earlier this week, the Redstone Arsenal Base Supply Center (BSC) hosted Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL-05) for a special tour of its operations. Rep. Brooks had the opportunity to meet with some of the high-skilled employees who are blind and provide high-quality products and services to military personnel.
National Industries for the Blind Announces Appointments to Board of Directors
New Chairman and Vice Chairman Named
February 9, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB) recently announced the election of its 2012-2013 Board of Directors and board officers following its annual board meeting at NIB headquarters. The Honorable Gary J. Krump was elected to serve as Chairman and Ronald Tascarella was elected Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the NIB board. Krump and Tascarella are part of a 20-member board representing the corporate, nonprofit and academic sectors.
National Industries for the Blind Seeks Applicants for Joseph Roeder Assistive Technology Scholarship
Application Deadline May 5
April 4, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) is seeking applicants for the Joseph Roeder Assistive Technology Scholarship, a $2,500 scholarship to an individual who is blind; interested in pursuing education in computer science, information systems or a related field; and pursuing a career in access technology. The scholarship is named in memory of Joe Roeder, who served as senior access technology specialist at NIB from 1997 until his death in 2010.
National Industries for the Blind President and CEO Selected for LEAD VIRGINIA
April 11, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – Kevin A. Lynch, president and CEO of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), has been selected as a member of the 2012 Class of LEAD VIRGINIA, a statewide leadership program that educates Virginia’s leaders on issues surrounding regional differences, opportunities and challenges across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
National Industries for the Blind President and CEO Kevin Lynch Earns Certified Association Executive Credential
June 26, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C. – ASAE announced that Kevin Lynch, president and CEO of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) credential. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. Less than five percent of all association professionals have earned the CAE.
National Industries for the Blind to Ensure Accessibility of Buildium's Property Management Software
Partnership is NIB’s first commercial Section 508 Assurance Service contract
July 23, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB) secured its first commercial Section 508 Assurance Service contract with Buildium, a cloud-based property management software company based in Boston.
National Industries for the Blind Returns as Title Sponsor of National Half Marathon Championship for Visually Impaired
Premier Race to Kick Off the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon
September 21, 2012, ALEXANDRIA, VA - National Industries for the Blind (NIB) announced today that it will host the third annual NIB Visually Impaired National Half Marathon Championships concurrent with the 2012 Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon on October 7.