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Blind Awareness Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:        

Jocelyn Hunter

202-454-6422, office, jhunter@clb.org 

Blind Awareness Day

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

WHAT:            A collaboration of blindness organizations in DC in conjunction with the DC’s Office of Disability Rights will host a Blind Awareness Day celebration, a community event organized to highlight a national day to recognize persons who are blind and visually impaired who travel independently with the use of long canes.

WHO:              Adults who are blind and visually impaired & Invited DC Elected Officials

WHEN:           Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Event Schedule

2:30 p.m.          Walk from the Wilson Building located at 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

4:00 p.m.          Reception

4:45 p.m.          Program to Begin including Mayoral Proclamation

WHERE:         1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room G-9

Contact:           To coordinate interviews or photo/broadcast opportunities, contact Jocelyn Hunter: 202-454-6422, jhunter@clb.org.