Purpose of Georgia Council of the Blind
The Georgia Council of the Blind is a non-profit
consumer organization affiliated with the American
Council of the Blind. We strive to elevate the social, economic, and
cultural levels of the blind. For over 40 years, GCB has been working toward
providing a forum for views of the blind, improving education and
rehabilitation, and broadening vocational opportunities for the visually
impaired. Peer support is an important part of GCB as it encourages and
assists the blind in developing their abilities and potential to become
independent and responsible citizens in their communities. Peer support is
especially helpful for the newly blind who may be confused or bitter. GCB
works hard to educate the public about the problems of blindness and the needs
and capabilities of the blind. Cooperation with the public and private
institutions and agencies for the blind is encouraged. G C B holds a convention
each year at different locations throughout the state. This event offers timely
What’s happening at GCB
The next GCB board meeting will be Saturday, April 16 in Atlanta at the enter for the Visually Impaired (CVI) on the lower level. CVI is located at 739 West Peachtree Street. Breakfast will be served at 10:00 AM; consisting of your choice of bacon, cheese, chicken and sausage biscuits, along with coffee and juice. Donations will gladly be accepted to assist in covering the cost of breakfast. If you cannot come to the meeting in person, please join us by phone. To listen to the meeting call 1-218-339-0429 and the PIN 155648#. If you any further questions contact GCB President Keith Morris at 706-799-5225. or email email@example.com
The Visibility Store will also be opened with lots of things marked down for clearance.
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The Technology committee will meet Thursday March 19 at 8:30, the phone number is 1.605.475.4000 and the PIN is
422822. All are invited to attend and bring your ideas.
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