2018 Upcoming Events

2018 Washington Seminar January 29-February 1st, 2018

2017 events

Thursday October 26th
5pm to 7pm
Layton Chick-Fil-A.  651 West Antelope Dr, Layton



The Salt Lake chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Utah invites you to celebrate
Meet the Blind Month with two unique family-friendly activities. Tickets are available and one event does have a seating limit. Read on for more details.
Chili Cook-off
When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from noon to 2:00 PM
Where: DSBVI 250 North 1950 West, Salt Lake
This event will feature chefs from our chapter showing off their culinary skills in hopes of winning your vote for best chili. If you would like to enter your cuisine, please reach out to Jennifer Kennedy at
msjenniferkennedy@gmail.com or by phone at 330-465-6245 for more details.

Not a foodie? Don’t worry.  Come dressed in your Halloween costume and compete for Best Costume 2017! For additional details, including a description of your costume, please reach out to Deja Powell at deja.powell@gmail.com.
We will discuss alternative cooking techniques and feature some other talents from our chapter members. Keep watching your email for more details.
The cost for the event is $10 per person or $25 per family. Half the proceeds will benefit our affiliates in Puerto Rico and Texas who are in need after this year’s hurricane season.

“DO You Dream In Color?” Screening
When: Sunday, October 29, 2017, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: University of Utah, Union Theater
Bring your family and friends to a free movie night and help educate them on how blind people live the lives they want. This award-winning documentary features four blind teenagers who set out to prove that blindness is not what holds them back. Winner of a 2017 Dr. Jacob Bolotin award, the National Federation of the Blind of Utah is proud to offer this screening free of charge to the public. There are only
100 tickets available, so be sure to get yours in advance so you don’t miss out. Please contact Jennifer Kennedy at
msjenniferkennedy@gmail.com for ticket requests or other questions.


Welcome to Cache Valley’s October/November events:

White Cane Walkabout

Thursday October 19th 2017

USU Ray B West building

5:20 P.M.


Join us as we walk USU campus and share the poems of May Swenson, Ken Brewer, and others. Logan poet Lauriat Star Coulbrooke will also have writing prompts so that we can create a poem of our own.

Print and Braille copies of poems are available.


Touchable Art Day!!!!

Saturday October 21st 2017

Logan Library

4:30 -6:00 P.M.


Come create a picture that is meant to be touched. We will have all kinds of art supplies of different textures and shapes. All are welcome!!!!!


The NFB of Utah
the 5th Annual National Federation of the Blind of Utah Charity Golf Event 4-Man Scramble
Saturday, October 14, 2017 Registration begins at 8:15 A.M. 9 A.M.


Shotgun Entry fee per 4 man team: Team Sponsor – 4 players $400 Hole Sponsor $100

River Oaks Golf Course
9300 Riverside Dr. Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 568-4653

Everette Bacon President NFB of Utah Email: baconev@yahoo.com Phone: 801-631-8108  OR
Contact: Stefon Marquez Blind Golf Pro Email: stefon.marquez@gmail.com Phone: 801-918-9486
Checks payable to National Federation of the Blind of Utah
Credit cards payable to NFB of Utah
266 Elizabeth Street Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 631-8108

the Red Rocks chapter is having their first
2017 Meet the Blind month 5K Run/Walk Fund raiser, sponsored by Findlay Volkswagen,
Please come support us on October 14, 2017. The Run/Walk will be at the Crosby Family Confluence Park located at 2099 S. Convention Center Dr. in St. George. Registration is from 7 to 8AM, then the Run/Walk will start at 8AM.
If you would like more information and or to register go to:
Let’s go and live the lives we want!