[Colorado-talk] Save the Date! June 9 CCB Louis Braille Bicentennial Celebration

Lorinda Riddle lriddle at cocenter.org
Fri May 8 18:31:20 UTC 2009






WHEN:          June 9, 2009 


WHERE:        The Colorado Center for the Blind (CCB)


TIME:            Program starts at 9:00 a.m. followed by Braille Carnival
games, Braille cookies, and sale of Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar
issued by the U.S. Mint


WHAT:         CCB and the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado
invite you to join them as they celebrate the 200th Birthday of Louis
Braille, creator of the primary system of reading and writing used by people
who are blind. 


WHY:             To announce CCB's new year-round Youth Education Program
with a focus on improving literacy for blind children in Colorado and to
recognize the critical role Braille plays in the independence, freedom, and
success of the blind.


For more information, contact Brent Batron, Youth Services Coordinator at
303-778-1130, extension 222 or email bbatron at cocenter.org or Lorinda Riddle
at extension 236 or email lriddle at cocenter.org. 



Celebrate Louis Braille's 200th <http://www.braille.org/>  Birthday!


Lorinda Ann Riddle 

Coordinator of Special Projects 

National Federation of the Blind 

 of Colorado (NFBCO)

2233 W. Shepperd Avenue 

Littleton, CO 80120

W: 303-778-1130 

C: 720-384-5871

lriddle at cocenter.org    www.nfbco.org


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