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September, where did you go?

September, where did you go?

Whew! So this is the way this week has been – really, the entire month! A small but dedicated cadre of staff and students went out for a good hike on Sunday at Mt. Falcon near Morrison, and just to the south of Red Rocks. Like rock climbing and our Urban Adventures program, we partnered… Continue Reading September, where did you go?

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Taking Time Out from Fishing: Two Recent Visitors

Taking Time Out from Fishing: Two Recent Visitors

We’d like to acknowledge two special visitors that came for a tour of the Center on August 24. Bill Gideon is retired now, living in Longmont, but he served on New Mexico’s Services for the Blind Board from 1972 to 1984. He came to the Center with his friend Jo Anne Brubaker of Evans, and… Continue Reading Taking Time Out from Fishing: Two Recent Visitors

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From Poor Kid to Prof, Eddie Bell Challenges Students to Challenge Themselves

From Poor Kid to Prof, Eddie Bell Challenges Students to Challenge Themselves

Dr. Edward (Eddie” Bell, Director of the Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University, visited the Colorado Center for the Blind on September 3. In Colorado to provide expert testimony to the Colorado Legislature’s Interim Study Committee on Vocational Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, he also presented an excellent philosophy class… Continue Reading From Poor Kid to Prof, Eddie Bell Challenges Students to Challenge Themselves

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I’m Not Staying in my room anymore!

I’m Not Staying in my room anymore!

Six remarkable women made up our late-summer Seniors in Charge the week of August 31 to September 4. Ranging in age from 58 to 90, it didn’t take long to figure out that each of them were accomplished, dynamic people, and had been all their lives. They came to Seniors in Charge because they intend… Continue Reading I’m Not Staying in my room anymore!

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YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

(Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to share this press release from WE Fit Wellness, both because it involves our own Maureen Nietfeld and because the Center is an underwriter of WE Fit’s initiatives. Colorado Springs, Colorado (September 1, 2015). Today, WE Fit Wellness announced the addition of Maureen Neitfeld to their team of expert advocates. Neitfeld… Continue Reading YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

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Andy earns his Freedom Bell

Andy earns his Freedom Bell

On August 27 Andy graduated from the Center following eight months of joyful learning powered by an intense desire for personal independence. “I can’t teach hard work and motivation,” his Home Management Instructor, Maureen told . him. Andy was a role model of both characteristics. He rarely missed a day and accepted each day’s new… Continue Reading Andy earns his Freedom Bell

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