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The Annual Report is Ready!

Please dive into our annual report. It covers the fiscal year October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. Thank you for all of your support. Without you we could not do what we do.  Click HERE
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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist or VRT Trainee

Position :  Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, full-time, salaried, with benefits, based in Presque Isle and serving Aroostook 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
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They Broke the Record for Benefit Bingo!

3/7/2016 Biddeford, ME. - Over 110 people appeared at the Rochambeau Club yesterday to play Bingo for the benefit of The Iris Network. This was more than the Club’s standing record of 90! The Knights of Columbus, Council 2266, Old Orchard Beach were the hosts and masterminds behind the fun afternoon. Diane Fecteau, whose husband Jean-Luc was an event co-chair said, “My mom received
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Macular Degeneration and You

Our central, or “straight-ahead”, vision is provided by the macula. Macula in Latin means spot or area. Our maculae are oval shaped areas in our eyes. They provide our sharp, detailed vision. Macular degeneration is the term given to a decline in these areas which results in the loss of central vision. This makes daily tasks such as reading, shopping, and watching television
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

05/ 3/2016 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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06/ 7/2016 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

05/ 1/2016 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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05/ 3/2016
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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