Have you ever heard a song on the radio and wished you knew the title and the artist who performed it? If you have a newer iPhone, you have a tool that can do just that right in your pocket. Recent versions of iOS, the operating system that runs the iPhone, have a built-in song… Continue Reading Use Your iPhone to Name That Tune
In 2021 the Wisconsin Lions, along with dozens of local branches scattered across the state, celebrated their 100th year of service. Several Council board and staff members are active in their local chapters, creating an informal bond between our organization and the century-old Lions, as we each work to empower people living with vision loss… Continue Reading The Lions Connection
Are you an artist living with vision loss? Do you know someone who is? We are currently looking for artists to feature at Gallery Night 2022, scheduled for Friday, November 4. Since 2011 the Council has been exhibiting the work of artists who are blind or visually impaired at Gallery Night events in the fall.… Continue Reading Got Art? Show It Off at Gallery Night!
The Council teamed up with Madison Audubon once again earlier this spring to present Birding by Ear, an education program we’ve been offering since 2018. This year’s class included an online educational session offered at two different times and two field trips to the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, located next to Lake Mendota on the UW-Madison… Continue Reading Birding by Ear was a ‘Model’ Program This Year
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