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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 DBRetreat@Seattlelh.org…

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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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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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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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3rd Annual 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 two National Blind Golf Champions, Bruce Hooper and…

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Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

Eat Wings. Raise funds for CLB On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 beginning at noon, the Buffalo Wild Wings in Ballston will donate 10% of all pre-taxed sales (less promotional discounts) from any guest that presents the fundraising ticket below to Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind! Together we can make a positive…

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Teen Group – PG & Montgomery Counties

CLB’s Teen Support Group meets the 2nd Saturday of each month and are open to teenagers ages 13-18 who are blind or visually impaired. Meetings are held at CLB’s Silver Spring office at 8720 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Please contact Jennifer Miller for more information…

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Maryland School for the Blind Regional Parent Conference

Presented by The Maryland School for the Blind and Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Saturday, March 7, 2015 8:30 am – 3:00 pm FREE Sheraton Silver Spring 8777 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910 Audiences who would benefit: parents, TVIs, Special Educators, Teachers, and Paraeducators Lunch is Included! Topics Include:…

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Radio Interview on Shot in the Dark

  Radio interview with Matt Adams of XM Radio’s Fairways of Life and CLB’s President & CEO Tony Cancelosi on the 3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic     … Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.XM Radio Interview on Shot in the DarkThe audio…

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DC/MD AER Annual Meeting and Conference

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Columbus Gardens 4301 Klosterman Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21236 Registration Fee – $85 for AER members, $125 for non-members (no charge cards) We are anticipating 6 hours of ACVREP credit! General Sessions: Living with AMD – Jim Hindman, Founder of Jiffy Lube…

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