Bluegrass Council of the Blind, Inc.
October 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
  • Manila file folders
  • Desktop scanner
  • 2 door locking cabinet for assistive technology
  • Refrigerator
Support BCB With a T-shirt Purchase!
T-shirts are available with an $8 donation (if you're a member) or $10 for nonmembers. Pay online at our website (and write your size in the comment box), come to the office, or mail a check. 
Recent Donors!
  • Joe Graviss, McDonald's
  • Judy Potter
  • Don Ament
  • Coetta Combs
We're halfway through Blindness and Visual Impairment Awareness Month! 
We still have some great events coming up to celebrate!
Food Trucks for a Cause 
Friday, October 17, 2014
11am - 1pm
2 locations!
Hamburg: 1837 Plaudit Pl Lexington 40509
Beaumont: 921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy Ste 150 Lexington 40513
BCB is the featured nonprofit for Food Trucks for a Cause! This event is held at the Beaumont and Hamburg Liquor Barn locations in the parking lot. Come eat some great food to benefit BCB! We receive 10% of the sales. 
The President of the BCB board, Ty Thompson, will be handing out information at the Beaumont location from 11:30 - 12:30. Ty will happy to speak with anyone about the services BCB offers!
McDowell Center Open House 
The McDowell Center Open House is on Wednesday, October 22nd from 10am - 2pm at 8412 Westport Rd. in Louisville. There will be low vision equipment to try, guide dog teams, information about white canes and bioptic driving, and Braille demos. All ages are welcome and parking is free.
BCB Executive Director, Theresa Thomas,will be staffing a booth and speaking to the McDowell Center consumers before the Open House begins. 
Visually Impaired Peer Support Group Meeting 
Music Therapy
We're very excited to welcome Austin Robinson, MT-BC, from Edge Music Therapy to our VIPS group meeting on Wednesday October 22nd. The meeting will include lunch from noon - 1 and the presentation on Music Therapy from 1 - 2. 
An RSVP is required, please call 859-259-1834 or email
October/November Calendar 
10/22 (Wednesday) - VIPS Meeting from noon - 2pm - Presentation by Austin Robinson, Board Certified Music Therapist
10/28 (Tuesday) - DATA Training from 5pm - 6pm, RSVP required
11/7 (Friday) - DATA Training from 10am - 11am, RSVP required
11/19 (Wednesday) - VIPS Group Meeting - Dine out at First Watch from 11am - 1pm. 1080 South Broadway (Across from BCB office). Everyone is responsible for their own meal. 
Full calendar at

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