Blind car builder to speak at Guard, Merchant Marine event in Fellsmere

FELLSMERE–The US Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marine breakfast in Fellsmere on Saturday will feature a legally blind car builder.

The monthly breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. at Marsh Landing, 44 N. Broadway. The speaker will be Joseph Naulty, of Melbourne, who, though legally blind, is restoring his 26th Model A Ford in his garage.

Naulty is the president of the cars division of the National Federation of the Blind. He was the owner of a manufacturing business, a governor’s appointee, an inspirational speaker, and lip-synching, guitar playing cowboy with a Melbourne Elks lodge entertainment group.

He has been legally blind since he was 14. His wife, Arlene, will be with him, as well as Jason Jones from Universal Assistance.

For information contact Ed Voorhis (772) 664-3927, Labe Magdule (772) 664-6148 or Clarence “Korky” Korker (772) 571-0230.

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