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CCB & ACC Partner to Bring Acclaimed New Orleans Musician Henry Butler to Littleton

Henry Butler performance Date and Time: Thursday, 02/18/2016 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm Location: Littleton Campus – Waring Theatre (M2900) Arapahoe Community College and the Colorado Center for the Blind will welcome acclaimed musician Henry Butler to the ACC Littleton campus on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Waring Theatre. The evening will begin… Continue Reading CCB & ACC Partner to Bring Acclaimed New Orleans Musician Henry Butler to Littleton

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“I built something inside myself”

Editor’s Note: Shirley graduated in August of 2014, and made this video before she left. While she was here, she obviously made a trip or two to Savory Spice on W. Main in Littleton. https://youtu.be/0Q0RamJUOt

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Gwendolyn Goes on to Her Next Adventure

Gwendolyn finished at the Center in December and returned to Arizona. With her she took new skills and confidence and a plan to investigate the Business Enterprise Program. We all know what a wonderful cook she is – Braille, travel and tech were her training goals while she was with us. We wish her luck… Continue Reading Gwendolyn Goes on to Her Next Adventure

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Farewell to Lian

We said farewell to Lian, who returned to Beijing in December. One of her last accomplishments was in the public speaking class when she told us of the child born in Shanghai with disabilities who was so curious that she often took things apart to find out about them. That certainly rings true. Lian’s indomitable… Continue Reading Farewell to Lian

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Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

Salem worked for two years to be able to come for training at the Center. She loves Braille, and more than once praised her Mom for insisting that her daughter be taught Braille when she became blind in middle school. After high school and a stint in college however, Salem began to realize that she… Continue Reading Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

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Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

It was “paleo man’s” turn on December 3. That refers to his diet and his grad meal, for the record. “was that a great meal?” exclaimed Kimberley, who presented Jerad with his Freedom Bell. “I want to thank you for kicking my behind every day of my program,” Jerad told his instructors. For their part,… Continue Reading Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

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The Gentleman from Missouri

Curtis was the perfect gentleman as always during the love session at his graduation. He simply said “Thank you” with a grin, and continued to soak up all the praise and affection heaped on him by his fellow students and instructors. The praise is easy to understand. He cooked a great meal – feeding the… Continue Reading The Gentleman from Missouri

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Ahimsa’s Celebration

It was definitely a day to celebrate when Ahimsa graduated on November 12, 2015, and she was more than ready! She came away from her training with a positive sense of herself as a blind person and the satisfaction of knowing that she pushed herself through many barriers to reach this day. Her extraordinary laugh… Continue Reading Ahimsa’s Celebration

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Holiday Season at the Center

The holiday season is always a busy time as well as a family time, and it’s no different with our Colorado Center for the Blind family. While many were preoccupied with Cyber Monday, we brought in our tree and decorated it in the meeting room. Cookies were baking in all three ovens in the kitchen.… Continue Reading Holiday Season at the Center

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Holiday Message from the Director

We at the Colorado Center for the Blind appreciate your support! As a result of Colorado gives day we raised over $20,000. These funds will make it possible for us to serve more kids this summer in our Confidence camp and will also provide us with funds so that we can meet more seniors who… Continue Reading Holiday Message from the Director

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