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White Cane Walk for Independence

Please join us for The Iris Network ’s 19th White Cane Walk for Independence on  Saturday, October 18, 2014.  Our 2014 Grand Marshals are Randy Pierce and his guide dog Autumn. Randy has climbed 48 Peaks in New Hampshire, including Mt. Washington and is the perfect leader for our Walk.  Come and enjoy the festivities of the event, learn about white canes, guide dogs, Maine’s White Cane
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The Iris Network Presents In Blind Sight

About the Film In Blind Sight is a documentary film that examines the experiences of blind people, how they navigate our modern world, and how they rise above the obstacles of their condition to lead rich (and sometimes extraordinary) lives.  The film examines the built environment we live in and explores what we can do as communities to help people who have disabilities both to better
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Part-time Driver-Reader

The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or blind to attain independence and community integration, seeks a Driver-Reader to provide transportation for an itinerant staff person who is visually impaired (who works out of Bangor), and assist the staff person with reading and other visual tasks for which the
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P/T Driver (Northern Maine)

The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or blind to attain independence and community integration, seeks a Driver-Reader to provide transportation for itinerant staff person who is visually impaired and assist with reading and other visual tasks for which the staff person requires visual assistance.  This
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

10/ 2/2014 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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10/ 6/2014 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The Sunshine Club

Meets the 1st Monday of each month from 11:00 to 1:00 at the Lobster Trap on 25 Bay St. Winslow. Contact Betty Soule for more information about the Sunshine Club or to participate at (207) 872-2967 or (207) 557-5181.  Click here for more infomation about The Sunshine Club

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Upcoming Community Events

09/21/2014 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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10/ 2/2014 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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