The Southern Arizona Council of the Blind

A chapter of the Arizona Council of the Blind


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SAZCB is an affiliate of The Arizona Council of the Blind, also known as A Z C B which in turn is an affiliate of The American Council of the Blind, also known as A C B. We are a nonprofit organization made up of blind, visually impaired, and sighted Arizonans. Our chapter’s primary focus is on issues of the blind in southern Arizona, and we are growing and would like to invite you to join us. For more information on how to join our club or any other question check the WHO WE ARE page.

4/18: The 2015 Arizona Council of the Blind Membership Meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix. This meeting is open to AzCB members in good standing. There is no fee for attending and food and beverages will be provided.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Call to Order
Moment of Silence
Attendance (self-introduction)
First Read of Constitution and Bylaws Amendments (if any)
Approval of 2014 Annual Meeting Minutes
Approval of Treasurer's Report
President's Message (You get the organization you deserve)
Chapter Updates
Guide Dog Users of Arizona
Maricopa Club
Phoenix Chapter
Southern Arizona
BRIEF-Grant Report on 2014 Activities
Report from the Nominating Committee
Officer and Board Elections
Report from the Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Second Read (if any)
Consideration of Constitution and Bylaws Amendments
Resolutions (if any) presented for consideration
Old Business
New Business

4/25: Starting at 6:00, we are going to be playing cards at Mitzi's house with shaped poker chips and Braille cards, but might not need the chips depending on what game we choose to play. Snacks will be provided.

5/22: The 2015 AZCB Annual Conference will be held at the DEC Conference Center in Phoenix beginning at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $25.00 per person. Contact Carlos Paraskevas at or 602-273-1510.

6/13: The next scheduled SAZCB meeting is set for Saturday June 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wilmot Public Library. 

The purpose of the Arizona Council of the Blind (AzCB) is to promote an improved understanding of the capabilities and needs of people who are blind or visually impaired residents of and visitors to the State of Arizona, and to work to improve the social, economic, educational, employment and civic opportunities which are available to blind and visually impaired people within Arizona.

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