Welcome to the home page of the Capital District chapter of the American Council of the Blind of New York.
The Capital district chapter generally meets the second Friday of each month at 5:30PM. There are occasional schedule changes for holidays or other reasons so email one of the chapter officers for the latest information.
Meetings are held at the Gateway Diner 899 Central Avenue. the diner is located near Wesgate shopping center. This location is accessable from either the number 1 or 55 bus. For the benefit of STAR users, the zip is 12206-1399.
If you are coming on the number 1Central Ave. bus westbound, get off at Westgate shopping center. Turn right and walk across the entrance for the shopping center. It has a curb cut so should be rather easily located. The diner will be on the left, it is the next building past the shopping center.
If you are coming East on Central Ave., you can get off at Central and colvin. Proceed to that intersection and cross Northbound toward the shopping center. Once there, follow the directions in the previous paragraph to locate the diner.
If you are concerned about coming to the meeting for the first time, let us know and we will have someone assist you in finding the location.
The following officers were elected in November 2014. They have begun their two-year terms with the January 2015 meeting.