A Look Back At BVA’s 71st


  Past National President Neil Appleby and his daughter Mary-Ann enjoy a visit in the Exhibit Hall with Chris Robison of Boundless Assistive Technologies on August 24.

Past National President Neil Appleby and his daughter Mary-Ann enjoy a visit in the Exhibit Hall with Chris Robison of Boundless Assistive Technologies on August 24.


  Longtime VA and BVA volunteer Betty Charlesworth was the 2016 recipient of the David L. Schnair Award for outstanding voluntary service.

Longtime VA and BVA volunteer Betty Charlesworth was the 2016 recipient of the David L. Schnair Award for outstanding voluntary service.


  Convention Volunteer Coordinator Margarine Beaman located a neighbor of sorts at the convention. Both Margarine and Kevin Jackson hail from Austin, Texas.

Convention Volunteer Coordinator Margarine Beaman located a neighbor of sorts at the convention. Both Margarine and Kevin Jackson hail from Austin, Texas.


  Boise, Idaho VIST Coordinator Valerie Duffy stresses major point as she addresses the topic “See Blindness in a New Way.” Val’s popularity as part of the Auxiliary program at each recent convention has made her presentations an almost annual occurrence.

Boise, Idaho VIST Coordinator Valerie Duffy stresses major point as she addresses the topic “See Blindness in a New Way.” Val’s popularity as part of the Auxiliary program at each recent convention has made her presentations an almost annual occurrence.


  VIPER Ride organizer and Tailgunner John Carter gets feel of motorcycle prior to embarking on daylong August 21 journey with Pilot Mike Pytlik.

VIPER Ride organizer and Tailgunner John Carter gets feel of motorcycle prior to embarking on daylong August 21 journey with Pilot Mike Pytlik.

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