October 15 of each year is White Cane Safety Day, which brings public recognition to people who are blind and visually impaired and how they contribute to their communities. This day also promotes the White Cane Law, which states drivers must stop 10 feet or more from pedestrians using white canes. In Wisconsin, the Council… Continue Reading Council Expands Awareness of White Cane Safety Day and Pedestrian Safety in Wisconsin
To promote the dignity and empowerment of the people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired by providing services, advocating legislation and educating the general public.
Advocating for Wisconsin residents who are blind or visually impaired on local, state and federal issues
At the annual fall Gallery Night exhibit, six Wisconsin artists who are blind or visually impaired have art on display and for sale. The fully accessible exhibit features work by: Richard Berholtz – ceramic masks; Duncan Hamilton – oil pastel paintings; Rosemarie Fortney – alcohol inks on Dibond; Alison Fortney – photography; and Albert Schmiege… Continue Reading Gallery Night Exhibit Open for Tours
Dining gift cards, a basketball autographed by UW Badgers head coach Greg Gard, dance lessons, and gift baskets are just a few of the items you will have the opportunity to bid on and win during the Council’s Vision for Tomorrow Online Auction. The online auction opens on Thursday, November 7 at noon and closes… Continue Reading Vision for Tomorrow Online Auction: Your Bid Helps the Council Create Welcoming Spaces