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The Last Week of July 2015

The Last Week of July 2015

It’s the last week of July, and at the Colorado Center for the Blind we’re fighting the feeling that summer is almost over. We know that there are still weeks of hot weather, lovely warm Colorado evenings to enjoy. But that vague anxiety is fueled as the last week of July saw our 22 summer… Continue Reading The Last Week of July 2015

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Seniors in Charge – Better Believe it!

Seniors in Charge – Better Believe it!

by Diane McGeorge (Editor’s Note: Seniors in Charge is a five day sleep shade training for Colorado seniors. It is offered three times per year and two of those sessions participants stay in our McGeorge Mountain Terrace Apartments. This gives us the opportunity to work with Seniors from outside the Denver Metro area. The goal,… Continue Reading Seniors in Charge – Better Believe it!

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Our Legacy Garden: Planting Day 2015

Our Legacy Garden:  Planting Day 2015

Summer Tuesdays are gardening days at the Center, but with all the rain (and even a couple of late snows) it came down to June 2 as the drop-dead date for planting this year. It was just too wet till that late Tuesday to consider digging and planting. For many years now we’ve had the… Continue Reading Our Legacy Garden: Planting Day 2015

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CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience

CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience

For immediate release: Contact: Dan Burke, Public Relations Specialist 303.778.1130 dburke@cocenter.org Englewood, CO – Focusing exclusively on the kinesthetic aspects of driving, students and staff from the Colorado Center for the Blind will get the feel of the skid pad on the MasterDrive campus here on Wednesday, May 27. Denver-area high school students will be… Continue Reading CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience

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Some Final Party Particulars

Some Final Party Particulars

Just a few weeks away from May 15 and Tom Anderson’s retirement party!  The response is exciting – we’ve received more than 70 RSVPs already! Here are some more details about the party and some info for those who won’t be able to attend: When:  5 p.m. May 15 Where: Colorado Center for the Blind… Continue Reading Some Final Party Particulars

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Wayne’s Word of the Week

Wayne’s Word of the Week

(For the past year or so, Wayne Marshall has been sharing a “word of the week” on Wednesday and then discussing it on Friday. Below is an article Director Julie Deden included about this in the January-February CCB Newsletter. We’ll begin posting Wayne’s Words on Face Book and Twitter.) Message from the Director Every week… Continue Reading Wayne’s Word of the Week

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Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

March’s FAST Saturday will involve taking a journey through prehistory with our hands at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Blind kids participating will be putting their hands on actual fossil bones as well as plaster cast replicas – it might even mean holding fossilized dinosaur poop. I said it’s fossilized! it’s all coming… Continue Reading Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

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