Upcoming Events

Sign that says thank youApril 8-CVI Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

On Saturday, April 8th, CVI will host their annual Volunteer Appreciation Brunch to honor our wonderfully dedicated volunteers. This event is to say thanks to all the hard work, dedication and support our volunteers provide us with throughout the year.

Sign that says hotdogs for sale

April 12-CVI Alumni Hotdog Fundraiser

Join us for the 9th Annual Hot Dog Fundraiser & Blind Entrepreneurial Showcase to support CVI’s youth program

Wednesday, April 12, 2017*
11:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
CVI Parking Lot
739 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
(*Rain date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017)

Best priced lunch in town!

$4 combo includes hot dog, chips & drink ($.50 additional for chili)

Plus, experience our blind entrepreneurial showcase featuring local vendors from jewelers to massage therapists. There will also be a $50 door prize.

For more information contact John W. Smith at 404-245-8230.

Event sponsored by the CVI Alumni Association with generous support from Feeding the Homeless Project, Inc., Colliers International and the Coca-Cola Company.

Picture of an iPadApril 14-iPhone/iPad Class

In this two-session course designed for individuals who
are blind or visually impaired, you will learn:

  • Orientation to iPhone/iPad
  • Introduction to Siri
  • Using applications with Siri (for using email, calendar appointments, texting, etc.)

Students must bring their own iPhone or iPad to class. Registration is required.

For more information or to register for classes click here.

High Museum LogoApril 14-STARS Event at High Museum of Art

On April 14, STARS will take a trip to the High Museum of Art to go on a tour. For more information regarding this event, please contact stars@cviga.org.

Picture of golf ballsApril 15-STARS Adaptive Golf Clinic

STARS will be collaborating with US Blind Golf to provide an adaptive golf clinic to the STARS youth. For more information regarding this event, please contact stars@cviga.org.

Picture of STARS students on retreatApril 22-STARS Transition Retreat

STARS middle and high school students will be traveling to Camp Grace in Roberta, GA for a transition retreat. For more information regarding this retreat, please contact stars@cviga.org.

Serenbe Farms LogoApril 29-STARS Trip to Serenbe Farms

STARS will be traveling down to Serenbe Farms for the day. During this trip, students will have the opportunity to learn about farming and sustainable living. For more information, email stars@cviga.org.

April 27-Night Visions

Come one, come all, to Atlanta’s greatest party with a purpose! CVI invites you to throw your hat into the ring for a carnival adventure where everyone is a winner.

Guests at Night Visions will enjoy a fun, carnival-themed evening featuring cocktails, great food, silent and live auctions, roving entertainment and carnival games with a mission twist. VIP event tickets will include a pre-event whiskey tasting and tour at the American Spirit Works distillery!

May 11-Planned Giving Event

If you are interested in providing for your family AND leaving a legacy for your favorite charity, the Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) is hosting a seminar on Estate Tax Elimination and Income Tax Reduction. Learn how to avoid double taxation, bypass capital gains taxes, and more! Our speaker will be Barry Spencer – a nationally-recognized financial educator, author, speaker and estate and charitable wealth planning specialist. The event will be held on May 11 at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead from 5:00-7:30 P.M. The presentation begins promptly at 5:00 P.M. with dinner to follow. For registration and more information, call Brandon Lawler at 404-602-4361 or email at blawler@cviga.org.

Dining in the Dark LogoOctober 1-Dining in the Dark

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you could not see? Would you be able to distinguish the difference between water and ice tea? The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI)’s Dining in the Dark will expand attendees’ understanding of some of the challenges that individuals who are blind or visually impaired encounter on a daily basis. Dining in the Dark is a unique fundraising event designed to raise awareness about vision loss, with all proceeds benefitting CVI. Guests will experience a sumptuous three-course meal served in complete darkness. Dinner will be preceded by a reception during which guests will gain insight on fully engaging all of their senses to talk, sit, and eat in the dark.