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
Come see our new
how we are making a difference
in Charlotte County
Providing “integrated services” and “training” for consumers who are coping with “impaired
vision” and wish to lead an “independent life style.”
Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County
3459 Depew Avenue
Port Charlotte, Florida 33952
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday
8:30am until 4:30pm
Stop by soon!
Peer Group Every Tuesday!
3459 Depew Avenue in Port Charlotte
is 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!
Coming February, 2015
Our 2nd annual
All Proceeds benefit the
Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County!
The “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, Donations
Port Charlotte, Fla., April 30, 2014 – Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County and Hearing
Impaired Persons of Charlotte County have teamed up once again for the second annual “Autumn
Nights” 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/live
auction items. Visually Impaired Persons and Hearing Impaired Persons are nonprofit service and
resource 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 contacting
Sherry 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 by
Stephen 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 25250
Sandhill Blvd. in Deep Creek. Information may be obtained by calling (941) 743-8347.
For those of you who have asked:
Braille Bibles for the Blind
courtesy of biblesfortheblind.org
Large Print Bible “online”
courtesy of largeprint-bible.com
Large Print King James Bible for modest donation
courtesy of braillebibles.org
In 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
Wayne Sallade speaks to the
VIP Peer Group - July 22nd, 2014.
See and hear the presentation
If you suffer from visual
impairment, it is important
that you register with
Click For Directions
Sign Up for Ongoing Classes!
Braille Class, Home Safety, Mobility Orientation,
Computer Training, Visual Aids Instruction, and
Click Here to sign up.
Class schedules to be determined based on need and convenience