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Independence Training Program Senior Programs

A Holiday Gift from the 2016 CCB Choir

This year our CCB Choir formed itself in about a week under the direction of student Julie McGinnity, then went caroling at the Littleton Light Rail Station, outside Romancing the Bean Coffee shop. The next day they gave a performance at the Seniors’ Holiday Party. Mostly students, but with a […]

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General Colorado Center Information Home Management

#BreakingBlind: How a Blind Person Makes Fudge, @WEFitwellness @MBassmaster

What could be more fitting on the shortest day of the year than a video about making fudge? Here’s Maureen with another Breaking Blind video with a holiday theme!

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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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General Colorado Center Information In the Media Independence Training Program

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 […]

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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 […]

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In the Media

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 […]

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Cane Travel Events General Colorado Center Information Home Management Independence Training Program Senior Programs

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 […]

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General Colorado Center Information In the Media Independence Training Program Senior Programs Youth Services

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 […]

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General Colorado Center Information Independence Training Program

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 […]

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Cane Travel Independence Training Program

It’s Starting to Feel a Lot Like a Deep Freeze

We had a little bit of snow this morning, but not enough to keep us at home. Snow is just a part of everyday life and for our students, learning to travel in all weather means feeling confident about traveling to their jobs someday. But it was cold, and will […]