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The DeafBlind Retreat

The Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind is hosting The DeafBlind Retreat in Seattle Sunday, August 23 – Saturday, August 29, 2015 There are 3 choices, the full week, 1st half, or 2nd half. The deadline to apply is March 13, 2015, all 2015 DeafBlind Retreat Applications must be emailed to…

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NFB Bell Program

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) program provides children, ages four through twelve, with two weeks of concentrated Braille instruction through fun, hands-on learning. This program is for all blind children who could benefit from Braille enrichment over the summer. This includes low vision children, children who…

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Beep Ball – Verizon Pioneers

A child hitting a beepball off of a tee

Do you like baseball? Well here is your chance to become part of a team, make some new friends, and have fun! Come join the Northern Virginia Pioneer Beep Ball League. Beep Ball is played similar to the game of baseball, consisting of two teams of players. However, the ball…

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Maryland Youth Leadership Forum

Independence Now Hosts Maryland Youth Leadership Forum June 25 – 27, 2015 Towson University Open to high school students with ANY type of disability in their last two years of high school or graduating in the Spring of 2015. Approximately 30 high school students with disabilities will be selected. Delegate…

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Camp Lighthouse 2015

Camp Lighthouse 2015 will be held Monday June, 22 – Friday, June 26 at the YMCA of Silver Spring. This day camp is free to children who are blind or visually impaired between the ages of 6 and 12. Space is limited so contact Jennifer Miller Themistokleous at…

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MWE Nationals Fundraiser

Nationals vs. Cubs logos

Support the Metropolitan Washington Ear by purchasing tickets to the Washington Nationals – Chicago Cubs game at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday June 7th. Seats are located undercover in the right field Section 140 and are $33 each. Reservations will be accepted until May 1st. To have your purchase benefit MWE,…

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DeafBlind Camp of Maryland 2015

The DeafBlind Camp of Maryland was established in 1998 by Deaf Interfaith to provide a safe, fun, barrier-free week for persons who have a significant hearing and vision loss. The camp has grown from six campers the first year to over forty campers currently. Campers have varying degrees of hearing…

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May Picture This – Art Tours for the Visually Impaired

Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision or Who Are Blind at the National Gallery of Art Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. The tours take place on the fourth Wednesday and fourth Saturday of every month. Tours meet at 1:00 pm…

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3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic

Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic Friday, May 1, 2015 6:00 – 10:00 pm Lakewood Country Club 13901 Glen Mill Road Rockville, MD 20850 This special evening will begin with a golf clinic for novice golfers who are blind or visually impaired. The clinic will be led by…

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3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                                                Contact: Jocelyn Hunter Director of Communications (202) 454-6422, office Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts 3rd Annual “Shot in the Dark” Dinner and Golf Classic WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2015 1:00 PM – Pro-Am featuring world-renowned champion golfers who are blind and…

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