We’re off for the holiday break, so it seems like a good time to share Breaking Bad’s virtual tour of the Center from YouTube. It’s not really as quiet at the Center right now as the day the video was shot — a remodeling project started on Monday, December 22. It’s also a lot colder!
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Thanks to 67 generous donors we raised $12,901 online on December 9, and received another $520 in checks and cash, bringing our total to $13,421! In addition, the online figure makes us eligible for a small portion of the $1 million incentive fund put up by FirstBank and Community First Foundation. A total of $26.2… Continue Reading Our Colorado Gives Day 2014 Results
(Editor’s Note: Colorado Gives Day seems like a great time to share this. Sam Barasso graduated from the Center in February of 2014. She’s working at a part-time job and getting ready to return to college. This Face Book post reminded us all that blindness isn’t what holds us back – what holds us back… Continue Reading Blindness Won’t Hold Us Back
Students at @cocenter4blind got a chance to experience science in all its disgusting glory. By Ramsey Scott November 18, 2014 Columbine Courier “Yucks!” blended with yucks as the students probed the stomach contents of the dogfish sharks they were dissecting “I found a claw,” said one student, as he waved miniature pincers in the air.… Continue Reading Getting a Feel for Science
A Summer 2014 Student Reflects (Editor’s Note: What follows is excerpted from an August 6, 2014 blog post of The Blind Coloradan, the official blog of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado. An Arizona high school student, Christian Able was a student this summer and worked 40 hours for the NFBCO staff. Here’s… Continue Reading Reblog: Have a cane in Your hand instead of a pole on your face
The Center’s own “Breaking Bad” YouTube star, Maureen, talks about the Center and Colorado Gives Day in her latest video … you wish you were there!
… or just do it now and schedule it for Tuesday! December 9 is just two days away, and it’s Colorado Gives Day! Once a year Coloradoans support their favorite nonprofits with an annual gift … or a recurring gift. We are thankful to you for all your previous support, and as the holidays approach… Continue Reading Support the CCB on Colorado Gives Day December 9
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! We want to thank our friends, family, neighbors and graduates – because the Colorado Center for the Blind wouldn’t be the success that it is without you! On Monday, November 24 we had a tremendous opportunity to share our message and our purpose on Denver’s 9News during five very… Continue Reading Sharing Monday’s 9News Video and Our Thanks
Our FAST Saturdays program for youth will meet the second Saturday of each month and involve a variety of activities. FAST stands for FUN ACTIVITIES and SKILLS TRAINING We at the Center are excited about new or strengthened collaborations with Rocky Mountain Goal Ball, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR in Boulder is sometimes… Continue Reading Fall FAST Saturday Update
(Mosaic, our 2014 fund-raising event, will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 5 here at the Center. We’re especially excited out our main musical guests, Café Americana, and we want you to be excited too! Here’s a bit more about them, and don’t forget to buy your tickets using the link… Continue Reading A Little More About Cafe Americana