Peer Group Every Tuesday!3459 Depew Avenue in Port Charlotteis the meeting place!Learn about mobility, home safety, visual aids, and much more; plus “have some fun” at the same time! Call or stop by for information! “Independent Life Style.”
Charlotte State Bank & Trust is the bank to count on for friendly, hometown service!
All Proceeds benefit theVisually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County!
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Our MissionThe “mission” of our center is to “educate” the “visually impaired” to regain control of life that severe “loss of vision” seems to take away.
‘Autumn Nights’ Fundraiser Seeks Sponsors, DonationsPort Charlotte, Fla., April 30, 2014 – Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County and HearingImpaired Persons of Charlotte County have teamed up once again for the second annual “AutumnNights” dinner-dance, set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club.Organizers are seeking donations and sponsorships for the event, as well as raffle prizes and silent/liveauction items. Visually Impaired Persons and Hearing Impaired Persons are nonprofit service andresource centers dedicated to helping Charlotte County residents with vision and hearing loss.Both are 501 (c) 3 organizations.All donations are tax deductible, and all business sponsors will be recognized in promotional material,inthe event program, and during the event.Sponsorship levels and additional information may be obtaining by contactingSherry A. Mearns,executive director of Visually Impaired Persons, at (941) 625-8501,or Kim Gaut, executive director ofHearing Impaired Persons, at (941) 743-8347.Tickets to “Autumn Nights” are $50 each.(Twenty-five dollars of the ticket price may be used as a charitable deduction.)Giveaways from sponsors promoting their businesses will be used in gift bags at each place setting.In addition to silent and live auctions, there will be a drawing for a 46-inch flat-screen TV, donated byStephen Cors of “The Seeing Eye,” the oldest existing guide dog school in the world.Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County is located at 3459 Depew Avenue in Port Charlotte.Information may be obtaining by calling (941) 625-8501 or visiting the website at www.vipofcc.com.Hearing Impaired Persons has offices at 21450 Gibralter Drive, Suite 8, in Port Charlotte and 25250Sandhill Blvd. in Deep Creek. Information may be obtained by calling (941) 743-8347.
For those of you who have asked:Braille Bibles for the Blindcourtesy of biblesfortheblind.orgLarge Print Bible “online”courtesy of largeprint-bible.comLarge Print King James Bible for modest donationcourtesy of braillebibles.orgIn addition, the Library of Congress has multiple versions of the Bible “online” that can be enlarged for easy reading. Click Here to visit. There are many books online at the World Digital Library. You will find them at wdl.org
The Charlotte County Chamber will hold a ribbon cutting and open house for the"new and improved"Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County!Join us for Giveaways, Food, and Drinks! The public is invited from 5pm until 7pm
Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County will hold an Open House and Ribbon Cutting (5:15 p.m.) Wednesday, August 6th