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No power, no phone, nobody present on Friday, August 24: Construction to shut us down for the day

A smiling Julie holds a piece of broken red brick as she stands in front of a wall of black-and-white photos.

That’s right, as part of our parking lot construction project, power will be cut to the building on Friday, August 24 so that the new, entirely underground electricity cables can be linked up to the building and Xcel Energy’s trunk line. That means more than just no lights, which isn’t a big deal to us… Continue Reading No power, no phone, nobody present on Friday, August 24: Construction to shut us down for the day

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The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

No matter what the calendar says, it’s the first week of summer. The temps are in the 90s, the garden is being planted and summer staff are shadowing their ITP staff counterparts. Friday 25 teenagers (summer students) begin arriving and on Monday the elementary Confidence Camp kids start too. So here’s another first or two.… Continue Reading The First Week of Summer Means Lots of Firsts

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Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

Did you attend the Colorado Center for the Blind, as an adult or in a summer youth program, or were a staff member at one time? We invite former students and staff, as well as prospective students to join us in celebration of 30 years of providing the training and tools that blind people need… Continue Reading Help Us Celebrate Thirty Years of the Colorado Center for the Blind at #NFB18 in Orlando!

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No Snow Day in 1988: Marking CCB’s 30th Anniversary!

No Snow Day in 1988: Marking CCB’s 30th Anniversary!

It’s a big day today. Sure, there’s World Braille Day and Louis Braille’s 209th birthday, and our Independence Training Program students are back from the holiday break and our first Seniors meeting is this afternoon. We’re excited about all that, but here at CCB we’re very excited about something else, too. Today marks 30 years… Continue Reading No Snow Day in 1988: Marking CCB’s 30th Anniversary!

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Sixty Attend Senior Holiday Party 2017 #ShareLittleton

Sixty Attend Senior Holiday Party 2017 #ShareLittleton

Last Friday’s Senior Holiday Party brought together members of all three of our weekly Seniors groups that meet at the Center – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – along with sighted and unsighted spouses (insider’s joke), and both old and new friends. There were adult children and grandchildren There. was plenty of food, lots of laughs… Continue Reading Sixty Attend Senior Holiday Party 2017 #ShareLittleton

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Tuesday’s Seniors Prepare for Senior Holiday Party on Dec 15 #sharelittleton

Tuesday’s Seniors Prepare for Senior Holiday Party on Dec 15 #sharelittleton

Friday, December 15 is the annual senior Holiday Party at the Colorado Center for the Blind, and the Tuesday group got into the kitchen this week to bake cookies for the event. Among the cookie corps was CCB founder and Chair of our Board of Directors, Diane McGeorge. Also our Volunteer Extraordinaire, Diane is often… Continue Reading Tuesday’s Seniors Prepare for Senior Holiday Party on Dec 15 #sharelittleton

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One Whole Day for Holiday Art & Ornaments #sharelittleton

One Whole Day for Holiday Art & Ornaments #sharelittleton

Tuesday is art day anyway, but this week it was art day all day long. Every student and staff member worked in the art room with Ann Cunningham and Jenny Callahan making ornaments, holiday cards or what ever else suited their fancy. Without a doubt , everyone enjoyed the break from regular classes and the… Continue Reading One Whole Day for Holiday Art & Ornaments #sharelittleton

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What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? #COGivesDay17

Text - What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? CCB Street sign and ColoradoGives 2017 Logo

We put this video together especially to link from our Colorado Gives Day page this year for those who might not have heard of us or know exactly what we’re about. Colorado Gives Day is December 5, and donations received that day online receive a share of an incentive fund, as well as being subject… Continue Reading What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? #COGivesDay17

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A Peek at Hands-on with the “Shared Visions” 2017 Exhibit @ArapahoeCC #TactileAccess

Adia, Mason M. and Cezar look at the Old Man Wincing while Ravi reads the Braille description

Here are a few photos from the Shared Visions reception at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College on Thursday night. Everyone got hands on with pieces from Nathan Abels’ painting and drawing classes. CCB students also had laser-cuts of drawings they made in Ann Cunningham’s art class with accompanying Haiku, and… Continue Reading A Peek at Hands-on with the “Shared Visions” 2017 Exhibit @ArapahoeCC #TactileAccess

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