Looking Back At BVA’s 69th


At President’s Reception, Past National Executive Director Tom Miller with Rachel Rosenbaum, former President now retired of the Carroll Center for the Blind. Rosenbaum is currently researching a book on the life of Father Thomas Carroll.
At President’s Reception, Past National Executive Director Tom Miller with Rachel Rosenbaum, former President now retired of the Carroll Center for the Blind. Rosenbaum is currently researching a book on the life of Father Thomas Carroll.

Operation Peer Support participants Adam and Arcelia Rowland at Convention Awards Banquet.
Operation Peer Support participants Adam and Arcelia Rowland at Convention Awards Banquet.

Kenny Adams, Greater Houston Regional Group and an Operation Peer Support alumnus, collected his share of new information and technology tips from the Convention Exhibit Hall.
Kenny Adams, Greater Houston Regional Group and an Operation Peer Support alumnus, collected his share of new information and technology tips from the Convention Exhibit Hall.

Mark Cornell presents BVA’s highest honor to Paul Mimms at Convention Awards Banquet.
Mark Cornell presents BVA’s highest honor to Paul Mimms at Convention Awards Banquet.

BVA honored Lillie Kennedy with a Certificate of Appreciation for her years of dedicated service to blinded veterans at the Washington, DC, VA Medical Center.
BVA honored Lillie Kennedy with a Certificate of Appreciation for her years of dedicated service to blinded veterans at the Washington, DC, VA Medical Center.

Bob Mower, far right, has made possible the presentation of new gold, silver, and bronze gavels each year. Regional groups previously had to return the gavels the following year for presentation to the new winner of the honor.
Bob Mower, far right, has made possible the presentation of new gold, silver, and bronze gavels each year. Regional groups previously had to return the gavels the following year for presentation to the new winner of the honor.

Full British cadre at Awards Banquet reception. Left to right: Simon Brown, Christopher Nowell, Charlie Eastwood, Colin Williamson, Mark Abel, Recreation Therapist Steve Mills, and Andy Bull.
Full British cadre at Awards Banquet reception. Left to right: Simon Brown, Christopher Nowell, Charlie Eastwood, Colin Williamson, Mark Abel, Recreation Therapist Steve Mills, and Andy Bull.