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#Breaking Blind: How a Blind Person Makes Sugar Scrub, @WEFitwellness @MBassmaster

Here’s the first of a couple of holiday videos from our own Maureen’s Breaking Blind channel. Because … well, there might still be a few people who haven’t run across it yet!

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Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

Editor’s Note: We thought this hometown article about our student Chaz and his American record in his first-ever marathon last month well worth the read. Needless to say, we’re excited for him and proud of his achievements! By John Conceison It’s always fine when a competitor thrives during an Olympic year. For Grafton’s Chaz Davis,… Continue Reading Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

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Do Your Final Shopping at smile.amazon.com & Support Us

Only a few days and hours to shop online, so why not make your holiday gift-giving go a little further still? Amazon’s Smile program donates 0.5 percent of your purchase amount to the charity of your choice, and that could be the Colorado Center for the Blind. Just go to smile.amazon.com and select CCB as… Continue Reading Do Your Final Shopping at smile.amazon.com & Support Us

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Not Exactly Winding the Year Down

We’re in our final week – final days, really – of the 2016 year at the Colorado Center for the Blind. It’s not exactly like winding down, but more like an all-cylinders-open surge for the finish line. Alejandro went on a support drop yesterday, and is cooking a big meal tomorrow. Ryan served his mini-meal… Continue Reading Not Exactly Winding the Year Down

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We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

Our 2016 Colorado Gives Day was our most successful ever, and we want to thank all of our friends and new acquaintances who helped make it so! In all, we received $15,230 via the online Colorado Gives web site, and all of that counts toward a share of the $1 million Incentive Fund offered by… Continue Reading We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

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Decorating for the Holidays 2016

We’re nine days into December and, not all that surprisingly, 9 is the temperature this morning. Robert routinely interrupts class with overhead PA announcements, requesting some student or staff member to please stop by his desk on a break. This is a sure sign that there’s a Secret Santa something or other waiting for the… Continue Reading Decorating for the Holidays 2016

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Kneading bread and philosophy together: Support us on #COGivesDay

Philosophy bakes no bread. Philosopher Bertrand Russell said that. But a wise man we know once pointed out that no bread is baked without philosophy. Tabea graduated from CCB in 2016 and has gone on to graduate school. She knows that our belief in our blind students is the yeast that leavens the bread of… Continue Reading Kneading bread and philosophy together: Support us on #COGivesDay

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Friday’s Fish Flaying

Okay, it wasn’t that gruesome! But it was the 11th year that Professor Terry Harrison has led a shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind. The idea was, and still is, to give blind youth a chance to get really hands-on with science. In this case, anatomy. Every year, Professor Harrison arrives about… Continue Reading Friday’s Fish Flaying

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Perez’s Mini-meal & the Mushroom Thief

The kitchens at CCB are just a few steps away from the lobby where Robert mans the front desk and management offices are located. Because our students are constantly cooking up amazing things in the kitchens, the odors filling the lobby area are sometimes maddenly wonderful. That was certainly the case a few weeks ago… Continue Reading Perez’s Mini-meal & the Mushroom Thief

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Belted Kingfisher, Orange Belts and Yoga’s Doggie Down: A Typical Tuesday at CCB

So this is how Tuesday goes at CCB sometimes. First thing this morning Alie Mays came for our “Birdying by Ear” class. Seven of us reviewed recordings of local bird songs, then walked over to Sterne Park, where we heard mallards, doves, goldfinches and of course Canada geese. Today’s mascot was the belted kingfisher, an… Continue Reading Belted Kingfisher, Orange Belts and Yoga’s Doggie Down: A Typical Tuesday at CCB

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