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Serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1905


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Holiday shopping is easy with Amazon's Holiday Gift Guides. #StartWithaSmile at  smile.amazon.com  for your holiday gifts and Amazon donates to The Iris Network. Gift Guide Link:  http://smile.amazon.com/gp/charity/homepage.html?orig=%2Fgp%2Fbrowse.html%3Fnode%3D12745394011&ein=01-0196359
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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist or VRT Trainee

Position :  Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, full-time, salaried, with benefits, based in Portland and serving Cumberland County and surrounding communities in Maine. Agency :  The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME.  www.theiris.org   The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or blind to
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Receptionist / Office Assistant

Position:  Receptionist / Office Assistant, part time (average 25 hours per week, from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm, Monday to Friday), no benefits, based in Portland, ME  Start date:  Immediate  Agency:  The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME.  www.theiris.org   The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are
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The Iris Network panel presentation at the NE/AER conference - November, 2016

The Iris Network panel presentation at the NE/AER conference – November, 2016 https://www.youtube.com/embed/VlGDw5JFflg?autoplay=True   The 2016 Northeast Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (NE/AER) conference and awards banquet hosted in Maine in November was an exciting time for the Iris Network and State blindness
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

01/ 3/2017 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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02/ 7/2017 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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03/ 7/2017 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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04/ 4/2017 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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Upcoming Community Events

12/12/2016
The Rainbow Club

The Rainbow Club, Meets the 2nd Monday of each monthat the American Legion Post 205, 396 Eastern Ave. in Augusta Lunch cost is $7.00. Please contact Barbara Potter for more information and to R.S.V.P. at (207) 622-3512 Click here for more information

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12/18/2016 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Behind Our Eyes Group

April 3rd, 2011: Behind Our Eyes 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. This group meets through phone calls to discuss writings, listen to speakers and network with fellow writers. Meetings are held the first and third Sunday of each month. Contact Elisa Busch at 571-257-7355 or glbusch@comcast.net for more information.

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12/20/2016
Visually Impaired Support Team Alliance or VISTA

Originated in the Augusta area, allowing people with a vision impairment to meet in an informal environment to talk about our challenges and how we overcome those challenges.  We mentor and support one another by listening to one another, offering encouragement, and praising one another for overcoming and achieving.  No achievement is ever too small!  We meet on the First and Third Tuesdays of each month.  The time is 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST.  We welcome you!  for more information, please call or write: Leona McKenna 207-333-7087

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189 Park Avenue
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 774-6273
www.theiris.org

The Iris Network is a community-based, Maine nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation. Our vision is to build a world where no person is limited by visual impairment or blindness. The Iris Network is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Blindness and Low Vision Services.

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