(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
Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art to blind students at the Center since … well, it feels like she’s always been with us! That’s why we’re excited to spread the word. For the next two weekends, Ann will be demonstrating stone carving at the Denver Art Museum as part of their weekend artist… Continue Reading Art Instructor Cunningham Demos Stone Carving at Denver Art Museum
An Evening of Art, Cuisine and Entertainment Purchase Tickets for Mosaic Tickets are just $30, $10 for children under 12. Proceeds benefit the programs at the Colorado Center for the Blind. From youth to seniors, we teach our students that blindness is just a characteristic. It’s all about confidence! Join us at the Center: Friday,… Continue Reading Announcing Mosaic
Watch the video of the July 30 Talent Show finale: Summer Youth Programs ended July 30 with a student talent show featuring solo singing and duets, Native American flute, songs in Spanish, Mandarin and Thai, as well as lively and funny Emceeing. The finale of the show – and the summer – was was ‘You… Continue Reading Students & Staff close CCB Summer ’14 with ‘You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful’
Editor’s Note: Annalyn, a 17-year-old from South Carolina, was part of our Earn and Learn Program in 2014. She worked at the Auraria Childcare Center with infants and toddlers, taking a 20-minute light rail ride to work early each morning. She wrote this thank-you letter in perfect contracted Braille with her slate and stylus. The… Continue Reading Summer 2014 StudentNow Knows She Can
This year’s shark dissection, sponsored by Arapahoe Community College and directed by its Terry Harrison, attracted more than 30 local blind middle school and high school students to the Center on November 22. Oh yeah, the kids brought teachers and parents, too. It’s all part of our ongoing commitment to make STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering… Continue Reading Shark Dissection Attracts Crowd, 9News
For the Center’s alums, current students, staff, volunteers and Littleton community members, our 25th Anniversary Celebration was a big deal. Here are some articles about the event that appeared in the local media. Colorado Center for the Blind celebrates turning 25 By Jennifer Smith From the Littleton Independent Just like any businessman starting his workday,… Continue Reading Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration In the News!
A Celebration to Remember! The Colorado Center for the Blind first opened its doors in January of 1988 with three staff members and five students. On September 13 & 14, 2013, the Center held its 25th Anniversary Celebration with an open house and a gala banquet. Friday, September 13 The rain stopped and the sky… Continue Reading Our 25th Anniversary
by Jennifer Smith. Posted Monday, June 24th in the Littleton Independent Louis Braille made a surprise visit to the Colorado Center for the Blind on June 18 — extremely surprising, given that he’s been dead for 161 years. “I’m having a great time,” said “Braille” — portrayed by center instructor Tom Anderson — while watching… Continue Reading Center Hosts Braille Carnival
In the chemistry lab at Metro State University in Denver recently, Quinita Thomas expertly traces her fingers around the top of a glass beaker. She gingerly touches the sleek sides of an electronic probe. Then she feels the hard edges a metal test-tube holder. The 17-year-old can hardly contain her excitement. Read the full article!