Tag: Press Release

  • #NextFiftyInitiative Grant Helps Us Take Seniors in Charge to Grand Junction This Week @50initiative

    #NextFiftyInitiative Grant Helps Us Take Seniors in Charge to Grand Junction This Week @50initiative

    Editor’s Note: We were excited to receive a one-year grant from Colorado’s Next Fifty Initiative in June to provide skills training and employment services to seniors losing vision. The grant allows us to serve “seniors” from age 50 and up. So, this week Duncan, Julie and Dan are all in Grand Junction for our first-ever Seniors in Charge road trip! Here’s the press release we sent out.

    For Immediate Release

    Contact: Dan Burke
    (406) 546-8546

    Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

    Training Comes to Grand Junction for Blind Seniors

    NextFifty Grant Helps Littleton-based Center Bring “Seniors in Charge” to Western Slope

    Littleton – The Colorado center for the Blind (CCB), a world-renowned training center for blind adults, youth and seniors, will conduct its 4-day Seniors in Charge program for nine seniors this week at Grand Junction’s Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave.… Read the rest “#NextFiftyInitiative Grant Helps Us Take Seniors in Charge to Grand Junction This Week @50initiative”

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  • CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience

    CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience

    For immediate release: Contact: Dan Burke, Public Relations Specialist
    303.778.1130 dburke@cocenter.org

    Englewood, CO – Focusing exclusively on the kinesthetic aspects of driving, students and staff from the Colorado Center for the Blind will get the feel of the skid pad on the MasterDrive campus here on Wednesday, May 27. Denver-area high school students will be included.

    “It makes sense to us to work with blind people on the feel of the car and the road,” said Mark Stolberg, Sr. Vice President of Training for MasterDrive of its 14-year partnership with CCB. “The kinesthetic part of driving is something we teach our sighted driving students.… Read the rest “CCB & MasterDrive Partner Again to Give Blind Students Driving Experience”

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