9th Annual County Resource Day for Persons with Blindness or Low Vision

THEME: Uplift!

Explore Services and activities available in Prince Georges County Maryland and surrounding areas!

SPONSORED BY: The National Harbor Chapter, National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 12  

TIME: 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

WHERE: Colmar Manor Town Hall

 3701 Lawrence Street, Colmar Manor, MD 20722 (Just outside of the DC line from Bladensburg Road, Northeast)

FOOD: Light freshments

ADMISSION: Free, but all attendees must pre-register. You can register two ways:

1) Online: brownpapertickets.com/event/4356918

2) Telephone: 1-800-838-3006

During the event, learn about:

• Organizing in your home, office, etc. on a budget

• Reading and writing Braille 

• Achieving and maintating healthy eating and lifestyle

• Advocating for yourself

• Riding public transportation 

• Getting housing assistance

• Hearing the news online or listening to newspaper ads    

• Getting help with accessibility and mobility

• Getting a refurbished computer

Invited Exhibitors Include:

• Bureau of Engraving & Printing

• Board of Elections

•Maryland Department of Family Services Aging and Disabilities

• Rare Patient Voice

• IS3 Foundation (Inspirational 3)

• Veterans' Affairs Blind Services

•The Metropolitan Washington Ear

• Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

• Circle of Rights

• Beltsville Lions Club  

• Maryland Raptors

• Torres Foundation

• H.O.P.E.E. Ministries

• Department of Family Services

• Aging and Disabilities Services Division

 • And many more!

*(Check post on Brown Paper Tickets for additional Exhibitors)

For more information, contact: Amber Woods, Chairperson at woodsamber83@gmail.com or 301-978-6686.

Note: Please support our Annual Hygiene Kit Project benefiting persons experiencing homelessness by donating toiletries (e.g., toothpaste, toothbrushes, alcohol-free mouthwash, soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant) or personal items, such as hair grooming items, washcloths, socks in child and adult sizes. Boxes will be available on-site for your donation.

Invite your friends and family. Thank You!

Here is a flier to help you spread the word.

Remember, blindness does not hold you back in Prince George’s County!