Colorado Center for the Blind
Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance

Pie-day Friday

There are always firsts at the Colorado Center for the Blind. For example, today Casey, a relatively new student, went on his first independent route to Romancing the Bean. Sure, he’d been there before, but not traveling on his own. And that’s what makes it a first.

Adia has been at the center since August, and last night she cooked her dinner party – for herself and five guests. This afternoon, Cody completed his mini-meal – it’s only for 15 people. He served Mississippi Pot Roast over smoked mashed potatoes and homemade bread.

What makes the pot roast “Mississippi?”

“A whole lot of butter.”

Adia, Melissa and Tyler (with 2 thumbs up) showing off their pies
And this afternoon the CCB Student Association is hosting the first-ever pie contest. There are seven student entries, and Julie, Daniel and Vicki are the judges.
Julie, Daniel and Vicki Judging the pie contest

Cezar with his pie
Lia cutting her pie

 

Late Breaking!

The seven contestants and their pies were:

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Chocolate crust – Lia took second place
  • Carmel apple – Melissa
  • Tropical Mango topped with nuts and whipped cream – Cesar
  • Key Lime – Zach P.
  • Raspberry Pie – Adia
  • Cherry Pie – Tyler.

But the winner, baking his very first pie, was Justin with a crispy apple, proving that sometimes it’s hard to beat the simple basics! First prize included a new rolling pin.

J.D. awards Justin his prizes

Similar posts
  • Belding Travels with Hockey Stick All...   Since January, fans attending Colorado Avalanche games have been treated to between-periods video of the Try Blind Hockey Day on January 17. Over 50 blind Coloradans went out on the ice that day, some for the first time, others with a stick in their hand for the first time. Fans are impressed by the… Continue Reading Belding [...]
  • Cupcakes and Support Drops Rebecca’s birthday was Tuesday and she received a special birthday delivery from her mom. It was surely especially welcome since Rebecca has been at CCB for about a month. But really, what mom could forget her daughter’s birthday? The entire center was excited about Rebecca’s birthday. Naturally we sang “Happy Birthday” at announcements, along with… Continue Reading Cupcakes [...]
  • Your White Cane Can Take You Very Far... Editor’s Note: Libby graduated from the Center this fall. She recently sent us this photo following a tour to this beautiful spot in her home state, a Navajo Tribal Park. It’s a great testament to how far a blind person can go with a white cane. Sounds like a great trip Libby! . I got… Continue Reading Your [...]
  • A Last Look at CCB Thanksgiving 2017 Starting with a little turkey structured discovery right up to the point where we start stuffing our faces, when the videographer puts away his camera to get in line. Even journalism has its natural [...]
  • Plenty to be thankful for: Our 2017 #... There was plenty on Thursday, November 16 – plenty to eat and to be thankful for at our 100-percent student-prepared Thanksgiving Feast! It’s tradition at the Colorado Center for the Blind to hold our own Thanksgiving feast before we break for visits to family and friends on the official holiday. Our students cook it all… Continue Reading Plenty [...]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent News



















See More Posts »

Visit us on:

FacebookTwitterYouTube

Contact the Center

Email: ccb@cocenter.org
Phone: 303.778.1130
Fax: 303.778.1598

2233 West Shepperd Ave
Littleton CO
80120

More Contact Details »