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VRC June 2019 Blog

Come Celebrate our OPEN HOUSE/RIBBON CUTTING JUNE 12th (11-1 pm) 🎀

2736 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville, NC 28312

Join us on Wednesday, June 12th (11:00 am to 1:00 pm) at 2736 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville, NC 28312 as the Vision Resource Center Celebrates 80 Years of service in our 'NEW LOCATION'. Come Celebrate our OPEN HOUSE/RIBBON CUTTING (light refreshments will be served). For more information call 910-483-2719. 


We are still in need of items for our NEW HOME.  To find out how you can help please call Terri Thomas at 910-483-2719 or see our VRC-New Home-WishList below:

VRC-New Home-WishList items needed


6ft Folding Tables


Sturdy Kitchen Table Chairs (8)


Sofa & Matching Loveseat (gently used-beige-blue-brown)


Small Office Tables (2)


Small Bathroom Storage Cabinet (white/navy)


Hands Free Soap & Paper Towel Dispenser for Bathrooms


Lightweight Sturdy Folding Chairs


All Paper Products (toilet tissue, paper towels, utensils, plates


*ANY FINANCIAL LEVEL GIFT


Chair Mats for Carpet (3)


Buzzer for Front & Rear Door


Security Camera


Handy Person "Jack-of-all-Trades" to help with miscellaneous items


Wall Bed (Murphy Wall Bed) Twin Size


Pencil Sharpener


Alcohol Pads


Floor Lamp


Water Hose Holder


Gym Floor Matting


*FUNDING FOR SIDEWALK (FRONT YARD & ADDITIONAL PARKING)

To find out how you can help please call Terri Thomas at 910-483-2719.


Many thanks to Gary Jones and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and Trustees for the folding chairs washing them up now ..such a blessing 🙏🏼

2736 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville, NC 28312

On our way to see Memphis at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre. We thank you for the assistive technologies you provide our visually impaired so they can enjoy the play ...we are ready!!

CFRT 1209 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC 28305

LIVE on ARRAYDIO with AnneMarie Ziegler and Anissa Short Of Array Magazine with guest Terri Thomas, Executive Director for the Vision Resource Center.


⚾ SPONSORS NEEDED ⚾ FOR THE VISION RESOURCE CENTER 7TH ANNUAL "OUT OF SIGHT NIGHT AT THE PARK" DINING EVENT


Join us for this UNIQUE “Limited Vision” Experience at the NEW Fayetteville Woodpeckers Segra Stadium 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The Vision Resource Center Signature Fundraiser supports the blind & visually- impaired adults and children in our community through their life journey sightless.

Click to Purchase Tickets

*AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED* Individual Tickets - $75.00 Couple Tickets - $125.00

To request a sponsorship packet contact Terri Thomas at 910-483-2719


⚾OUT OF SIGHT NIGHT AT THE PARK EVENT 2019!


Available Sponsorship Levels & Benefits


Grand Slam - $5,000.00

(10) tickets to the event

(10) tickets to Woodpeckers baseball game

Video for your business (3-5 minutes)

Logo on all (3) vans for 1 year

Branded frame at photo booth

Logo on event signage

Mention and links on all social media

Name broadcasted on live stream for event

Special gift from the VRC

Name recognition on invitation

VIP last look (additional time to bid on silent auction items)

The VRC website, printed program, all print & radio will feature your name and/or logo

Logo and recognition on monthly blog

Special seating


Home Run - $2,500.00

(8) tickets to the event

(8) tickets to Woodpeckers baseball game

Logo on event signage

Mention and links on all social media

Name broadcasted on live stream for event

Special gift from the VRC

Name recognition on invitation

VIP last look (additional time to bid on silent auction items)

Logo and recognition on monthly blog

Special seating

The VRC website, printed program, all print & radio will feature your name and/or logo


Triple Play - $1,000.00

6) tickets to the event

(6) tickets to Woodpeckers baseball game

The VRC website, printed program, all print & radio will feature your name and/or logo

Name broadcasted on live stream for event

Name recognition on invitation

VIP last look (additional time to bid on silent auction items)

Logo and recognition on monthly blog


Slugger - $500.00

(4) tickets to the event

(4) tickets to Woodpeckers baseball game

Name recognition on invitation

Logo and recognition on monthly blog


Fast Ball - $250.00

2) tickets to the event

(2) tickets to Woodpeckers baseball game

Name recognition on invitation

Logo and recognition on monthly blog


Photo Booth - $1,500.00

Logo and/or name recognition on ‘Frame’


Simulation Glasses - $1,000.00

Logo and/or name recognition on ‘Glasses’


* All Sponsorships must be Paid in Full by August 01, 2019


Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad!

VRC Youth Summer Camp! June 17-21, 2019. Cost ($30.00). Activities include: Jones Lake Trip, Cooking lessons with B&B Catering, Arts & Crafts, Archery, Movies, Independent living activities and much much more....... To reserve your spot or to volunteer call Terri Thomas at 910-483-2719.


The VRC could use your help! We always need volunteers, so if you are looking for a way to give back to your community, try the VRC. We invite you to join us and find out just how fulfilling and FUN it is to be a part of this great organization! More about volunteering can be found here: Volunteers Needed



A Note From Our Executive Director, Terri Thomas




The VRC is bursting at the seams with thankfulness, happiness, growth, and love!!! We are celebrating sharing our new home with our community on June 12th. We are excited about our remarkable partnership with LC Industries in helping the blind work. We are celebrating summer camp for our kids on June 17-21. An exciting twist to our annual fundraiser coming in September. The VRC will be recognized in Raleigh, NC, at the Insightful Visionaries Visionary Honors Awards as a spirit in collaboration with other leaders leading NC in the mission of serving the blind https://insightfulvisionaries.org/spirit-of-collaboration/ on June 8th. So many blessings! Thanks, Cumberland Community Foundation, Summertime Kids Grant, Youth Growth Stock Trust Fund, FRT, and Cape Fear Kiwanis our kids are going to have a ball this summer. LC Industries we thank you for the love and dedication to the mission, City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation thanks for over ten years at the Dorothy Gilmore Recreation Center and Cumberland County we thank you for our new journey.


Come out and help the VRC Board, staff, and "family" members celebrate our new home and 80 years serving those without sight, but plenty of vision!!!

#VRC #visionresourcecenter #80yearsofservice #growth #giving #thanks#goodthingscometothosewhowait


Until next time

Much love and MANY blessings,


Terri Thomas

Executive Director

Vision Resource Center

…..Serving the Blind and Visually Impaired

www.visionresourcecentercc.org

#80years1939-2019



VRC Happenings in June 2019:


June 05: Family Meeting @ 2736 Cedar Creek Road 11:00 am - 1:45 pm

June 06: Tokay 9:30 am - 11:00 am

June 11: Movies Adults TBD

June 12: VRC OPEN HOUSE and Ribbon Cutting (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)

June 13: Tokay 9:30 am -11:00 am

June 17-21: VRC Youth Summer Camp ($30.00) (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

June 22: The Barn-Soul-Sistas (8:30 am to 6:00 pm)

June 25: Tokay 9:30 am - 11:00 am

June 27: Ice Cream Social @ CC 1:00 to 3:00 pm


Please call James to cancel your ride at 910-476-6684


Watch for more updates! Follow our Facebook page and check out our website at www.visionresourcecentercc.org for more information.


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