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      It’s that time of year again for the annual VIBES/Delta Gamma Holiday Party! We are doing things a little bit differently this year though. Delta Gamma is welcoming all VIBES members and their families to the DG house for snacks, games, caroling, and more. We are doing a potluck of finger foods and desserts, so bring your favorite … Continue reading


     The TNABA, Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes, will be hosting a Community Day from 10:00 until 2:00 on Saturday, December 5th. The Knoxville location will be announced soon.      This free outreach event, hosted by TNABA, will offer us a chance to learn about a variety of adapted sports and recreational activities in which we can directly … Continue reading


    Braille Bug is a site for young Braille readers within the site.     The highlights are a book club, a section on games and secret messages, and number and math games. The teachers and parents section tells how to print out Braille activities on a Braille embosser or to use with a Braille display. The activities here look … Continue reading


  Just in time for holiday gifts– we have some great items available, each displaying the VIBES logo as shown below. You can choose from golf towels (also handy for wiping a sweaty brow while bicycling), absorbent car cup holder coasters, and VIBES window stickers. These will soon be available on our web site . You can currently email Sue with your orders.   … Continue reading


    I first became acquainted with Club VIBES in 2009 and volunteered with them for 2 years until I left for Optometry School. I have recently returned and am excited to re-establish my involvement with Club VIBES      I grew up in Pine Mountain, Georgia in a family of 5 who are now spread around the country. I … Continue reading


    The girls of Delta Gama hosted members of the young professional/college group on Oct 12 at the Delta Gamma Sorority House.     The VIBES members and the Delta Gamma members had a chance to “hang out”,  get to know each other and share college experiences. The VIBES members shared how they lost their vision and talked about how they … Continue reading

VIBES MEMBERS PARTICIPATE IN TURNING LEAF       McKenzie Ayers, Allison Alexander and Sue were the three stokers riding in the Turning Leaf Tour on a very cold morning. We started out in a crisp 38 degrees but by the end of the 32 mile route we were all warmed up.     Turning Leaf group photo     … Continue reading

Kathy Nimmer – When Believing Makes All the Difference

Kathy Nimmer article

I recently ran across the following article from Kathy Nimmer, Indiana’s teacher of the year for 2015 and one of the four finalists for national teacher of the year. Her message is universal but especially appropriate for anyone who is blind or visually impaired and their parents and teachers. by Kathy Nimmer One of the scariest moments in training with … Continue reading

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