Jim Turk is a 2019 Council Excellence Award recipient and self-defense instructor living in Madison. On January 4, 2019, Jim took on the new role of Dad. On that day, he and his wife Vicky welcomed their son, Eli Turk, into the world. As a parent who is blind, Jim wondered how his vision loss… Continue Reading A Father’s Journey: Finding Connection with a New Little One
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
Laws govern our society and provide rules by which to live. Ever wonder how a law is created in Wisconsin? This article outlines the legislative process and how you can get involved each step along the way. We encourage you to be aware of and participate in the legislative process to make the most of… Continue Reading How an Opportunity Becomes a Law in Wisconsin
The Council is delighted to recognize the 2019 Excellence Awards winners, and to announce the recipients of our scholarship program. Scholarships and Excellence Awards were presented at a luncheon on Saturday, May 18, in Madison. Excellence Awards: Each year, the Council awards individuals and organizations whose outstanding contributions promote the dignity and empowerment of those… Continue Reading Congratulations to the 2019 Council Excellence Awards and Scholarship Recipients