Bluegrass Council of the Blind, Inc.
November 2014
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In-Kind Needs
  • Assistive technology for those with low vision
  • Envelopes (all sizes)
  • Printer paper
  • Cases of water
  • Coffee or K-Cups
  • Refrigerator
2014/2015 Holiday Hours
BCB will be closed on the following days:
  • November 27th
  • November 28th
  • December 24th
  • December 25th
  • December 26th
  • January 1st
  • January 2nd
Amazon Smile! 
Give back to BCB today, on Cyber Monday, and throughout the holiday season! Amazon Smile is an online giving program that donates to BCB when you make a purchase. The website layout is the same, you just start at and .5% of eligible purchases are donated to BCB! 
Questions about the program or signing up? Call the BCB office at 859-259-1834 or email
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Membership Meeting - Holiday Party 
You are cordially invited to attend the Quarterly Membership Meeting
And Holiday Social Of Bluegrass Council of the Blind On
Sunday, December 7, 2014 Time 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Where Independence Place Meeting Room
1093 S Broadway, Suite 1220
(Next Door to BCB Office)
RSVP 859-259-1834 or
The business meeting will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m.
and will include elections and voting on bylaws. Please be on time.  
This will be followed by refreshments, social time, and an optional gift exchange.     
Please bring a wrapped gift (suggested $10 value) if you wish to play Dirty Santa!
Hope you will join us for an afternoon of fun, delicious snacks,
important decision-making, and good cheer!
Goodbye to Wolf! 
Over the past few years, the Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) has placed volunteers with BCB to assist with daily tasks and to provide on-the-job training for their volunteers. BCB was fortunate to have Mr. Wolf Griffey with us for nearly four years, providing office assistance and greeting our guests and consumers when they visit or call our offices. Wolf is at the end of his time with this program and has decided to take this last month to focus on finding a permanent position. As he moves on to new endeavors, we wish him well and would like to thank him for his membership and dedication to BCB. 
Thank You Visually Impaired Preschool Services!  
2 door locking cabinetsBCB wants to give a warm thank you to VIPS for donating 2-door locking cabinets to us for our assistive technology! It has been on our wish list for months and we are so appreciative to them! They also donated some chairs to replace our worn ones! 
We wish them well in their move to the University of Kentucky!
December Calendar
12/7 (Sunday) - Quarterly Membership Meeting - Holiday Party from 3pm to 6pm at Independence Place - 1093 S Broadway. 
January Calendar
1/28 (Sunday) - Visually Impaired Peer Support Group Meeting - Barbara Penegor from Kentucky Talking Book Library will be joining us! Lunch will be from noon - 1 and Barbara will speak from 1 - 2.
Full calendar at
Please RSVP for any event you plan to attend.
Thank you November Donors!
Elizabeth Ament-Fred Ament-Ruth Ament-Susan Ament-Fred Ament III-Linda Baker-Charleston Brooks-Charles Christmyer-Karen Cross-Randall Deaton and Shelagh Cassidy-Tom Dixon-Sara and Gary Faulkner-Chelsey Keesy-Gary and Peggy Knack-Paul Knott-Bob McCray-Linda Owens-Karen Pickard-Judy Potter-  Claudette Powell-Thelma Reed-Mary Renaud-Adam and Carla Ruschival-Rick and Jill Sawyer-Brenda Schanding-Paul Scott-Charles Sidney-Belinda Stewart-Linda Sutherland-Andrew Thomas-Theresa and Michael Thomas-Ann and Tommy Thompson-Ty, Jan, and Alex Thompson-Jeanne VanArsdall-Paula and Paul Wiese-    Computers Plus Repair-GoodShop-Lexington Kiwanis Club-Gold Star Chil- Logan's Roadhouse

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