National Braille Press Recognizes Christine Booth with 2020 Sue Ammeter Volunteer Award
National Braille Press (NBP) has honored Christine Booth with its 2020 Sue Ammeter Volunteer Award at its annual event held virtually on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Ms. Booth received the Volunteer Award in appreciation for her time, talents and dedication to the blind community and for Braille literacy.
“Christine has run in several blindfold challenges, raised thousands of dollars for NBP and at every turn advocated for Braille literacy,” said Brian Mac Donald, President of National Braille Press. “We are extremely grateful for all Christine has done for NBP in supporting are mission and we are excited to present her with this award.”
Ms. Booth words as a Lead Senior Accountant at America’s Test Kitchen. She has been affiliated with National Braille Press for more than 10 years as the Treasurer and participant of the Blindfold Challenge. Ms. Booth has been a running guide to the blind and visually impaired for over 15 years. She ran track and field at Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA and Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. In addition to work and running, Christine is involved in community theater on the South Shore. She resides in Quincy, Mass.
The Volunteer Award was created to honor the legacy of Sue Ammeter who was a champion of the blind and a disability rights activist who passed away in 2018. She was a longtime supporter and former NBP board member.
About National Braille Press
National Braille Press is a non-profit braille publisher and producer of braille products. NBP creates products and programs to support braille literacy in the blind community and to provide access to information that empower blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community. For more information visit www.nbp.org