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Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired invites clients and their families to an Autumn Harvest Barbeque on Saturday, October 21, 2023, noon to 3:00 p.m. Atherton Park, 1978 Quail Lakes Drive, Stockton will serve as the venue for this event courtesy of a Community Grant from San Joaquin Community Foundation.
Join the festivities--fun, games, costume contest, and more--as we promote solidarity and healing for pandemic recovery. Please bring your own chairs.
You MUST R.S.V.P. by October 13, 2023 to Audrey by phone at (209) 466-3836 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. No exceptions, please!
CCBVI will offer an alternate venue--and notify those who R.S.V.P. by October 13--in the event of inclement weather.
Happy Autumn! See you on October 21.
Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CCBVI) is teaming with Quick Quack Car Wash Stockton Trinity for the best fundraiser of the year! Bring the flyer (paper or digital) to Quick Quack Car Wash, 5112 Scott Creek Drive, Stockton, on August 19, 2023, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to benefit CCBVI. Quick Quack Car Wash will donate only those car wash purchases accompanied by the flyer.
The CCBVI board of directors invites you to attend the annual board meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at noon, in-person at CCBVI and via Uberconference. A brief presentation will highlight activities, accomplishments, and services provided during the past year. Additionally, the board will share information on goals and objectives for the upcoming year. After the presentation, community comments will follow for approximately thirty (30) minutes. Individuals are invited to speak for up to two (2) minutes.
Thank you. We look forward to your participation.
CCBVI Annual Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 23, 2023, Noon
In-person: 2453 Grand Canal Boulevard, Suite 5, Stockton, California
Uberconference: (209) 255-2399
Please join Shauna Jatho, R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Nurse Educator, Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a hybrid (in-person at CCBVI and remote) Non-24 educational presentation on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 10:30 a.m. The event will take place live at CCBVI, 2453 Grand Canal Boulevard, Suite 5, Stockton, and via Uberconference.
Please R.S.V.P. to Audrey Tan by e-mail (email@example.com) or telephone (209.466.3836) by 3:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2023 if you plan to attend in-person.
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OrCam and Sterling Adaptives are excited to be partnering to offer a free demonstration on OrCam devices. OrCam Read and OrCam MyEye help users live independently by assisting with reading, facial recognition, product identification and more.
Join us on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 2453 Grand Canal Boulevard, Suite 5, Stockton, California, to learn about the solutions OrCam has available for those with low vision or reading difficulties. After a live demo of OrCam devices, attendees can experience the products hands-on. OrCam experts will be on-site to answer questions and help you decide if the devices are right for you or a loved one.
Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired has provided programs and services since 1949 to residents of San Joaquin County who are blind or visually impaired.
Location: 2453 Grand Canal Boulevard, Suite 5, Stockton, California 95207-8259
When: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
How To Register
Phone: (415) 878-2922, extension 106
Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CCBVI) will host Tacos and Tequila to benefit the Ron Valverde Scholarship on Friday, April 14, 2023. Church of the Presentation, 1515 West Benjamin Holt Drive, Stockton, will serve as the venue for this event to raise revenue to support scholarships for youth who are blind or visually impaired. The agency is the only one in San Joaquin County that offers specialized services that provide the tools to empower and inspire people who are blind or have low vision to achieve their full potential.
Tacos and Tequila remembers Ron Valverde. Ron's selfless service with Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired spanned more than five decades. He did it all: board member, volunteer, staff member, friend. He touched more lives than anyone can count. Ron lives in everyone's heart.
Tickets cost $45.00 per person and include:
For more information, or to order tickets by phone, contact Sarah at (209) 466-3836, extension 7, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Order tickets online at https://ticketstripe.com/TacosandTequila
Share the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/986143376126324/
Contact: Maximilian Cao
Effective Sunday, January 22, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is continuing its commitment to restoring service to many of its routes and extending service hours for more convenient connections with other routes.
“The restoration and extension of services are an important step forward as we strive to rebuild a reliable and efficient transit system for our customers in a post-pandemic environment,” said RTD CEO Alex Clifford. “RTD remains committed to ensuring equitable access to public transit, providing quality service, and addressing the needs of our community.”
Notable improvements are as follows:
A complete list of service changes is available at sjRTD.com/service-changes.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is the regional transit provider for San Joaquin County. RTD’s mission is to provide a safe, reliable, and efficient transportation system for the region. For more information visit sjRTD.com, follow RTD on Facebook and Twitter, or call (209) 943-1111.
The Biden-Harris Administration has launched a new initiative to expand the availability of at-home tests that are more accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. The tests work with a compatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and a free app to provide users with audible instructions and audible test results. Read more about the tests.
How to get the tests:
Order online or by calling 1-800-232-0233.
Because supplies are limited, please order the more accessible tests only if you do not have options for using the standard tests. If you have someone you trust who can help you administer the test and interpret results (in person, or through a video platform like FaceTime or Zoom), or can use assistive technology (such as AIRA or Be My Eyes), please order the standard tests.
This initiative complements the Administration’s efforts to expand production of more accessible tests and work with private sector partners on the development of new accessible tests.
Need more assistance?
The trained staff at the Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) can provide additional assistance with:
Call 888-677-1199 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern) or email DIAL@usaginganddisability.org.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) in partnership with Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) will provide complimentary transit for all 7th – 12th grade SUSD students beginning Wednesday, June 1 just in time for summer school. Students can ride RTD buses at no cost by simply showing their valid student ID to the bus operator and hop aboard.
Beyond trips to school, students can travel to after-school programs, community centers, libraries, summer jobs, and more. Complementary trips are valid within the Stockton Metropolitan area all year round and does not include RTD Van Go! and Commuter services.
“As an agency, RTD is focused on providing equitable access to transportation for all,” said RTD CEO Alex Clifford. “Transportation should not be a barrier to education. As gas prices continue to soar, this is a timely partnership. Not only does this program helps students gain access to transportation, but it will also help our continued efforts in reducing greenhouse gases and carbon footprint from single occupancy vehicles.”
Parents and students can learn more at www.sjRTD.com/SUSD.