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A Bow Tie (Pasta) Occasion: Jimmy’s Mini-meal

While one fund-raising organization is sponsoring the #HowEyeSeeIt social media campaign designed to show that blind people can’t do anything, our students here at the Colorado Center for the Blind keep learning every day that they can “Take Charge with Confidence” and “Live the Lives We Want.” Take Jimmy’s mini-meal for example …

No let-up this week – not with Seniors in Charge!

A man and woman prepare food in the kitchen

Littleton’s 2016 Western Welcome Week, including our tours and participation in the Saturday parade, was sure a lot of fun! This week has already seen Matt complete his support drop, our canoeing trip postponed due to thunder, our first rock climbing trip today for the (really?) fall! Even as the 10-day Western Welcome Week celebration […]

Out of Chute Number 18, the Thursday CCB Tour for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

two women at the front of a group toss a a hefty goal ball back and forth

Thursday, August 18 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. That’s right, this rodeo isn’t over yet! If you missed the fun on Monday evening, you still have another shot tomorrow. Nearly 70 of our Littleton neighbors (and some who happened to be visiting from out of town) stopped by the Colorado Center for the Blind to […]

Crunchy & Amazing: Farhan Makes Somosas for His Mini-meal!

Farhan takes Somosas out of a tall pot of hot oil

Farhan came to the center from Pakistan because he believed that the confidence and self-reliance in our tag line mean greater independence and opportunity for him. Here he is, a little past the mid-point in his training, making really amazing (and crunchy) samosas for 15 guests, and you can feel his new confidence!

How does our garden grow? Awesome!

a smiling young woman parts green foliage to find a bulbous purple eggplant

Every Tuesday morning a different group of Center students heads out back to our Legacy Garden to meet the Colorado Master Gardeners from Arapahoe County, and to see just what’s happening out there. Students work with the Master Gardeners to plant, cultivate and harvest the bounty. In these hot, hot days of August the lilies […]

How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

Three students inside a serving window, each serving from a different pan of food

The culmination of the Summer Program each year is of course the awarding of certificates and the talent show. Before that can happen, however, the masses must be fed. The summer students and their instructors draw on their collective learning in the kitchen over the summer and cook a meal for as many as 120 […]

Knight’s No-choice Cafe: Warren’s Philly Mini-meal

Warren standing with his cane outside the Center with the Mountains in the Background

It was a true taste of Philly when Warren served his Mini-meal for fifteen last month. HIGHLIGHTING the menu were Amorosa Kaiser Rolls flown direct from the bakery in Philly and iced Wawa coffee. And there were other touches, despite the No-choice ‘menu … ut we’ll let Warren and his guests tell you all about […]