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Beeping Easter Egg Hunt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        

Contact: Jocelyn Hunter                                          

202-454-6422,  jhunter@clb.org 

Media Advisory: 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt with Beeping Eggs

WHO:             Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will participate in the 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children who are blind or visually impaired. The event is sponsored by the New Vision Pioneers-Alexander Graham Bell Chapter #15, a group of active and retired employees dedicated to community service.

WHAT:          The 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is open to children of all ages who are blind or visually impaired.  Easter Egg Hunt participants search for eggs that are specially designed to emit beeps. After each participant locates an egg, he or she can redeem the egg to receive a prize.  In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, Easter holiday giveaways will be provided and refreshments will be served.  The Easter bunny will also be on hand to entertain children and adults.

WHEN:          Saturday, April 19, 2014 *Rain or Shin

                      10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:       Centreville Moose Lod

                      3529 Chain Bridge Rd (indoor and outdoor facilities), Fairfax, VA 22030

Nancy Rebar, 703-407-1751 or rebar@verizon.net or Jocelyn Hunter, 202-454-6422.

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About Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind(CLB) CLB serves people of all ages who are blind, low vision, or deaf-blind living in the Washington Region, by providing vision-health screenings, independent living skills training, support groups, retraining, and job counseling and placement.  17% of veterans are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with visual impairment.  CLB partners with government and private agencies to retrain and employ these wounded warriors.  Independence is our vision.  For more information, please visit our Web site at www.clb.org.