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Trying new technology: a demo day at Vision Loss Resources!

Would you or someone you know be interested in trying out a discreet, wearable device that hooks onto your glasses and can help a blind or visually impaired person to see better? Visit Vision Loss Resources to try out the OrCam, a potential game-changer. Aliza, a representative from OrCam, will be in our Minneapolis offices […]

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A gift of color from the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild

Imagine having a weekly gathering of friends: you get together for coffee, conversation, a good laugh, and a chance to work on your latest knitting project. Sounds great, right? Now you know what some of our clients love about Vision Loss Resources’ Community Center activities. One of the most popular groups at Vision Loss Resources […]

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Exploring the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Have you visited the newly renovated Minneapolis Sculpture Garden? At Vision Loss Resources, we heard from our clients that they were excited to learn about the new landscaping and artwork. So on Friday, July 14, 2017, we visited the garden and the Walker Art Center for a Picnic Lunch and Tours. Around 50 participants, family […]

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The view from our canoe: the river, trees, and our other canoes

Paddling down the mighty Mississippi!

On a lazy summer day, what could be better than a canoe trip on the Mississippi River? Recently, Vision Loss Resources clients shared this experience thanks to outdoor activity guides from Wilderness Inquiry. We were a big group of 35 participants, including students in our Adjustment to Blindness Training Center. We strapped on our life […]

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Help wanted!

We have a fun opportunity to support Vision Loss Resources coming up soon, but we need your help! On Friday, September 9, 2016, the West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Rotary Club will host Moonstruck! Golf. It will be a fun evening of dinner and auction and golf with glow in the dark golf balls to raise […]

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Aloha! Vision Loss Resources Open House

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Vision Loss Resources opened our doors to our community for a luau and open house. We saw new faces, like residents of our neighborhood; and we welcomed familiar faces, including participants, volunteers, and board members.   We’d like to share with you the brilliantly colorful, Hawaiian-themed party!

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Winter adventures with Wilderness Inquiry!

In February 2016, a group of Vision Loss Resources participants headed up north for winter outdoor adventures with experienced guides from Wilderness Inquiry. We stayed at the wonderful lodge at YMCA’s Camp Menogyn, and we stretched our boundaries with new and exciting activities: from sled dog racing to snowshoeing, from sleeping in a quinzy (kind […]

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Vision Loss Resources Luau Open House

Bring all your friends and family to this educational and fun event. Everyone is welcome!   Thursday, June 16, 2016 4pm – 8pm Vision Loss Resources 1936 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55403 Directions           Join us for an evening of… Fun music & entertainment Educational stations: try out a variety of […]

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Points of View: Newsletter all about Vision Loss Resources in 2016

Kick off 2016 with the latest edition of Vision Loss Resources newsletter. It is now available online and in print! Click here to open “Points of View,” Vision Loss Resources Newsletter, the first issue of 2016!  We have neat ideas, new perspectives, and conversation starters to share with you:–       Technology: it’s leveling the playing field […]

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Points of View: Newsletter for September-October!

The latest issue of the Vision Loss Resources newsletter is now available online and in print! Click here to open “Points of View,” Vision Loss Resources Newsletter from September and October 2015.   We have neat ideas, new perspectives, and conversation starters to share with you: –       State Fair fun–       Celebrating the ADA (Americans with […]

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