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The end of the snow for 2017?

Five people wearing snow shoes on a wintery forested path with snow covered branches.

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 […]

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Courtney and Suzie Are March’s Students of the Month

Two young women in sleepshades, at left Suzi in the front lobby and at right Courtney in the garden

Courtney and Suzie are our March Students of the Month for March, selected by Center staff. Courtney was forced to take a leave to attend to family business in New Jersy, but was determined to return and earn her Bell of Freedom. She returned after several months and is on her way again, an indication […]

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Last week was a big one for drops

Ryan signing in after returning from his Independent Drop

Last week was busy with drops and support drops. The “Drop”, or independent drop is one of the two final requirements of our cane travel instruction. Ryan and Trevor both completed theirs last week, having been dropped somewhere in the Denver Metro area and permitted one question on their trip back to the Center. The […]

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CCB Says “Farewell and Thanks!” to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market

a smiling woman with a cart full of groceries outside the store

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 […]

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Shout out to @RiceCCL Volunteers!

Students in sleepshades examine the mode of a brain on the table between them

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 […]

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Making Connections – It Was Really Big

Diane McGeorge gives the Welcom address at the Career and College Seminar

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. […]

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A Bustling Day in the Gym

A group of Martial Arts Students to the left and a row of Archery Students to the right

Okay, Tuesdays can get a little wild anyway, what with Seniors coming and filling up our large conference room all morning. You gotta believe us – we love having them! But meanwhile, down in the gym … We had both Martial arts and Archery happening all at once. The wildest imaginations might hve the martial […]

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