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Thank You for Our Best Colorado Gives Day, EVER! #Gratitude

This December 7 you surpassed previous years with your support for the Colorado Center for the Blind and our programs for blind people of all ages, making 2021 one of the best we’ve been lucky enough to experience on Colorado Gives Day. And we’ve been part of it from the […]

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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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Happy 89th Birthday to Our Founder, Diane McGeorge!

We send out a loving and hearty “Happy Birthday” to our founder, Diane McGeorge who is 89 today! Diane Served as the President of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado from 1977 to 2005 and, as such had been exploring the means to start a training center for […]

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The Seniors are coming! The Seniors are coming!

That was the cry of excitement on Tuesday, April 27 when our Senior Services Program held its first in-person group meeting at the center in nearly 14 months. A dozen intrepid souls made their way across the Metro area to sit together in one room to talk about blindness and […]

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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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CCB 2020: Resilience in a Year of Challenge @nfbco #nfbco20

We put this video together to serve as our report to the NFB of Colorado’s 2020 Virtual Convention October 29-31. We wanted to show the creativity of our staff and determination of our blind students of all ages to obtain the blindness skills that mean independence, which are necessary despite […]

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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 […]

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Giving Back – A Tribute to Robert Dyson

By Julie Deden For the past 16 years when you called the Center, you would talk to Robert. His welcoming voice was the hallmark of the Center and our NFB office.  Shortly after the first of the year, Robert let us know that he’d decided to move to Canon City […]

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It’s a new kind of graduation, and Charis is the first!

Today Charis is graduating from the center. Hers will be a unique graduation, with the actual Freedom Bell ceremony and the “love session” that typically follows being conducted on Zoom for social distancing purposes. No hug from Julie. Charis was just one week away from finishing her program when we […]