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Living With Grace - August 2015

Return to Reading!   The National Library Service (NLS) Talking Books Program offers much greater opportunities for reading than you may realize! Did you know you can listen to NLS books on a tablet computer or a smart phone? You don’t have to wait for books and magazines to come in the mail; you can download them directly from the Library of Congress, and be listening to them within
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Community Connections Newsletter - July 15

Community Connections Newsletter July 2015 In This Edition: What's Going on Past Happenings Future Plans Information of Interest Contact Us Your feedback and information about events happenings in the community is important to us. Submit feedback
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The 20th White Cane Walk for Independence

The 20th White Cane Walk for Independence Please join us for The Iris Network’s 20th White Cane Walk for Independence on Saturday, October 17, 2015! This year’s 1.4 mile walk, starting and ending at Monument Square in Portland, marks a very special anniversary and promises to be a fun-filled event. Registration is at 9:00am and the Walk begins at 10:00am. Come to learn more about The
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Orientation & Mobility Instructor

Position :  Orientation & Mobility Instructor, full-time, salaried, with benefits, based in 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 attain
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

08/ 4/2015 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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09/ 1/2015 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

08/ 2/2015 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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08/ 4/2015
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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