Happenings at CLB

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Advanced Coverage in The Washington Post about New Technology

The Washington Post reporter, Paul Duggan, visited Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind to learn firsthand about the new travel technology. To read the story, please visit, http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/for-blind-riders-on-metrorail-a-new-web-site-and-phone-app-are-designed-to-lead-the-way/2014/11/04/6a65c33c-644f-11e4-bb14-4cfea1e742d5_story.html.

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Grainger Foundation Grant for Camp Lighthouse

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind is pleased to announce the receipt of a $10,000 donation from the Grainger Foundation in support of CLB’s 55th Annual Camp Lighthouse. This donation was recommended by Adrienne Beaudoin, Market Manager of the Lanham Branch, as part of the Engage Your Community Program. Ms. Beaudoin…

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Digital Data Scan Employment Training Course

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind is seeking participants for a 2 week Digital Data Scan employment training course, beginning on Monday June 9, designed for adults who are blind or visually impaired AND/OR a veteran living in Alexandria, VA or Montgomery County. DDS Training Details: 2 weeks of training Monday…

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Ray Raysor – Radio Host

Ray Raysor – Host of Sight n’ Vision Radio Ray Raysor hosts the Sight n’ Vision Radio Talk Show which airs every Friday at 11:30 am on WOL 1450 AM. The show is recorded in Silver Spring, MD and streams online worldwide. The talk show was launched in September 2012…

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Never Be Discouraged

Never Be Discouraged by Alice Crespo Alice Crespo, a native of New York, lost her sight as an infant and endured a difficult childhood and tells her story in her new book, “Never Be Discouraged” (ISBN# 9781462407828). This book is not entirely an autobiography, but also, it is a collection of…

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Spanish Support Group

One of CLB’s orientation and mobility specialists, Rachael Kelly, noticed the pattern between isolation created by vision loss being exacerbated by the addition of language barriers of those who do not communicate fluently in English. Since there are currently no support groups for Spanish speaking clients who are visually impaired,…

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