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First Prize in Parade!

The certificate has arrived! Of course, the winners of the 2021 Littleton Western Welcome Week Grand Parade were announced back in August, but now that we have that piece of paper we can’t help but crow a little! And so we won first prize in the Group/School category! Hooray! Was […]

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CCB graduate wins blind division in Boston Marathon! @blackkidrunning

They love Chaz Davis in his hometown of Grafton, Mass. But we are just as proud of him here in Littleton, Colo. at the Colorado Center for the Blind! Chaz, a 2016 Paralympian in Rio and a 2017 graduate of CCB, won the Boston Marathon’s visually impaired division on October […]

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It may be the flowering of a great new partnership!

We were excited to welcome Circuit Media leadership for a recent visit at the center. Rebecca, Lisa, Karen and Ellie sat down with Executive Director Julie Deden and members of the management team to discuss a possible partnership, including Circuit Media staff serving as volunteers and possible internships for students. […]

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If part of a tree falls …

Maybe we wanted to post this today because the sun is shining in these photos, and it’s been cold and rainy for the past couple of days. On a warm Friday morning in April we arrived at the center only to find the sidewalk blocked by a very large portion […]

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Waiting for the Next Snowstorm

When a foot of snow fell in late February, students leaped at the chance to make a snow person, as they called it. For those from warmer regions of the country, it was their first such creation. The result, pictured here, was affectionately dubbed Callie Rado. Wearing sleepshades and a […]

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Walking the Virtual Halls at CCB

Moving out of your virtual classroom into the main “lobby,” you could very easily run into a classmate or another instructor, identifiable by their name in the participants list. Not by their video image, however, because of course class time, even remotely, is sleep shade time, too. Still, you might […]

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“Katie Goes to Blind School” #ColoradoGives

Good evening! This is the last blast for Colorado Gives Day. Promise. There’s still time to donate to the Colorado Center for the Blind at the Colorado Gives page And as your reward for clicking on this post, you get to meet Katie. She’s a career social worker whose degenerative […]

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Blindness Skills & Confidence More Necessary Than Ever #ColoradoGives

The skills of independence for our blind students, and indeed for our staff, are more critical in these difficult times than ever before. Even though the world has changed we all at the Colorado Center are still able to work with our students so that they will gain belief in […]

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From the Director: Determination, Challenge, Creativity and Resolve #ColoradoGives

Dear CCB Friends and Family – All of us at the Colorado Center for the Blind hope that each of you had a nice Thanksgiving. The year of 2020 has brought a great deal of determination, challenge, creativity and resolve to us at CCB. The determination came from the staff […]

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Horsing Around with Arapahoe County Sheriff Office’s mounted Unit @ArapahoeSO

Monday August 3 students and staff at the Colorado Center for the Blind met up with members of the Arapahoe County Sheriff Offices Mounted Unit at nearby Sterne Park. When Lt. Rich Anselmi, the unit’s commander first contacted Executive Director Julie Deden a while back about planning something together, Julie […]