Reminder- RSVA check-in call July 13 and conference reminders


Hi all,

Please pass this along to all vendors. Scott Eggen has confirmed that John Funk from Spherion staffing in Fargo North Dakota will join us on our July vendor call-in. We will be talking about any and all ideas to find good hired help or even just plain help, temporary or long term. John is the owner and COO Of spherion. The Zoom link is after other announcements. If you were forwarded this announcement, you can subscribe to future announcements by emailing rsva-announce+subscribe@... or rsva-l+subscribe@....

Scott and Linda Allison, RSVA® Walk Co-chairs, remind you to sign-up or Sponsor  your favorite walker. Please encourage your colleagues and friends to sponsor one of our members or donate to the RSVA® Walk page. Let us get more donations than the other ACB teams! Go to:

At the RSVA/ACB conference On Saturday, July 17th, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM, our motivational speaker will be Dr. Bill Takeshita, OD, FAAO, F.C.O.V.D. His topic: will be "The Journey- Navigating the Challenges"

He will speak on his own challenges as a sighted optometrist and continuing his career after losing his sight.

The three topics for the other three sessions that follow are:

·       "The importance of the RS15" is a deepening discussion led by Kathy Roet, Director of the IA Business Enterprise Program.

·         "LEARN about the most recent happenings in the ever-changing legal and legislative landscape involving Randolph-Sheppard vendors". Speakers will identify the latest legal cases and evaluate current happenings.

·       "Perspective from the other side" features vendors and their experiences in a mostly white male profession. They will share tips for others considering the RS program.

  • Late registration for the conference will again be available on July 14. If you intend on registering for the convention this year, please go to to create your ACB account.  Select “CREATE AN ACCOUNT” and complete the profile information requested.  You will need to create a new username and password (if you wish, you can use the same username and password you used for past conventions when creating this new account). Then, you can register online by visiting or via telephone by calling the Minneapolis office at 612-332-3242.  Before you register,

  • ACB is moving ever closer to a singular login and password that will apply to all ACB websites and web-based functions.

RSVA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: RSVA Vendor Check in call

Time: July 13, 2021 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 926 4416 5100

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