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Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

Yes, it’s time to start getting the garden ready for the 2017 growing season! Tuesday morning some of our Colorado Master Gardeners from the Arapahoe County’Extension Office came by to start getting our Legacy Garden area ready for planting next month, clearing out and cutting down all manner of last year’s growth. Zach, our student… Continue Reading Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

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The end of the snow for 2017?

Was last Thursday night/Friday’s snow the last of the 2017 ski season? Well, it definitely was for CCB, as Friday was our last trip to Eldora (21 miles west of Boulder)for the year. It hasn’t proven to be the last of the snow, however, which is great news for the diehards who just have to… Continue Reading The end of the snow for 2017?

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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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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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A Walk Around the Pond: February Birding by Ear

Birding by Ear started up again today with a visit from Ali Mayes of the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies. Though it was warm, not a great variety of birds are around in February. In the photo above, a number of shots are “montaged” into the image as follows: Clockwise from the top left, Three… Continue Reading A Walk Around the Pond: February Birding by Ear

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Nonvisual Feedback Loop: Testing Dominion’s Accessible Voting System

We were pleased to host usability testing of Dominion’s electronic voting system on February 13 and 14. Students, staff, seniors and alums took the system for a spin and provided feedback to Dominion’s engineers. We’re especially excited to partner on this project because Dominion will provide electronic voting systems to every county in Colorado for… Continue Reading Nonvisual Feedback Loop: Testing Dominion’s Accessible Voting System

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Pleased to host #BrailleChallenge and the #SRC all today!

Yes, we’re pleased and excite to be the host site for the Braille Challenge for 2017! Fifteen Metro-area students ages 6 to 17 are here to demostrate their skils in reading, writing and more using Braille. It’s our third year to host the Metro Challenge, which is sponsored by the Braille Institute of America and… Continue Reading Pleased to host #BrailleChallenge and the #SRC all today!

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Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

Students and staff wrapped it up on the downhill side of the year, putting final touches on Secret Santa gifts before our traditional holiday brunch. This year, we fed on breakfast burritos from Littleton’s GraceFull Cafe, a community cafe whose mission is “to provide a home in the Littleton community where people of all backgrounds… Continue Reading Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

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