Month: April 2015

  • Some Final Party Particulars

    Tom Anderson reading Braille with a student

    Just a few weeks away from May 15 and Tom Anderson’s retirement party!  The response is exciting – we’ve received more than 70 RSVPs already!
    Here are some more details about the party and some info for those who won’t be able to attend:

    When:  5 p.m. May 15

    Where: Colorado Center for the Blind
    2233 W. Shepperd Ave, Littleton, CO 80120

    What:    Light snacks followed by sandwiches, pasta salad, and retirement cake and a program!  There will also be beer and wine.

    We open the doors at 5 p.m. on Friday, and the formal program begins at 6:30 with raves and roasts from Diane McGeorge, Duncan Larsen, students past and present, as well as a light-hearted skit. … Read the rest “Some Final Party Particulars”


  • Make a Toast to Toasty!

    Tom Anderson in a latter-day purple velvet suit beside CCB's sign


    On January 4, 1988 two feet of snow lay on the ground in Denver, and the temperature was around ten below zero. It was the first day of classes at the new Colorado Center for the Blind. Miles “Tom” Anderson was there. In fact, it fell to Tom as Residential Manager to help Travel Instructor Duncan Larsen shepherd the Center’s first five students from their apartments on South Eloti to the Center at Ilef and Broadway.

    “The light at Broadway and Powers was frozen,” Tom recalls. “We had to walk down to Littleton Blvd. to cross Broadway so we could catch the 0 bus north.”… Read the rest “Make a Toast to Toasty!”


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