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Cindy takes charge!

Cindy served a great meal to the entire Center on September 4 as the culmination of her program. She had lots of family from Arizona with her – her Mom and sister, with two little nephews, as well as her Aunt and Uncle and two of her cousins made the long road trip from Nogales… Continue Reading Cindy takes charge!

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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

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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Kudos for Wells Fargo Volunteer Faire

Thanks to Wells Fargo for hosting its volunteer fair at the Wells Fargo Center at 17th and Broadway yesterday. Wayne Marshall and I represented the Center, and there were over 40 other nonprofits in attendance. Wells Fargo gives each employee 16 hours a year to be away from their jobs in order to volunteer in… Continue Reading Kudos for Wells Fargo Volunteer Faire

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Another Tick Toward Fall

The days are hot, but the mornings increasingly cool, almost chilly, and the hot air stirs in the evening. The sound of those breezes, the sound of the leaves, has changed, though – just another tick toward fall. So we started up art classes with Ann Cunningham again on Monday afternoons and martial arts with… Continue Reading Another Tick Toward Fall

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A Magical Evening

It was a magical evening. May 15 marked the end to a long career at the Colorado Center for the Blind for Tom Anderson. More than 150 people came to send Tom and Linda off to Kansas after 27 years teaching Braille – and several other duties. We fed them, and gave the tribute to… Continue Reading A Magical Evening

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A Summer Student’s Poem

Help By Marie Frackiewicz (Editor’s Note: Marie was one of our Summer Youth 2015 students. She read this poem as part of the talent show on July 29. This week, she headed back to high school.) My heads spinning like a crashing airplane. My voice is broken like an old record. My courage is shattered… Continue Reading A Summer Student’s Poem

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A Fitting Finale: Summer Youth Programs 2015

The Summer Youth Programs for 2015 ended July 29 with a talent show, and this fitting finale dedicated to Youth Services Director Brent Batron:

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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!

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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