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State Convention

National Federation of the Blind of Delaware 51st ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION

October 25th through 26th, 2019

The 51st Annual State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Delaware will be held at the:
Quality Inn
190 Stadium St
Smyrna, DE 19977

We are proud to announce that Kevan Worly, NFB of Colorado Board Member, will be serving as our national rep. His biography is below.

Mark your calendars and make every effort to attend the 51st annual state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Delaware. Get Involved. Make a Difference!

Room Reservations

The Quality Inn is now accepting room reservations for the state convention. To make your reservation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please dial 302-659-3635 and state you are attending the National Federation of the Blind of Delaware convention. The best time to call is during regular business hours, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The 2019 room rates is $80 a night for singles, and $85 a night for doubles.

For early arrivals, there are a number of rooms reserved for Thursday, October 24th. Don’t hesitate, please make your room reservations as soon as possible. Our block of rooms are available until September 25th, then they are released to the general public. In years past, the block sells out prior to the deadline, so please don’t hesitate!

When making hotel room reservations,you need to secure via credit card. There will be no charge to your card until you arrive at the hotel. There are a limited number of wheelchair accessible rooms and if needed, don’t hesitate, make it known when you are making your room reservation.

With this said, if you are thinking about attending, if you are somewhat positive that you will attend, not quite sure you will attend and to those that know that they will attend, PLEASE make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.

Note: if you can not attend and you have made hotel reservations, don’t call the hotel to cancel. Please call Kathryn Bottner at 302-368-2963. Kat usually has a waiting list to review as many learn about the state convention after the date of September 25th. if the block is not sold out, the remainder of rooms will be released to the public. In years past, the block sells out prior to the deadline and therefore, Please, don’t hesitate!


Pre- Registration will be open from July 1, 2019 through October 1, 2019. The pre-registration costs are the following:

  • Registration: $15 each
  • Banquet: $20 each

If you choose to wait until you arrive at convention, on site registration will be available on October 25, 2019. The cost of on site registration is $25 each. Due to having a head count prior to the convention, on site banquet registration will not be available.

To pay for your $15 pre-registration cost using PayPal or your credit/debit card, please click or press ENTER on the following PayPal button.

If you also want to pay for your banquet ticket in the amount of $20 using PayPal or a credit/debit card, please click or press ENTER on the following PayPal button.


NFB Code of Conduct

The National Federation of the Blind Code of Conduct will apply to our gatherings during the state convention. To view the code of conduct, please visit

National Rep Biography

Kevan Worley, Board Member, NFB of Colorado

Kevan Worley is CEO of Worley Enterprises, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The company is a service contracting operation principally supporting military at the Air Force Academy, Camp Pendleton, West Point, and other bases. Worley has been actively involved in the National Federation of the Blind since 1982. He has managed numerous initiatives for the NFB at the National and State level. He is active in numerous civic activities in Colorado Springs. His wife Bridget and Blind Son, Nijat, are also very active in the federation.

Additional Information

If you have questions and need additional information, please contact:
Kathryn Bottner, President
24 Monterry Drive
Newark, Delaware 19713
Phone: 302-368-2963

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