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Serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1905


Three Mainers Graduate from The Iris Network Rehabilitation Center

On December 23, The Iris Network hosted a graduation ceremony for three students from Maine, Mariah Brewer, Courtney Straffin, and Andrew Durgan, all of whom had lost their vision.  The graduates successfully completed an intense, transformational 12-week program at The Iris Network Rehabilitation Center which provides the tools, technology, and training to prepare people who are
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Part-time Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator

POSITION :   Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator; part-time, 20 hours per week; flexible schedule; some evenings, weekends, and travel required; short-term and long-term disability benefits provided, based in Portland, Maine.       AGENCY :    The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME.  www.theiris.org The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3)
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Bootbay Harbor VIP Group change

A  Visually Impaired Persons  (VIP) group has changed its meeting time in Boothbay Harbor from the first Tuesday of every month to the first Monday of every month from 1:00-2:30pm; and from St Andrews Village Retirement Community to the Saint Columbas Episcopal Church at 32 Emery Ln, Boothbay Harbor, Maine. For meeting times, contact Mollie Moore at (207) 633-3810. For more information, call
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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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Upcoming Community Events

02/ 2/2017
The Wells Support Group

The Wells Support Group, For people with vision impairments and their significant others, Wells Congregational Church, Post Road (US Route 1) 1st Thursday of the month (except July and August), from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. FMI call Brenda Bacon 646-7079.

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02/ 2/2017 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Bangor Disability Peer Support Group

Bangor Disability Peer Support Group 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m at Advanced Modifications in Hermon; the number is 848-8226 This group meets on the first Thursday of each month. FMI: contact Alpha One in Bangor at 207-941-6553, TTY 877-229-8954

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02/ 3/2017 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
DOVER LOW VISION GROUP

Who are we?

We are a support group.  We provide connection to others who are blind or visually impaired as well as their spouses, partners, friends etc.

Employees of the Division of the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI) also attend to provide information and access to services to anyone experiencing visual impairment or blindness.

MEETING TIME AND PLACE

We meet on the FIRST FRIDAY of each month.  We meet from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. in the community center at Thayer Parkway, Dover-Foxcroft.

PLEASE JOIN US!  Any questions, contact:

Nancy, 564-0036 OR  Marlana, 564-0332.

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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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