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

Allie Blanca C.G Dan andMike walkingaround the pond at Sterne Park during Birding Class

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 […]

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Preorder #CCB for Dec. 6’s #COGivesDay, Get Free Shipping!

Colorado Gives Day Logo 2016

Yes – Colorado’s single largest charitable giving day is barely a week away! And you can preorder your charitable gift to CCBfor delivery on December 6! On that Tuesday, the Colorado Center for the Blind will be one of nearly 2000 Colorado nonprofits who will receive contributions.  During the same 24-hour period  last year, more […]

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#Thanksgiving Turkeys and Structured Discovery

Three sets of hands work on a Fully Cooked Turkey

Before learning to carve a turkey, a blind person can greatly benefit from learning the bird by touch – how things are connected and how they will come apart. Since our students and Home Management staff started preparations for our own Thanksgiving meal (held a week before the actual holiday) Dishon Spears led students through […]

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Thankful for Each Other: Our 2016 #Thanksgiving Together

Steve loading the turkey onto his plate

We were more than ready by noon last Thursday! we’d been waiting for this meal for two weeks, smelling the roasting turkeys and the pies and so much more! Of course, all of our students had a part in preparing it, so they’d been right in the kitchen smelling what we were at last all […]

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Colorado Gives Day is December 6 – Support CCB! @ColoradoGives #COGivesDay

Colorado Gives Day Logo 2016

It’s that time again! Colorado’s largest day of online charitable giving is scheduled for Tuesday, December 6, and again featuring an incentive fund of $1 million from the Community First Foundation and First Bank. You might remember that CCB was lucky enough to be featured on 9News’ coverage of the statewide giving program in 2014 […]

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Shark Dissection with @ArapahoeCC’s Terry Harrison Friday! #STEM

teacher and student bend over a dog shark

It’s that time of the year. Just as we start to think about turkey and stuffing with cranberries, it’s time for blind kids in the area to get hands-on with shark innards! As he has for more than a decade, Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison will lead a shark dissection at CCB on […]

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Sharing art before next week’s Shared Visions @artacunningham @ArapahoeCC

Wearing sleepshades, Jackson and Blanca work with 2 ACC students on arranging items for thermaform sculptures

With just a week to go before the third annual exhibit, “Shared Visions Collaborative Artworks”, some Center art students traveled to Arapahoe Community College to make some art and to offer some feedback to painting students on their tactile works. For their very first class with Ann Cunningham, the newest group of CCB art students […]

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Raise your Lemonade Glass to the Curtis Hotel @thecurtishotel #WeLovetheCurtis

Marc Greytak presents check to Julie Deden at podium, Maryann Migliorelli looks on

And now raise your lemonade glass in a toast to employees at the Curtis Hotel! Last weekend, at the 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree, Marc Greytak of the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver presented a check to CCB for $3141.25. That’s pretty exciting, you bet! What makes this […]

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From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

Got about 20 minutes to be wowed? We’re just back from our 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree from October 27 to 30. All staff and students attended and, since we’re an NFB training center (the NFB of Colorado started the Center in 1988), Executive Director Julie Deden always […]

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