Wyoming Council of the Blind
2015 State Convention
June 19-20,  Casper, Wyoming

*Solutions for Daily Living*

Friday, June 19

1:00 PM  Convention Opening

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Invocation – Pastor Mike Struck
  • Welcome – Tom Lealos, WyCB President

1:30 PM  “Fire Risks for the Blind or Visually Impaired”
                Ryan Neff, Casper Fire Dept.                            

2:15 PM  “To Drive or Not To Drive”
                John Hatcher, Casper Police Dept.

3:00 PM  Break

3:15 PM  Annual Membership Meeting

5:00 PM  Social Adjustment     

5:30 PM  Banquet and Auction

Saturday, June 20

9:00 AM  Welcome and Housekeeping

9:05 AM  “News from ACB” – Allan Peterson, Liason

9:30 AM  “Nutrition and Eye Health” –
                Kira Johnson, Rocky Mt. Wellness Ctr.

10:30 AM  Break

10:45 AM  “What a Cane Can Do for You”
                 Laura Townsend, Vision Outreach Svcs.           

12:00 PM  Lunch and Awards

1:00 PM  “Reading Books...…Differently”
               Nicholle Gerharter, Natrona Co. Library

2:00 PM  Break       

2:15 PM  Did You know About…?   

  • “Tips for Daily Tasks”
  • “Script Talk”
  • “DVS – Descriptive Video”
  • “E.A.R.S. for Eyes”
  • “Insights Into Low Vision”

3:30 PM  “Considerations When Choosing a Guide Dog”
               Dr. Cheryl Godley       

4:30 PM  Drawing for the Snow, electronic hand-held
               video magnifier

4:45 PM  Closing Comments and Adjourn

We hope you enjoyed the 2014 convention
and gained some valuable information.
We look forward to seeing you again
At this year’s rendezvous.
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