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Eagle Scout Project Enhances Art Room

Alex LaBarre stands next one of the newly completed work benches showing how a rolling art supply cart fits underneath

With many students and the results of their projects, supplies ranging from clay to wax to stone and of course the tools to work with each, an art room can quickly succumb to forces best summed up in the statement: “All things tend toward disorder.” This may be a paraphrase and we certainly don’t recall […]

Ring that Freedom Bell on #COGives Day!

Colorado Gives Day Logo 2017

Each student who meets all the requirements for graduation from the Colorado Center for the Blind earns a Freedom Bell. Ringing that bell symbolizes that they are free to pursue the lives they want, free from dependence and lack of blindness skills, ready to challenge society’s low expectations with “Confidence and Self-reliance”. It’s a very […]

Please Give to CCB on Colorado Gives Day December 5! #COGivesDay

Colorado Gives Day Logo 2017

Thanks to the generous support of so many, Colorado Gives Day (CGD) is truly an important part of our annual fundraising. Your contributions support our youth and senior programs as well as challenge recreation and art activities. We thank you for your past support and hope you will continue to support us with your donations […]

J.D. Named Editor of the “Colorado Fire Fighter”

J.D. with his cane in front of a Large Colorado Mountain Scene

Last Monday our student J.D. couldn’t wait to report his big news. “Good news isn’t as good if you can’t tell someone,” he said at morning announcements. He went on to tell us that he had been named Editor of the Colorado Fire Fighter, the newsletter of the Colorado State Fire Fighters Association (CSFFA). His […]

What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? #COGivesDay17

Text - What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? CCB Street sign and ColoradoGives 2017 Logo

We put this video together especially to link from our Colorado Gives Day page this year for those who might not have heard of us or know exactly what we’re about. Colorado Gives Day is December 5, and donations received that day online receive a share of an incentive fund, as well as being subject […]

Plenty to be thankful for: Our 2017 #Thanksgiving Feast!

Lia, Ravi, Mason S. and Mason M. prepare four large turkeys to go into the ovens

There was plenty on Thursday, November 16 – plenty to eat and to be thankful for at our 100-percent student-prepared Thanksgiving Feast! It’s tradition at the Colorado Center for the Blind to hold our own Thanksgiving feast before we break for visits to family and friends on the official holiday. Our students cook it all […]

CCB Alum @vi_poonam Guest on @bbcworldservice “The Conversation” w/ @KimChakanetsa

Smiling Poonam rining her bell

In this part of the world, the BBC’s World Service can be heard during normal sleeping hours on one of our public radio stations. This week our volunteer photographer/videographer Mike Thompson had the BBC World Service on while falling back to sleep in the wee hours when he heard a familiar voice and a familiar […]