A group of CCB students pose around a cart with six large trays of goodies to give out
We’re in our final week – final days, really – of the 2016 year at the Colorado Center for the Blind. It’s not exactly like winding down, but more like an all-cylinders-open surge for the finish line.

Alejandro went on a support drop yesterday, and is cooking a big meal tomorrow. Ryan served his mini-meal – fifteen people and French onion soup – while down in the gym another class punched, kicked and potato-tossed each other on their way to earning their orange belts in Karate from Karate Denver. We also delivered holiday cookies and other holiday treats to Littleton police, fire and planning personnel, as well as to the shopping assistants at the Neighborhood Wal-Mart.

Alejandro peels apples for baked apple dessert for his Graduation Meal
Ryan making Giro wraps for his mini meal
Martial Arts with their orange belts and certificates

The Seniors’ annual Holiday Party was nearly a mob scene, with 50 attending, sharing pot luck and a lot of laughter. This year’s ITP student choir is the best in memory. They sang outside Littleton Light Rail Station’s Romancing the Bean Monday afternoon, and gave a lovely and lively performance to the Seniors Tuesday as well.

And that’s just one day this week, though I’m sure I’m forgetting a couple of things!

Looking down the line at the food table at the Senior Christmas Party - Anahit is serving and Gary is holding a a nice plate full of goodies
ITP Student Choir Caroling at the Senior Party
Duncan stands in front of a large group of Seniors at the CCB Christmas party while people introduce themselves
A Fire Fighter holds a tray of goodies presented by a group of CCB students
At the City Manager's Office Chaz presents a tray of Goodies and Joy is presenting a Card
Dan and Libby give a tray of goodies to a representative from the City Planner's Office

Two police officers pose with a group of CCB students who brought them a large tray of goodies and a Christmas Card