The UCB Flier

A publication of

Utah Council of the Blind

August 2017

For the latest news updates call the Utah Connection 801-299-0670 or 1‑800-273-4569. (You may also leave a message at the end of the announcement.)

Mail correspondence to: UCB, PO Box 1415, Bountiful, UT 84011-1415. E-mail us at

In This Issue

Message from UCB's Executive Director.................................................... 2

Come View the Voting Machine of the Future............................................ 3

UCB Annual Business Meeting.................................................................. 4

Upcoming Events....................................................................................... 5

Latest Calendar with Updates.................................................................... 5

New: Victor Reader Trek............................................................................ 6

Review of Prizmo Go.................................................................................. 8

Book Review: The Books You Read........................................................... 9

FCC Increases Amount of Required Video Described Programming on Top-Rated Broadcast & Non-Broadcast Networks................................... 10

Higher Education and Instructional Materials........................................... 12

Mini Conference for the Deaf-Blind........................................................... 13

Seeing AI App is Now Available in the iOS App Store.............................. 14

Narrated Videos, Taped and CD Books Now Available............................ 16

Ceramics Class........................................................................................ 16

Ways to Support the UCB at No Cost to You........................................... 17

Donate Adaptive Technology You No Longer Use................................ 17

Remember UCB in Your Will................................................................. 17 17

Smith’s Rewards................................................................................... 18

General UCB Information......................................................................... 19

Upcoming Board Meetings.................................................................... 19

Disclaimer............................................................................................. 20

Message from UCB's Executive Director

Dear friends and members of the UCB,

The UCB  is involved in many great things this summer. First of all, a big thanks to TerriLynne Pomeroy for arranging the trip to the Seaquest Aquarium in Layton. Personally, I have never had a better time really seeing creatures who live in the air and under water. The folks at the aquarium were extremely good to let us touch and pet every creature they possibly could. It is amazing to actually get to see what they really look like.

On August 2, the UCB will be partnering with Express Vote for its second exhibit of this accessible voting machine. Everyone should try and come to the center for the blind to have a hands-on experience with what might just be the future voting machine in Utah. Many other states have already ordered these machines for their elections. I strongly support this machine, it is so simple and adaptable to all voters. I take great interest in being able to vote independently. For so many years it was not possible. I want to protect this right.

Thanks to some really generous foundations, the organization has been able to continue to offer its many programs to the blind community. Ceramics classes have been available all summer and the teacher/trainer teams are busier than ever training people in their homes to be as independent as possible.

The iPhone is an especially popular piece of technology to own as well as to learn how to use. The apps for this phone are amazing and can replace many different pieces of technology all at once. You can even receive your newsletter on your smart phone.

The adaptive technology grants and Braille grants are still available as are the personal assistance grants for emergency repairs at home. For more information on this program, watch for future newsletters. And of course, the transportation and reader programs are as popular as ever.

If any of these programs would help you, just call us to learn more.

I know you are all watching the newsletter for the upcoming elections. As chair of the Nominating Committee, I look forward to presenting some fine candidates who wish to serve on the board. You are always welcome to be nominated from the floor as well. I want to remind everyone who can't attend the membership meeting in September, that they can request an absentee ballot. It is important for you to stay involved in your organization.

As always, it is a pleasure knowing and serving you.

Leslie Gertsch,
Executive Director

Come View the Voting Machine of the Future

by Leslie Gertsch, UCB Executive Director

Have you tried to vote on the voice operated voting machine? Have you had trouble getting to use it because the voting judges are not trained or because the machine is not working? Well, then, you will be thrilled to know that there is a new, exciting, very accessible voting machine being considered for you in Utah. Elections Systems and Software is demonstrating its latest voting machine at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City on August 2, 2017 in Conference Room B, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The machine is simple to operate and can be used quickly and easily by "all" voters. You simply put your ballot into the machine and, using a small keypad, you vote. There is even a simple way to do a write-in. The machine also has adaptations for people without the use of their hands, and it can exhibit your ballot in large, easy to see, print. This is your opportunity to try it out and give your comments. Remember, it is important that you speak out now, while there is still time for change.

As an advocate for people with sight loss, I was very involved in getting accessible voting machines in Utah. I love being able to vote independently, without someone else doing it for me. I refuse to use mail-in-ballots because I want to vote myself. The print ballot requires me to get someone to vote for me, just like during the days before the talking voting machines. It is important that you take action and insist that you have the opportunity to vote independently. Don't let anyone tell you that they can do it for you. Do you really trust someone else who may think politically different from you? When you let them vote, you can never be certain they are doing what you tell them. I had someone tell me that they had their husband vote for them. Come to find out later, he was just using the ballot to vote his way twice.

Another lady told me she had the judges come to the car and vote for her. How can you be certain that vote even made it back? Is it possible they voted a second time for how they wanted? Without voting for yourself, you will never know. If I am going to the trouble to vote, I want my vote to be "mine" and I want it to count.

If you possibly can, come to the center and try out the new machine on August 2nd. I always say, that if you don't take advantage of this kind of opportunity you don't have room to complain. See you there.

UCB Annual Business Meeting

The Annual Business Meeting of the Utah Council of the Blind will be held at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City, UT at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Reservations are required so that we can have enough food for everyone. Please call the Utah Connection or email with your name, the names of others in your party, and your telephone number no later than Monday, September 11th. When you make your reservation, please indicate whether or not each person in your party is a member of the UCB, whether you use large print or Braille, any dietary restrictions you or a member of your party may have, and if you will need a listening device or any other accommodation.

Membership Verification: In order to vote at the annual business meeting a member’s dues for 2017 must be paid no later than September 9, 2017. If you have any questions about your membership status, please contact our Membership Chair, Aunilie Hathaway, at (801) 244-5505 or via e-mail at

Upcoming Events

We still have a few tickets for the August 19th matinee of Nine to Five. The musical is running at Centerville's Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N 400 W. The play runs from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are only $10 per person. So, if you are interested, hurry up and get your money into the UCB.

In September, our annual visit to the Utah State Fair will be on the 12th or 13th of September. We'll have more details next month.

In about the third week of October, we are looking at doing a trip to the open house for the Cedar City temple. If this comes about, the charge will be $10 for anyone who needs a ride.

In November, we have purchased a limited number of tickets to attend the Utah Symphony's program where we get to all join in singing The Messiah. It will be on the evening of Saturday, November 25, the Saturday right after Thanksgiving. Tickets are only $12 per person, and will probably sell out quickly. So, if you want any, send your money in right away.

Latest Calendar with Updates

Mail checks or money orders for any activities to UCB, PO Box 1415, Bountiful, UT 84011-1415. They need to reach us by dates given. Unless otherwise noted, classes and activities listed below are held at the Division of Services for the Blind, 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City.

·       Wednesday, August 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: accessible voting machine, DSBVI, conference room B.

·       Saturday, August 5, 3-5 p.m.: Converting Colors to Music, free at Bountiful Arts Center, 90 North Main, Bountiful, transportation is on your own.

·       Saturday, August 19, 2:30-4:30 p.m.: matinee of Nine to Five at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N 400 W, Centerville.

·       Tuesday/Wednesday September 12 or 13: annual visit to the Utah State Fair.

·       Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m.: annual UCB business meeting, DSBVI.

·       Saturday, November 25: The Messiah, sing along with the Utah Symphony.

New: Victor Reader Trek

By TerriLynne Pomeroy

Humanware is coming out with an exciting new product, the Victor Reader Trek. They are combining the Victor Reader Stream with the GPS abilities of the Trekker Breeze.

The machine will look the same as the Victor Reader Stream, but it will be a little thicker to accommodate the new faster processor and GPS antenna.

Humanware has tried to make the learning curve as easy as possible. So, they have developed a lot of crossover functionality. For example, the "where am I" button, which tells you where you are in a book, is also used in the GPS application. In the GPS application, it will tell you where you are. The "where am I" answer will include such information as what direction you are facing, the name of the street you are standing on, the type of intersection you are approaching, and the nearest address. It can also tell you what the closest landmarks are. Or you can search for locations of food, shopping, etc.

This new machine also has a vibrational motor which allows you to receive guidance via vibration signals rather than voice. This will be very helpful to both persons with hearing loss as well as to any blind person in a noisy situation.

Another exciting aspect of traveling with this new machine is that it will automatically reroute you to avoid dangerous areas.

The Victor Reader Trek will have maps for the entire U.S. and Canada.

Two advantages of a Victor Reader Trek over a smart phone are:

·       No other notifications popping in such as e-mail or news alert while you are using your GPS.

·       Easy to feel buttons that can even be accessed through a pocket.

The new device has 32 GB internal memory and will come with an 8 GB SD card, a clip-on blue tooth speaker, headphones, weather resistant case, a removable battery with 8 to 10 hours use and the power charger. If you wish, the machine will work with an SD card as spacious as 256 GB.

Planned updates include:

·       Open area navigation which will allow you to mark places near you in a building or in an open area with no streets such as a school campus or big parking lot. In the parking lot, you can "bookmark" the car in which you were riding.

·       Built-in FM radio which will allow you to listen for traffic info as well as music, talk, etc.

·       Will be able to connect to iBeacons.

·       Galileo GPS which gives the user marking accuracy to one foot, which could even help you find a doorknob.

·       Will be adding pdf recognition.

Shipping should begin in October. Preorders will get priority, and preordering has another advantage, while the Victor Reader Trek is $699, if you preorder, it will be only $599. In addition, if you set up monthly PayPal payments, you can pay only $100 per month to get your new Victor Reader Trek. To preorder, call Humanware at 800-722-3393.

Review of Prizmo Go

By Tina Terry

There are new accessible apps coming out every month, and I wanted to take the time to share one that I have found to be very helpful. One category of apps which interest many blind people are those which enable reading of documents for ourselves rather than relying on a sighted person. Most people who have visual impairments know about the KNFB reader, but the price is a stumbling block for many. Prizmo Go is an alternative app similar to KNFB Reader. It allows the user to take a picture of the document and have it almost instantly read aloud. Once you are in the app, you can press the volume down button to have it tell you where you are positioned on the page. If you press the volume up button you will hear a tone and then the picture will be taken. The reading will begin within a couple of seconds. I have found the app to be accurate as long as I have the document on a flat surface and my phone or tablet is positioned about 14 inches above the page.

The app itself is free. There are some options for in app purchases that give more sharing options. In the app settings, there is an option to purchase an export pack, which allows editing and sharing either a part, or the whole document. The other option is the cloud version, which does require the internet or data usage but gives more accuracy. The cloud version may be used 10 times for free.

I have found this app easy to use and accurate without the cloud version. If the cloud version fits your needs better, it is only $9.99.

Book Review: The Books You Read

Review by Tom Mitchell

The Untold Story of the Talking Book by Matthew Rubery, DB87099. Reading time: 12 hours, 8 minutes.

Read by John Lescault.

NLS annotation: The history of talking books covers the time from Edison's invention of the phonograph through early efforts to provide reading options for the blind and the early twenty-first century audio book marketplace. Discusses controversies, such as decisions about what to record and the preferred ways to narrate a talking book. 2016.

Tom's review:

Ho-hum! Another story that tells about early talking books and how they began. Heard it all before. Don't need to hear it again. Don't be too sure. By the time you finish with this book, you'll be wondering what "reading" means, what is the difference between an audio book and talking book, and even what is a book?

Part 1 discusses when the idea of a book that talks first came about, and it will surprise you. It also discusses Edison's early experiments with phonograph records for books, pointing out that it would be nearly a half-century before the talking book became a reality.

Part 2 then goes into the history of the talking book for blind people, both here and in the United Kingdom. It asks a lot of questions: What books should be recorded? What kinds of books should be recorded; classics that have proven themselves because of longevity, or should there be current books? Should books be of only uplifting quality or is there room for books with less admirable qualities? And, who decides that, anyway? How should the book be "read"? If it's fiction, should it be read dramatically or just straight? And, by the way, what do you call the person who reads the text into the microphone, a "reader" or "narrator"? Is the person who listens to the book "reading" or just "listening?" The author makes no attempt answer these questions.

Part 3 discusses the audio book; those books which began to appear on cassettes for purchase by the general public, and which now are on CD's, downloadable files and other platforms. Now some of these books are packaged with PDF documents that illuminate footnotes not recorded in the book itself. Some come with visual elements, and some are books that have never been printed. Some come with music and sound effects like old radio presentations. And are those books? By the way, what is a book?

It's a fascinating book to "read", "listen to", make up your own mind, but I'm one of those people who have always thought that if I listen to a talking book and glean information from it, I "read" it. So there. But who's to say I'm right or wrong? I will say this is certain, whether you "read" or "listen" don't miss this one.

FCC Increases Amount of Required Video Described Programming on Top-Rated Broadcast & Non-Broadcast Networks

Action Makes More TV Accessible to Americans Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 – The Federal Communications Commission today adopted new rules to ensure Americans who are blind or visually impaired have access to more video described programming. Video description, also called audio description, allows people with limited vision to hear a description of on-screen activity while also following the dialogue, providing a more fulsome entertainment experience.

More than 7 million Americans have a visual disability. The new rules adopted today will ensure that more video described programming is available to those who rely on it, and also provide broadcast and non-broadcast television networks more flexibility in complying with the rules.

Beginning in July 2018, broadcasters and pay-TV providers carrying one of the top networks must provide 87.5 hours of described programming per calendar quarter, which averages out to roughly one hour per day of description on each included network. This is an increase of 75 percent over the 50 hours per quarter presently required. While the current 50 hour requirement must be provided during prime-time or children’s programming, the additional 37.5 hours per quarter being added by these new rules can be provided at any time of day between 6 a.m. and midnight. The networks currently covered by the rule are ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Disney Channel, History, TBS, TNT, and USA. However, the list of the top five non-broadcast networks will be updated in July 2018, so this is subject to change.

With the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, Congress recognized the importance of ensuring that Americans with disabilities have access to functionally-equivalent entertainment and communications options. The new rules adopted by the Commission today take another important step in implementing this law and furthering its accessibility goals.

Video description is provided through the TV or set top box “secondary audio” feature, which some TV controls identify as “SAP” or “secondary audio program.” To learn more about video description, please see the FCC’s consumer guide:

Action by the Commission July 11, 2017 by Report and Order (FCC 17-88). Chairman Pai and Commissioners Clyburn and O’Rielly approving and issuing separate statements.

MB Docket No. 11-43
Office of Media Relations: (202) 418-0500
ASL Videophone: 1-844-432-2275
TTY: (888) 835-5322
Twitter: @FCC

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC, 515 F.2d 385 (D.C. Cir. 1974).

Higher Education and Instructional Materials

Advocates will recall that the vision loss community has been pushing America's colleges and universities to use materials and technologies that are accessible to their students who are blind or visually impaired or who may have other so-called print disabilities. Over time, stand-alone bills dealing with higher education accessibility have been introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate, but complicated and often difficult negotiations with the higher education lobby have left the future of such legislation in doubt.

Today, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Democrats on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce are announcing the introduction of a comprehensive higher education reform bill aimed at the interests of the cross-disability community. The bill explicitly calls for the development and promulgation of guidelines to assist colleges and universities with their current legal obligations to ensure an accessible instructional experience. Read a press release about the bill at the following link:

A PDF of the bill is available at the following link:

The legislation being introduced today, the Improving Access to Higher Education Act, among many other important provisions for college students with disabilities, includes the best elements of the stand-alone bills for which the blindness community has been advocating, namely the call for the development of accessibility guidelines which should offer greater clarity to colleges and universities in their purchasing and use of materials and technologies. However, the bill being introduced today does not include provisions with which many groups both within and outside the vision loss community have had grave concerns. These troubling provisions would essentially trade a university's claim of voluntary compliance with accessibility guidelines for the setting aside of certain disability civil rights enforcement mechanisms available today. The establishment of such a so-called safe harbor and the apparent taking of even some current civil rights protections off the table has been a major point of contention among advocates for students who are blind or visually impaired and has led to a number of groups in the vision loss community with holding their endorsement of such proposals.

However, the Improving Access to Higher Education Act being introduced today does not include the contentious safe harbor language but rather stays focused on the need to give important guidance to colleges and universities while also reinforcing that an array of existing laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, remain in full force and effect and are in no way compromised or limited by the promulgation of voluntary guidelines or best practices for colleges and universities to follow. House Democrats are introducing this bill at this time in anticipation of congressional reauthorization of the Higher Education Act which, just like the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is long overdue for congressional review. It is generally understood that Congress will take up Higher Ed reauthorization before IDEA reauthorization, but there is no certainty as to when consideration of these measures by Congress will occur.

Mini Conference for the Deaf-Blind

By Jenni Thompson

A mini conference for persons who have both hearing and visual impairments is being held on September 8, 2017 in DSBVI’s Multi-Purpose room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Along with lunch, the mini-conference will include speakers, door prizes, and an exhibit hall. This is a great way for deaf-blind individuals to not only meet other deaf-blind individuals in Utah but also learn about different organizations and meet with them in a one-on-one setting.

Check in starts at 9 a.m. Come and go as you please. This is a deaf-blind event but each deaf-blind individual may bring along an SSP, family member, or friend. The charge per person is $5 which includes lunch, access to exhibit hall, and a ticket for door prizes!

Please RSVP by August 25th. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Jenni Thompson by email Please tell Jenni if you need a listening device or an interpreter.

Seeing AI App is Now Available in the iOS App Store

Link to Blog Post:

Seeing AI, a free app that narrates the world around you, is available now to iOS customers in the United States, Canada, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore.

Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects.

“I really do think this app will be a game changer for many as it’s just simple to use,” said Jenine Stanley, who is legally blind and reviews apps and technology for Main Menu, the American Council of the Blind’s tech radio show.

The app uses artificial intelligence and the camera on your iPhone to perform a number of useful functions:

      Reading documents, including spoken hints to capture all corners of a document so that you capture the full page. It then recognizes the structure of the document, such as headings, paragraphs and lists, allowing you to rapidly skip through the document using voiceover.

      Identifying a product based on its barcode. Move the phone’s camera over the product; beeps indicate how close the barcode is – the faster the beeps, the closer you are – until the full barcode is detected. It then snaps a photo and reads the name of the product.

      Recognizing people based on their face, and providing a description of their visual appearance, such as their gender, facial expression and other identifying characteristics.

      Recognizing images within other apps – just tap Share, and Recognize with Seeing AI.

Stanley said she was “blown away” by the speed and ease of use of the app. One of her favorite features is the Short Text channel, which reads signs, labels and other short snippets of text. “That feature alone is worth the app,” she said. “It’s also fast — almost instant.”

Because this is still a research project, there are some abilities that we consider “experimental.” One of those is the Scene channel, which uses AI to describe the photo you capture so that you have a better idea of your surrounding environment.

You can download the app here for iPhone in the six supported countries, with more being gradually added over time.

We would love to hear what you think! Tell us how Microsoft technology is helping you experience the world in new ways @MSFTEnable. We also love feedback and would love to know how we can continue to improve our products and services through the Disability Answer Desk (now with ASL support) and Accessibility User Voice Forum.

Narrated Videos, Taped and CD Books Now Available

The UCB has for loan to you many narrated videos with many great old movies which have been professionally narrated. These movies can be borrowed for up to two weeks for your viewing. If you have a VHS machine and would like to borrow a video, the UCB will send you a list of the movies in the collection.

For the readers among you, the UCB also has many cassette books and CD books available for your use. If you wish to borrow one of these, please request a list of the titles, and you are welcome to borrow them for up to two weeks.

To request lists of narrated videos or of recorded books, leave your name and contact information on the Utah Connection listed at the beginning of this newsletter.

Ceramics Class

Everyone is invited to come and join the ceramics class on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City. The class has been offered since 1987 and has included a variety of experiences in working in ceramics. This medium is the perfect type for people with sight loss. Most people glaze beautiful items for their own use or as gifts. Many enter their work in the State Fair for ribbons and prizes. Individuals have completed such items as clocks, fountains, decorations for a variety of holidays, statues of Christ and more. Some people have made items for a tree at the Festival of Trees, and others have donated items for the gift store at that event. Each participant purchases their item along with the glaze. The firing is provided at the center for the blind. Both men and women participate. Sometimes we refer to the class as the lunch bunch because of the frequent pot lucks they initiate. Besides offering a great opportunity to demonstrate your artistic ability, it is fun and great for meeting friends. All of the activities encourage you to use your hands along with your imagination. The teacher is Gerrie Smith, and she has volunteers assist her. Some very interesting adaptations have been invented just for this class. Come and try your hand at creating beautiful unique items.

Ways to Support the UCB at No Cost to You

Donate Adaptive Technology You No Longer Use

We often become aware of blind or visually impaired individuals who need adaptive technology in order to gain or maintain their independence, but who cannot afford to purchase the needed item. If you or a family member have technology that is no longer useful or needed by you, please consider donating it to the UCB to help others in need of such items. Also, be aware that, because we are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the value of these gifts is tax deductible as a charitable donation on your income tax returns.

Remember UCB in Your Will

Make a bequest to the Utah Council of the Blind in your will or trust. The executor will need to know that we are a non-profit charitable institution under IRS 501(c)(3) and that checks should be sent to:

Utah Council of the Blind
PO Box 1415
Bountiful, UT 84011-1415

If you shop at, just use the web address, where you have the opportunity to select a charity to support with your purchases. Amazon then contributes a small percentage of most of your purchase to the charity of your choice. The easiest way to set the UCB as your charity of choice is as follows:

·       Go to and login as you normally would.

·       Activate the “Your Account” link

·       Arrow down or use a links list to find “Change Your Charity”

·       Go down to the form field (just before the search button) and type in “Utah Council of the Blind”

·       Tab to the “Search” button and press the spacebar

·       In the Results you will see “Utah Council of the Blind”, tab to the “Select” button immediately following it and press the spacebar.

·       A pop-up window opens telling you that your purchases will now support “Utah Council of the Blind”

·       Whenever you shop at Amazon, use the site, and it will remember your selected charity.

Smith’s Rewards

First, you must have a Smith’s rewards card. If you do not have this card, ask for one at a checkout or service desk when you are at Smith’s. For those of you who use your rewards cards to earn gasoline discounts, be aware that the Community Rewards do not affect those discounts at all. You will still be able to accumulate fuel points as before.

Second, you must have registered the card online. To do this, go to, follow the link to register and fill out the form with your email address, a password you create, your home store, etc.

To assign the UCB as your charitable organization:

·       Sign in to your Smith’s account

·       Open the “My Account” page if it does not take you there automatically

·       Look for “Community Rewards” near the end of the page, find “Edit” below it, and activate that

·       On the search page that opens, below “Find your Organization” you can type either our number, which is “32989”, or “Utah Council of the Blind”

·       Tab to “Search” and activate that

·       Go down to the results, find the checkbox in front of “Utah Council of the Blind”, and press the spacebar

·      Tab to “Enroll” and activate that

·      You will be taken back to your “My Account” page where you can see that you have set “Utah Council of the Blind” as your selected organization.

General UCB Information

We are always looking for articles or interesting tidbits of information from our readers or other interested persons. The deadline for submitting items for publication is the 1st of the month, e.g. the deadline for the May newsletter is April 1st. You may e-mail any articles you wish to submit for our newsletter to our editor, TerriLynne Pomeroy, at, or send Braille or print to UCB Newsletter, PO Box 1415, Bountiful, UT 84011-1415; please allow extra time for processing Braille or print.

Members are invited and encouraged to attend meetings of the Board of Directors. These are typically held the fourth Monday of each month at 3:15 p.m. in the DSBVI Board Room (in the southeast corner of the building).

Upcoming Board Meetings

·       Monday, August 28, 2017

·       Monday, September 25, 2017

·       Monday, October 23, 2017

·       Monday, November 27, 2017

·       Monday, December 18, 2017

The UCB Flier is available in large print, Braille, audio CD, as a Microsoft Word and a plain text file on CD, and by e-mail. If you would prefer to receive your newsletter in a different format, please call the Utah Connection or send an e-mail to and let us know. If you are currently receiving your newsletter on cassette tape, please call and let us know another format you can use.


Articles and announcements included in this publication are presented for your information and interest. They reflect the opinions of the respective authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the UCB.


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