Mark your calendar as the Wine Tasting event at Pero’s on the Hill has an official date, Monday night May 18th. This event has a limited number of tickets available and sells out quickly so plan on purchasing your ticket in late April or early May. We will post more details on the calendar as the event date gets closer.
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By popular demand, Club VIBES is again going to have a spring flower sale offering flowering baskets and giant potted or hanging ferns. Orders will be delivered before Mother’s Day. Keep an eye out for further details.
East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) Announces New Scholarship Opportunity to Benefit Visually Impaired Students in Tennessee The Debbie Van Cleave Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Debbie Van Cleave, an East Tennessee award-winning artist whose talent in pottery was not diminished by the fact that she was blind. The scholarship is intended to benefit legally blind students pursuing higher education.
The Peer Tutor session for the Bearden High School students went great yesterday. The Peer Tutor group from Bearden High School made a field trip to see the Club VIBES Club House. John and Sue covered things with them about how important the students’ jobs are in assisting as peer tutors in the schooling times of disabled youth and friends. Students also learned of other
The Cycling for Sight teams have completed their ride in California and are back in Knoxville. Here is a first hand report from Sue Buckley. Our West Coast trip was a dream… Twelve Club VIBES Tandem Team Crew members traveled out to San Diego for the 10th annual Blind Stoker Club fundraising event in support of the San Diego Center
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Club VIBES would like you to be aware of this wonderful resource…AFB Launches CareerConnect iOS App to Aid Blind Jobseekers CareerConnect is a free mobile app the American Foundation for the Blind developed to help blind and visually impaired persons explore its CareerConnect online resource center. The AFB CareerConnect site provides information on career exploration, job seeking skills, transitioning from
We extend our thanks to all who supported our fundraising efforts by buying Belk coupons, flowers, Bruster’s coupon books, and attending our events at Jason’s Deli, Sonic, and Gattis. We also sincerely thank all you who made private donations. Because of all of your support, we achieved our goal in raising funds for the California Cycling For Sight trip. We
John and Sue Buckley will be attending the American Council of the Blind Conference in Las Vegas in July. In addition to ACB, John is a member (and treasurer) of American Alliance of Blind Teachers and Sue is a member of Blind Information Technology Services. By participating in these organizations they are able to provide input and keep up to
CLUB VIBES TEAMS RIDE IN NASHVILLE Reported by Marian Wildgruber On Saturday, June 21, four Club VIBES tandem teams rode in the 19th Annual Harpeth River Ride outside of Nashville. The Harpeth Bicycle Club is very active in the adaptive athlete and Wounded Warrior programs. Our teams joined dozens of other adaptive athletes following special guest Levi Leipheimer, pro cyclist, leading off the ride to the cheers