Gary Cleave

Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat

Blind Beginnings with the support and involvement of CNIB is planning an early intervention retreat for families with blind or partially sighted children who live in the Okanagan and surrounding regions. Telus’ Thompson-Okanagan Community Board and the Vernon-based Foord Family Foundation have each donated $5,000 to help cover the cost of the retreat. Blind Beginnings… Read more Blind Beginnings Planning Okanagan Early Intervention Retreat

200 Guests helped raise $42,000!

Blind Beginnings’ Gala celebrating our 10th year anniversary as an organization was an outstanding success. Over 200 supporters attended the gala which raised $42,000 to help fund our many programs, including educational and experiential workshops, summer camps, recreational activities, pre-employment training and individualized counselling. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets, donated auction items, volunteered… Read more 200 Guests helped raise $42,000!

Call For Nominations to Board Of Directors

Are you passionate about children who are blind or partially sighted reaching their full potential? Are you forward thinking, reliable, organized, and like to contribute your skills and ideas? Do you have some skills in fund development, marketing, media relations, human resources, communications and social media, government relations, or event planning?  If so, then we’d… Read more Call For Nominations to Board Of Directors

Aquaventures Wins First “Seeing All People” Award

Blind Beginning’s first “Seeing All People Award”  was presented to Aquaventures Swim Centre at Blind Beginning’s 10th Anniversary Gala. The new award celebrates businesses that go above and beyond when it comes to ensuring that children who are blind or partially sighted are included in the community. Accessible Media Inc produced a short video of… Read more Aquaventures Wins First “Seeing All People” Award