Currently, there are six chapters. Please contact the chapter nearest you for further information.
The following list includes contact information, meeting times and locations for all the NFBI chapters. To make corrections or clarifications to this information, please contact the webmaster at the e-mail link below.
The Blackhawk Chapter, which is located in the Quad Cities area, meets on the second Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM. The meetings are held at the South Moline Township Center, located at 637 17th Avenue in East Moline.
Chapter President Lois Montgomery can be contacted at email@example.com or by phone at (309) 763-3414.
The Chicago chapter meets on the second Saturday of every month at the ExChequer Pub (226 South Wabash, in Chicago). The meeting time is 1:00 PM.
Chapter President David Meyer can be contacted at David Meyer.
Ferris Wheel Chapter
The Ferris Wheel Chapter, based in Jacksonville, meets the first Saturday of every month (except July) at 9:30 AM. The meetings are held in the lower level meeting room at the Jacksonville Public Library at 201 West College Avenue in Jacksonville.
Chapter President Bill Reif can be contacted at Bill Reif.
Four Rivers Chapter
The Four Rivers Chapter meets on the second Saturday of every month at 10:30 a.m. The meeting is held at Belleville Public Library located at 121 East Washington Street in downtown Belleville. This location is fully accessible and is served by several Metrobus lines. Parking is also available in a public lot west of the building as well as across the street.
Chapter President Annette Grove can be contacted at Annette Grove
For those who have no local chapter or can’t make it to meetings on a regular basis, we have a solution! The At-Large Chapter allows people to participate in the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois via teleconference. Those wishing to participate should call in to (218) 936-1200. When prompted for an access code, enter 6324, which stands for NFBI. Meetings are every first Sunday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
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