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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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Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

The Maryland State Department of Education and The Maryland School for the Blind will be hosting the Maryland 2015 Regional Braille Challenge on Saturday, February 7, 2015 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (lunch will be provided) 3501 Taylor Avenue Baltimore, MD 21236 FREE Open to children grades PreK – 12…

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Black And White Cane Affair

Join the National Harbor Chapter in Celebrating it’s 5th Anniversary! Guest Speaker Newly Elected President Mark Riccobono Saturday, January 24, 2015 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9619 6527 Suitland Road Morningside, MD 20746 5-9 PM Donation: $40 Includes dinner, auctions, door prizes, raffles, dancing, and a real good time For…

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NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo

CLB is pleased to bring our Mobile Eye Care unit to NBC4’s Health & Fitness Expo! It will be held at the Convention Center on Saturday January 10th & Sunday January 11th. CLB will be handing out information to anyone who stops by and will be offering free eye screenings…

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Spanish Support Group – December

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to…

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Getting Back Out There After Vision Loss

A woman who is visually impaired shaking the hand of her interviewer

by Danyel Goldsmith Ask anyone who knew me before this thing called blindness and some of the adjectives they would use include fun, fearless, fiercely independent, confident, goofy, silly, well-traveled, and someone who has a never-ending bucket list. Professionally, those same people would say successful, ambitious, driven and workaholic. I…

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CLB’s Holiday Affair

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Join CLB’s Circle of Friends for the 2014 Holiday Affair This year’s celebration will be held on Monday, December 15 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Archdioceses Center on 7202 Landover Hills, MD. It is open to those with vision loss who are 55+ though RSVP’s are required due to a limited…

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Children’s Holiday Party

The annual Children’s Holiday Party is on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Mt. Airy Baptist Church. Santa may make an appearance! Please contact jmiller@clb.org if you would like to attend.

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Giving Tuesday

An image of a pair of hands holding a sign promoting Giving Tuesday

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has joined #GivingTuesday, a movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give. It culminates with a global day of giving on December 2, 2014 that coincides with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. This effort harnesses the collective power of…

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Spanish Support Group – November

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to…

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