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What's New September & October

Updated: Oct 4, 2019

The Vision Resource Center provides opportunities and resources to improve the quality of life of adults and children in the Cape Fear Region who are visually impaired. For more information call 910-483-2719.

Thanks Eva (Hip Bones in Motion) for introducing us to the wonderful world of yoga!

Vision Resource Center 2736 Cedar Creek Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28312

What a great performance of Mamma Mia! Thanks Cape Fear Regional Theatre for accommodating us!

Cape Fear Regional Theatre 1209 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC 28305

Thank you to all our sponsors and guests who joined us for the Vision Resource Center 7th Annual "Out of Sight Night at the Park" Event. YOU helped us to surpass our goal of $10,000 for the night. We will be able to help our kids with visually impairment ages birth to 13! Many blessings to each of you!

Vision Resource Center 7th Annual "Out of Sight Night at the Park" Event at Segra Stadium Veterans Lounge and Party Deck (home of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers).

Segra Stadium 460 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Many THANKS to the Guy Unger Band and DJ Q, for a night of great music and entertainment!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Blind and visually impaired people in Cumberland County are struggling to access resources meant for them. The Vision Resource Center’s larger location allowed them to expand their services and help more people, but the property is half a mile away from a city bus stop.

The city of Fayetteville says they can’t expand the bus route onto county property, so the center is waiting on county leaders to apply for a transportation grant to drop members off right in front of the building - by: Kayla Strayer (CBS 17)

Artists at work. We enjoyed a morning at Cape Fear Botanical Gardens doing canvas paintings. Then on to Deep Creek Grill for lunch. Thank you to everyone who treated us so well!!!!

Cape Fear Botanical Gardens 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Ready for a NEW SEASON! Hello Fall 🍂🍁

The Vision Resource Center will host a fall harvest party for blind and low vision youth on October 19, 2019. Come out and celebrate the fall season with us! Call 910-483-2719 for more information. See you there!

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

To VOLUNTEER call (910) 483-2719

A Note From Our Executive Director, Terri Thomas

Terri Thomas, Executive Director

Thank you to our Board, Staff, OSD Committee, and ALL our AMAZING sponsors, with extra special thanks to our PREMIER sponsors, Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Systel, Cape Fear Eye Associates, Service Source, Eben Concepts, and Ramon Yarborough. We APPRECIATE every guest that turned out and made our 7th Annual Out of Sight Night at the Park a SUCCESS! We have a great start to serving kids and their families that have visual impairment ages birth to 13.

We have some exciting programming coming their way, and we could not have done it without each one of you!!! #thankyou #blessed #Segra #VRC #success

Many THANKS! to Mayor Colvin, City Council and all the County Commissioners for approving transportation to our new VRC facility. This deed goes beyond what the sighted can imagine. Thanks does not seem like enough. #loveisblind

Fall is here, and our calendar is hopping with some new activities that we can't wait to roll out. We are so proud of Thomas Bass, one of our VRC family members. Thomas is a senior at Fayetteville State University pursuing his BA in Social Work. Thomas has made history; he is the first blind student in the National Association of Blind Social workers. He is also the first blind student to be a Homecoming King candidate. Thomas is representing the National Association of Black Social in the photo for the Homecoming Coronation. Thomas aspires to be the first social worker at the VRC.

Wishing everyone a Happy October!!!

Until next time

With love and blessings,

Terri Thomas

Executive Director

Vision Resource Center

…..Serving the Blind and Visually Impaired

VRC Happenings in October 2019:

Oct 02: Family Meeting 11:00 am to 1:45 pm 

Oct 03: Dollar Tree 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Oct 07: Walking Club 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Oct 08: Movies Adults TBA

Oct 09: Yoga 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm | Relaxation 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Oct 15: VA White Cane Day 2K 9:30 am

Oct 16: Yoga 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm | Relaxation 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Oct 17: Line Dance Class 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Oct 19: Youth Harvest Party 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Oct 23: Yoga 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm | Relaxation 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Oct 24: Bible Study 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Oct 29: Clay Project Botanical Gardens & Lunch 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Oct 30: Yoga 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm | Relaxation 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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

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