The CVI Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting at the Golden Corral restaurant, located at 2136 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur, GA., on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The meeting will be between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Remember to bring your suggestions for a new fund raiser to the meeting, as well as any dues you may owe. Let’s celebrate our final meeting of the 2012 – 2013 campaign with good food and having a great time. If you have any questions, please contact John Smith at 404-245-8230.
Friday– June 21, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
If you have macular degeneration or other low vision conditions, here’s an event you don’t want to miss!
Join us Friday, June 21, 2013 for a FREE event featuring hands-on demonstrations of the latest technology available for people with low vision. Light refreshments will be served.Low vision technology can help you read, write, see loved ones and enjoy hobbies again. A local Enhanced Vision representative will be on hand to answer questions, plus a free Pebble-mini will be raffled!
Call (404) 602-4358 to RSVP.
Blimpie Supports CVI - Saturday, June 22
Thanks to our wonderful CVI Trustee, Roderick Parker, the Blimpies restaurant in College Park will be donating 20% of sales to CVI on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The address of the restaurant is:
Blimpie – America’s Sub Shop
1509 Virginia Avenue
College Park, GA 30337
Please be sure to stop by and support!
Focus on Eye Health: An Aging Eye Summit - Wednesday, June 26
Do you provide services for people at risk for aging eye disease including those over the age of 60, people with diabetes, or African Americans or Latinos aged 40 and up?
If you answered yes, the Georgia Vision Collaborative invites you to attend Focus on Eye Health: An Aging Eye Summit to learn how to preserve your clients’ sight. Vision experts will share information about glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, living with low vision, and the economic impact of vision problems. Information on vision health and low vision resources will be provided.
The Summit will be held Wednesday, June 26 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Center for the Visually Impaired, 739 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308. The Summit is free, but registration is required. Seating is limited. A box lunch will be provided.
Featured speakers include John Wittenborn, NORC at the University of Chicago; Alison Manson, MPH, Prevent Blindness America; John Crews, DPA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Melina Friedman, OD, Center for the Visually Impaired and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia; Timothy Olsen, MD, Emory University School of Medicine; Scott Pastor, MD, Eye Consultants of Atlanta; and Parul Khator, MD, Georgia Eye Partners
To register or for more information, visit www.georgiavisioncollaborative.org. The Summit is supported in part by the Georgia Department of Public Health Drive for Sight Program.
Six-Week Zumba Fitness Series
39Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive.
Licensed Zumba Instructor: Chrissy Terry
Start Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.
Location: CVI STARS Activity Room
Cost for CVI employees, employed CVI former clients and community members: $30 for 6 weeks (cost based on having a minimum of 5-6 participants)
Cost for CVI clients and unemployed former CVI clients: $5 for 6 weeks
When making para transit plans, a pick up time for 6:30 p.m. is recommended. CVI building will close for clients by 7:15 p.m.
Please contact Dawn Carter at 404-602-4289 to RSVP.