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A view fo Denver's skyline from the foothills
Whew! So this is the way this week has been – really, the entire month! A rare clear day in this view from Mt. Falcon near Morrison. A small but dedicated cadre of staff and students went out for a good hike on Sunday at Mt. Falcon near Morrison, and Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Woman in sleepshades shows visitor a Tech Lab
We’d like to acknowledge two special visitors that came for a tour of the Center on August 24. Bill Gideon is retired now, living in Longmont, but he served on New Mexico’s Services for the Blind Board from 1972 to 1984. He came to the Center with his friend Jo Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Five men and two women grouped for the photo
Dr. Eddie Bell with five staff members who hold the NOMC, and one who’s working on it: Wayne, Steve, David, Martin, Mo and Duncan. Dr. Edward (Eddie” Bell, Director of the Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University, visited the Colorado Center for the Blind on Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
A young man gives a senior woman a cane lesson on the stairs
Six remarkable women made up our late-summer Seniors in Charge the week of August 31 to September 4. Ranging in age from 58 to 90, it didn’t take long to figure out that each of them were accomplished, dynamic people, and had been all their lives. They came to Seniors Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Looking down the serving area over all the trays of food as Cindy stands telling us about what she prepared

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Cindy takes charge!

Looking down the serving area over all the trays of food as Cindy stands at the far end describing what she prepared Cindy served a great meal to the entire Center on September 4 as the culmination of her program. She had lots of family from Arizona with her – Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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(Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to share this press release from WE Fit Wellness, both because it involves our own Maureen Nietfeld and because the Center is an underwriter of WE Fit’s initiatives. Colorado Springs, Colorado (September 1, 2015). Today, WE Fit Wellness announced the addition of Maureen Neitfeld to their Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Andy shaking his ceramic Bell of Freedom with a big smile
Andy’s motivation was his desire to be an independent blind person, and he worked hard at it every day to earn his Freedom Bell. His love of learning was also a real asset. On August 27 Andy graduated from the Center following eight months of joyful learning powered by an Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Man seated before the CCB banner, flanked by tow other men
Wells Fargo employees are pretty serious about volunteering. Left to right are Dan Burke, Wayne Marshall (seated) and Nathan Deines, a Wells volunteer group leader. Thanks to Wells Fargo for hosting its volunteer fair at the Wells Fargo Center at 17th and Broadway yesterday. Wayne Marshall and I represented the Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Two women practice the use of a file on a white stone
Ann shows Shelby how to file her alabaster stone. In the background Alex and Tech Instructor Yolanda work on their projects. Ann Cunningham has been teaching art classes at the Center for nearly two decades. The days are hot, but the mornings increasingly cool, almost chilly, and the hot air Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Three people stand at the front of a dimly-lit gym
Duncan Larson, TomAnderson and Diane McGeorge Shared the stage to recount the opening days of the Center. Seated behind them are Scott LaBarre, Dr. & Mrs. Maurer and Linda Anderson. It was a magical evening. May 15 marked the end to a long career at the Colorado Center for the Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke