March Visions Group Submitted by Todd Fahlstrom

A Group for blind/visually impaired individuals designed to promote social
networking, resource sharing, and active living in the community.

March 2016
Visions group

March 9, 5:30-7:30 pm

Come early if you are going to order food and get seated so we can
promptly start at 5:30
Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant
300 Main Ave., Fargo, ND
(701) 293-9952
www.frynpan.net

Come join us for.
“Let’s talk employment”

During this session, you will hear 3 local panelist and 2 employers
discussing:
Tips for effective interviewing, resume writing and ways to be successful on
or off the job.  Our panelist will discuss their experiences working in the
community and will share the tools that have made them successful.  The
employers will give perspectives on hiring individuals with disabilities.
There will be some resources available or if you need something specific,
please let group leaders or panelist know and we will help you.

We will also demonstrate interactive mock interviews.  If you want feedback
on dressing for success, get your resume and put your best foot forward.

Future meetings:
April 13, 5:30-7:30 pm
Topic: transportation
May 11, 5:30-7:30 pm

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February 2016
Technology user group

Wednesday March 16, 5-7:00 pm
Moorhead Public library
Small conference room – basement
115 5th St. Moorhead, MN
(218) 233-3757

Topic:
iPhone basics.  Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, there is something
for you! Come learn about gestures, apps, settings, pod casts, and so much
more. For more information, please call Caroline (701) 630-1827 or email
caroline@kittytech.org. As a respect to others, we ask that you bring
headphones to reduce noise distraction. Also, if you plan on attending, it
would be helpful if you let one of the leaders know so we may accommodate
for space.

Future meetings: Keep watching and asking for more details.

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FM Walk this way
After 12 years, FM walk this way is reevaluating and will not be offered
this year.  This doesn’t mean you can’t get out and walk.  The below link
will give you various resources to trails, indoor walking paths, and much
more:

http://www.cityoffargo.com/CityInfo/Departments/Health/Resources/WalkThisWay
/

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CCLVI To Award 3 Video Magnifiers

The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) announces the
Dr. Sam Genensky Video Magnifier Memorial Awards.  A total of 3 video
magnifiers will be awarded to children and adults.

To read the award guidelines and complete an online application, go to
www.cclvi.org/dr-samuel-genensky. Applications may be submitted through
April 20, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

We look forward to receiving your application materials!
CCLVI is a special interest affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.

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Clean joke corner:

Question: What is not a plant, but sometimes has leaves?
Answer: A table
Question: The more you take away, the bigger it gets.  What is it?
Answer: a whole
Question: Why did the atom cross the road?
Answer: It was time to split

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Want to get involved, feature information about an event, or just ask
questions about the Visions group, call co-leaders:
Todd Fahlstrom, (218) 443-1499     todd.fahlstrom@usfamily.net
or
Nara Murphey, (701) 306-6920     Nara_murphy@outlook.com

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