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April 2017

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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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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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

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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March 2018

NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s Mobile Eye Care Unit will be stationed at Booth 9141 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Come visit us and get your free eye screening!

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Beyond Sight

Free

This spring, CLB will host our annual art exhibition at Busboys and Poets (14th and V Streets, NW, DC). This exhibit will feature works by five local artists experiencing vision loss. The opening reception will take place on the evening of Wednesday, March 14th. Event is free and open to the public! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served. To RSVP, email eknipp@clb.org. For sponsorship opportunities, email cmiller@clb.org. Sponsored by The Abramson Family, Merrill Lynch and PNC.

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National Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic

On May 21st, 2018, CLB will host its National 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 Noon Shotgun start • The opportunity to play with a US Blind Golf champion • Entertaining on-course challenges • A clinic, led by professional blind golfers, for novice golfers with vision loss Enjoy…

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