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November 2016

Blind and Low Vision Awareness Forum

CLB is co-sponsoring a Blind and Low Vision Awareness Forum on Wednesday, November 30th. This event gives participants the opportunity to discuss important topics such as employment, housing, transportation, service animals, and resources for a person who is blind or has low vision. A light fare, continental breakfast will be served. For more info, please refer to this flyer.    

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December 2016

FAB Open House

Free

CLB will host an Open House at our new FAB location. Come check out the new apartment for our Foundations of Adjustment to Blindness program! Meet and mingle with the CLB team while enjoying complimentary food and drink. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Knipp at eknipp@clb.org.    

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Guest Chef Night – Cooking for Good

$125

Do you like to cook? Have you ever fantasized about wielding pots, pans and knives in a professional kitchen? Are you concerned about your community and like to support a favorite cause or charity? i Ricchi announces its latest initiative: Cooking For Good – where amateur “chefs” can host an evening, cook a favorite recipe and raise money for their charity of choice. Join men about town, Tony Cancelosi, (CEO, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind) and Tom Raffa, (CEO, Raffa,…

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April 2017

“Illuminations and Impressions” Art Exhibit

“Illuminations and Impressions” is an exhibition of art and design created by people who are blind or have low vision. This exhibition is a project of Columbia Lightouse for the Blind, designed and installed in collaboration with students from the Master of Arts in Exhibition Design program at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at The George Washington University. The team of student designers worked on this exhibition through an initiative called DesignCorps, an opportunity for client-based, real-world…

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37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

This event is an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2-18 who are visually impaired. Siblings are also welcome! Volunteers from the New Vision Pioneers will construct beeping eggs so that the children can find the eggs by sound. Each egg is coded with a monetary amount that is given to the child. Participants will have several chances to locate the eggs and collect more money. Lunch will start after the hunt(s) are completed. Easter baskets will be given to the participants…

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May 2017

5th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic

On May 17th, 2017, we will celebrate CLB’s 117th anniversary, making it one of the oldest non-profits in the area. Also on May 17th, CLB will host its 5th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland. Play in the golf tournament and join us for a fun-filled afternoon featuring: • A BBQ lunch featuring local celebrities/dignitaries, followed by a 12:30 PM Shotgun start • The opportunity to play with a US…

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June 2017

Camp Lighthouse 2017

Mark Your Calendars for June 26 – June 30 for Camp Lighthouse! Camp Flyer 2017

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July 2017 September 2017 October 2017

Light the Way

Free

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s (CLB) 7th Annual Light the Way encourages people of all ages, particularly people who are blind or visually impaired, to maintain active and productive lifestyles. This year’s Light the Way fundraising event will provide participants with a morning of fun-filled exercise, camaraderie and musical entertainment. Join CLB and walk the scenic boardwalk in the Capitol Riverfront, participate in complimentary fitness mini-sessions, and enjoy lunch from on-site food vendors. Following the walk and cool-down, take a…

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Fundraiser with Crisp & Juicy Tenleytown

CLB has partnered with Crisp & Juicy to host a fundraiser on Saturday, October 21st. When this flyer is presented at checkout, 20% of your purchase will be donated to CLB. Please consider dining at Crisp & Juicy (Tenleytown location) on Saturday in support of CLB!  

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November 2017

Parent Workshop

Free

CLB, along with Maryland School for the Blind and Montgomery County Public Schools Vision Program, will host a parent workshop that focuses on promoting independence at home and developing organizational skills at home for students with visual impairments. The workshop will include: A presentation from MSB staff followed by a Q&A session Information about CLB, MSB, and MCPS Vision Program activities and events Childcare and refreshments To RSVP or for questions, contact Patti at plyman@clb.org or 240-737-5136.  

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Mobile Eye Care Unit @ Homeless Resource Day

Free

The Mobile Eye Care Unit will take part in the Homeless Resource Day event at Bohrer Park Activity Center.

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Mobile Eye Care Unit @ Community Clinic Inc.

Free

The Mobile Eye Care Unit will be stationed at Community Clinic Inc. so staff can conduct free diabetic retinopathy screenings.

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Teen Transition Program

Free

This Transition Program is a part of a series of monthly workshops to help teens prepare and set goals for post high school. Be sure to ask your TVI or DORS/RSA/VADBVI counselor about including your teen in this program! If you have any questions, please contact Patti Lyman at plyman@clb.org.

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Teen Computer Class

Free

In this class, an Assistive Technology Specialist will teach Microsoft Office skills while using your students’ computer accommodations. For questions, please contact Patti Lyman at plyman@clb.org.

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#GivingTuesday

CLB is once again taking part in the #GivingTuesday campaign. What is #GivingTuesday? We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. Together, people are creating a new ritual for our annual calendar. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season: a reminder of the “reason for the season.” On this #GivingTuesday, consider making a donation to CLB. With your support, we will continue to grow our…

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December 2017

Family Holiday Party

Free

For questions and to RSVP, contact Patti Lyman at plyman@clb.org.

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Bridge to Work Program

Free

Bridge to Work is a training and employment program for wounded warriors, veterans, service-disabled veterans and returning warriors who are legally blind in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan region. If interested, please register here. For more information, please contact Darren Moore at dmoore@clb.org or 240-737-5136.

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