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Friends Newsletter

FRIENDS newsletter is sent to our friends and supporters twice a year. It includes information about vision health issues, Council-sponsored programs and special events, and occasional testimonials.

If you would like to receive the Friends newsletter, you can subscribe here.

Friends Winter-Spring 2018 - pdf version

Friends Winter-Spring 2018 - Text version

Friends Fall 2017 - pdf version

Friends Fall 2017 - Text Version

On Sight Newsletter

On Sight is delivered electronically once a month.  If you know someone who might be interested in receiving the most recent updates from the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, please encourage them to send their e-mail address to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To sign up now, you can subscribe here.

On Sight July 2018

On Sight July 2018 - mp3 version

On Sight June 2018

On Sight June 2018 - mp3 version

The Courier

The Courier publishes two times a year. It contains leadership letters, legislative updates, Council, staff and volunteer profiles, special event and program details, an events calendar, and stories that provide help and inspiration for people who are blind or visually impaired. The Courier is available in CD, Braille, large-print and e-mail format. If you would like to receive the Courier, you can subscribe here.

The Council Courier | Summer 2018 - word version

The Council Courier | Summer 2018 - pdf version

The Council Courier | Summer 2018 - mp3 version

The Council Courier | Fall Winter 2017 - word version

The Council Courier | Fall Winter 2017 - pdf version

The Council Courier | Fall Winter 2017 - mp3 version

 

A Welcoming Main Street

WCBVI seeks to empower people with vision loss to engage in their communities. To help businesses and organizations interact with customers and clients who have vision loss, we compiled simple tips and techniques everyone can use. You can download the booklet by clicking here. Feel free to print and share the information.

 

White Cane Safety Day Toolkit

Do you like bringing attention to the needs and concerns of people who are blind and visually impaired? Do you enjoy planning events in your community? Does educating the public excite you? If you answered “Yes!” to these questions, then consider planning a special event or spreading the word about White Cane Safety Day. Our White Cane Safety Day Toolkit is here to provide inspiration, examples and helpful hints as you plan for and promote this important day.

The Toolkit includes example press releases, a social media promotion plan, and event ideas. Toolkits are available in print or braille upon request or you can download the toolkit by clicking here. Contact Denise Jess, CEO/Executive Director, by calling 608-237-8103 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Remember that planning a well-orchestrated event can take a month or two, so request your kits as soon as possible.