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      Cedar Rapids Vision Loss Resource Fair is June 2, 2016!

      An accessible technology vendor demonstrates his wares to visitors at the Des Moines Vision Loss Resource Fair in 2015.The Cedar Rapids Public Library will be the site of IDB's next vision loss resource fair from noon to 2 pm on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Learn about ways to live independently for the blind and visually impaired.
      Get all the details and download the flyer.

      Looking back while moving forward

      An Orientation Center student explores the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines on her final travel assignment.A message from Iowa Department for the Blind Director Richard Sorey:

      This is an excellent opportunity for us to look back on what the IDB has achieved during the last four years as a result of your hard work.

      You developed a Mission, Vision, Culture and values that accurately reflect what the IDB is all about, which is providing outstanding service to blind Iowans to help them achieve gainful employment and live independently. You developed new ideas for working together as a team and while we have room to grow, significant progress has been achieved. The Communications Committee played a major part in this process and the work is something to be proud of.

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