Utah Council Of the Blind -Events Calendar

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Taxi Coupon Program
Driver/Guide Program
Assistive Technology Grants
Personal Braille Program
Reader Program
Ceramics Class
Teacher/Trainer Teams
Presentation Committee
Braille Instruction
UCB Videos
Apps for the Blind
The DSBVI building in Salt Lake City

June

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

June Ceramics Class Schedule

This class is open to any blind or visually impaired person in the state of Utah and is currently being held on Wednesdays at the Utah State Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City, in room 301 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Classes are available 40 weeks of the year.

Deafblind Awareness Week

June 24th - 30th

The Deafblind Advocacy of Utah (DBAU) and Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) have worked together to make the last week in June dedicated to the celebration of Deafblind Awareness Week (DBAW). This week is significant as it coincides with Helen Keller's birthday on June 27th. Just this week, a DBAW declaration was approved by Governor Herbert. Please join us on June 24th - 30th to celebrate achievements of individuals who are Deafblind, and to increase public awareness of combined vision and hearing loss.

If you have any questions about the event listed please contact Danielle Nay either by email: dnay@utah.gov or by phone: 801-323-4358.

The meeting of the Board of Directors June 25, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



July

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

There will be no Ceramic Classes on July 4, and July 11 *** Classes will resume on July 18


Reservations Due for The Trip To Crystal Hot springs must be in by July 7

You can call the Utah Connection/Message Box: (801) 299-0670 or (800) 273-4569 to make reservations or come to the DSBVI on Wednesdays and talk with Donni.

Trip To Crystal Hot Springs

July 14th Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCB will join the OAB for a trip to Crystal Hot Springs. We must receive reservations by July 7 so that we will know how many people need the Ride as well as how many people will be at Crystal Hot Springs. We will be at the springs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. There are two transportation options which are:

Per person costs are as follows:

What to bring with you: money for swimming and snacks (there may be a snack bar), swim suit, towel, sun screen, and folding chair or camp stool (if desired). REMEMBER: reservations must be made by Saturday, July 7. Leave your information on the Utah Connection or call TerriLynne Pomeroy at 801-299:8522.

For Users of Dog Guides -Greatest Paws on Earth

July 19 via phone conference call

Greatest Paws on Earth is an independent group of people interested in guide dogs and issues concerning them. They meet each month on the 3rd Thursday via conference call to talk about a different topic in which dog guide users may be interested. Our next meeting will be on July 19. The call-in number is 800-835-8395, access code 1623768. For more information on the organization contact its president, Sandy England, at syeangel@comcast.net

We will have our call in July 19 at 7:00pm, (mountain Time).

The meeting of the Board of Directors July 23, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



August

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

For Users of Dog Guides -Greatest Paws on Earth

August 16 via phone conference call

Greatest Paws on Earth is an independent group of people interested in guide dogs and issues concerning them. They meet each month on the 3rd Thursday via conference call to talk about a different topic in which dog guide users may be interested. Our next meeting will be on August 16. The call-in number is 800-835-8395, access code 1623768. For more information on the organization contact its president, Sandy England, at syeangel@comcast.net

We will have our call in August 16 at 7:00pm, (mountain Time).

The meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, August 27, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



September

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

UCB Annual Business Meeting

Saturday, September 15, 2018.

The Annual Business Meeting of the Utah Council of the Blind will be held at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Salt Lake City, UT at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Reservations are required so that we can have enough food for everyone. Please call the Utah Connection or email ucb.board@gmail.com with your name, the names of others in your party, and your telephone number no later than Monday, September 10th. When you make your reservation, please indicate whether or not each person in your party is a member of the UCB, whether you use large print or braille, any dietary restrictions you or a member of your party may have, and if you will need a listening device or any other accommodation.

Membership Verification: In order to vote at the annual business meeting a member's dues for 2018 must be paid no later than September 8, 2018. If you have any questions about your membership status, please contact our Membership Chair, Aunilie Hathaway at (801) 244-5505 or via e-mail at ucb.board@gmail.com.

For Users of Dog Guides -Greatest Paws on Earth

September 20 via phone conference call

Greatest Paws on Earth is an independent group of people interested in guide dogs and issues concerning them. They meet each month on the 3rd Thursday via conference call to talk about a different topic in which dog guide users may be interested. Our next meeting will be on September 20. The call-in number is 800-835-8395, access code 1623768. For more information on the organization contact its president, Sandy England, at syeangel@comcast.net

We will have our call in September 20 at 7:00pm, (mountain Time).

The meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, September 24, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



October

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

For Users of Dog Guides -Greatest Paws on Earth

October 18 via phone conference call

Greatest Paws on Earth is an independent group of people interested in guide dogs and issues concerning them. They meet each month on the 3rd Thursday via conference call to talk about a different topic in which dog guide users may be interested. Our next meeting will be on October 18. The call-in number is 800-835-8395, access code 1623768. For more information on the organization contact its president, Sandy England, at syeangel@comcast.net

We will have our call in October 18 at 7:00pm, (mountain Time).

The meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, October 22, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



November

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

The meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, November 26, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.



December

UCB Office Open on Wednesdays

We are open on Wednesdays at the DSBVI in Salt Lake City. If you need to check to be certain someone is there before you make your travel plans, please call 801-520-3766 and speak with Donni. She can sell you cab coupons, the UCB t-shirts and the braille measuring spoons and cups. There are also the famous small hammers with screw drivers packed in the handle. You can pay your membership at the office and make reservations for the activities. These purchases can also be made by calling Anna at 801-654-3772 to pay by credit card.

The meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, December 24, 2018

All members are encouraged to participate.

The meetings are at 3:45 p.m. at Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 250 N 1950 W, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

The Board Meeting will be on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 3:45-6:00pm -DSBVI in the Executive Conference Room.






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