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CCB Says “Farewell and Thanks!” to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market

Over the past six months or so, news that Walmart was closing a number of its Neighborhood Markets in the Denver Metro area resulted in a sigh of relief for us at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Each time, the store near our student apartments at S. Lowell Blvd and W. Bowles Ave. wasn’t… Continue Reading CCB Says “Farewell and Thanks!” to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market

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Shout out to @RiceCCL Volunteers!

Here’s a shout out to this year’s crew from Rice University in Houston who came to work as volunteers on March 16 and 17. They spend an “Alternative Spring Break” volunteering, first at Winter Park with the NSCD adaptive ski program, and then in Littleton. No, no skiing. At the Center they helped move and… Continue Reading Shout out to @RiceCCL Volunteers!

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Making Connections – It Was Really Big

Wow! Nearly 150 were on hand Friday, March 10 for our first Making Connections that Work for You Seminar. It really worked! Thanks to all that attended! We especially want to thank our keynote speaker, Alexandra Hall, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Director of the Division of Labor Standards and Statistics and Chief Economist.… Continue Reading Making Connections – It Was Really Big

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A Bustling Day in the Gym

Okay, Tuesdays can get a little wild anyway, what with Seniors coming and filling up our large conference room all morning. You gotta believe us – we love having them! But meanwhile, down in the gym … We had both Martial arts and Archery happening all at once. The wildest imaginations might hve the martial… Continue Reading A Bustling Day in the Gym

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Bullseye with Blind Archery: #LivetheLifeYouWant @NSCD

Zen and the Art of Archery was a popular book in the 1970s among a certain crowd in which martial arts practitioners became adept at hitting the bullseye while blindfolded. What does that mean? Who really knows, other than it was the era of the “Kung Fu” TV series. Nonetheless, our partners at NSCD arranged… Continue Reading Bullseye with Blind Archery: #LivetheLifeYouWant @NSCD

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Making the most of the first day of Spring: A day of grilling

The first day of Spring and temps in the 70s, and what would you do? Our Home Management planned wisely to make the most of the beautiful weather today, and all classes worked outside on the grills. Now that’s a life skill!

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Happy #PiDay from CCB … Cheesecake will do!

Trevor definitely knows what day it is …It’s probably just a coincidence though that he’s baking 6 cheesecakes for his graduation March 30. It’s close enough for Pi Day though!

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What’s so “mini” about the #ITP Mini-meal? #LivetheLifeYouWant

Well, the mini-meal is “mini” in comparison to the final Home Management assignment in our Independence Training Program … And it’s an interim step toward that final goal of cooking for 60 people. See, the mini-meal is only for fifteen! Here, Suzie, Parker, Ellen and Lyne put their meals in motion and on the table… Continue Reading What’s so “mini” about the #ITP Mini-meal? #LivetheLifeYouWant

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Speaking of Public Speaking: Highlights from the Recent Class

Experience taking the podium and speaking to a group is one of those things that many of us don’t do often, but is definitely an important part of a job-seeker’s toolbox, as well as something our students may be called on to do once they have a job. Employment Specialist Monique Melton teaches this class… Continue Reading Speaking of Public Speaking: Highlights from the Recent Class

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Making Connections That Work for You: Career & College Fair

Colorado Center for the Blind presents MAKING CONNECTIONS THAT WORK FOR YOU Career and College Seminar Friday, March 10, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm At the Colorado Center for the Blind 2233 West Shepperd Avenue Littleton, Colorado 80120 Lunch will be provided. To reserve your lunch, please RSVP no later than March 6th to… Continue Reading Making Connections That Work for You: Career & College Fair

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