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9News will be with us at the Center for Colorado Gives Day tomorrow morning! Our long-time collaboration with National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) will be spotlighted between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on 9News. The NSCD Moves obstacle course will be featured in a couple of segments, with Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
The “Shared Visions” exhibit at Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts on November 19 and 20 was a big success, featuring numerous multi-media and very tactile paintings by students in Nathan Abels‘ painting classes, as well as pottery pieces from joint activities between Center students in Ann Cunningham‘s Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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Make the most of your online shopping this year – buy the wonderful holiday gifts you want, and support the Colorado Center for the Blind. Amazon’s Smile program contributes a small percentage of each eligible purchase to your selected nonprofit, and the Colorado Center for the Blind is on the Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
A smiling man and woman stand on each side of a bronze plaque with print and Braille visible. Both hold long white canes.
Julie Deden and Dan Burke outside Gennetti’s Hotel in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where a plaque hangs commemorating the birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind on November 16, 1940. The national Federation of the Blind turns 75 today! The NFB was formed in 1940 to bring the collective voice of Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
teacher and student bend over a dog shark
Arapahoe Community College’s Terry Harrison points out a part of the shark’s anatomy to a high school student in 2014. For most of us, the run up to the Thanksgiving holiday doesn’t conjure thoughts of sharks, but it does here at the Colorado Center for the Blind. That’s because for Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Colorado Gives Day ad for December 8, 2015
Support us on Colorado Gives Day 2015 – an easy way to make an impact! It’s only a month away – Colorado Gives Day 2015, and a great opportunity to support our programs and philosophy at the Colorado Center for the Blind! You know that we don’t just teach blindness Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Six people work their clay on pottery wheels
For “Shared Visions” CCB and ACC students work side by side, and works by both will be shown on November 19-20. For nearly two decades, Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art classes at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Initially drawn to us because she was curious about Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Man holding his bell high as he rings it, a woman stands beside him applauding
Zach’s day was Wednesday, October 28, a day to celebrate what he now “does” after nine months of training at the Center, and the confidence he has as a blind person for the things he will do in the future. The photo of him ringing his Freedom Bell above shows Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
We are excited about our new partnership with Karate Denver’s in Littleton. Martial Arts has long been a part of our Independence Training Program (ITP), and we’ve included classes in our Summer Youth and Senior Programs as well. Like everything we teach and do at the Center, it really comes Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
a young woman wearing sleep shades carries a large pot of boiling pasta to the strainer at the sink
Haylee made it all look easy and well-organized in the weeks and days before her graduation. Haylee might have been a little stressed out as she approached her graduation day, but to all outward appearances, she made it all look seamless, right down to her quick change of outfits prior Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke