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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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Yvonne, Diane, and Jessie stand in front of VLR table.

State Fair fun!

VISION LOSS RESOURCES at the MINNESOTA STATE FAIR Vision Loss Resources had a booth in the 4-H Building’s Wiser Living area, where we met and made connections with hundreds of visitors. We also had a special ambassador, scarecrow Fernando, representing Vision Loss Resources in the Agriculture & Horticulture Building! FUN AT THE FAIR When we […]

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Sharing and giving on Facebook

It all begins with just one click.   Every day, Vision Loss Resources keeps up with the news on Facebook. Have you followed us yet? When you do, you’ll find a lively network of friends, followers, and our fellow nonprofits; together, we share, like, and comment on the latest stories from our community. Now, while […]

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Traffic and transformation: the Hennepin/Lyndale Project

If you’ve visited Vision Loss Resources in Minneapolis, you’ve been to one of the busiest intersections in the city: Lyndale and Franklin Avenues. To get there, you may have passed through the very busy area just north of us: Hennepin/Lyndale. These multi-lane avenues are major traffic hubs, including: Interstates 94 and 394 on- and off-ramps […]

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Braille for beginners

In August 2015, we’re thrilled to present a beginning Braille class! Come to Vision Loss Resources in Minneapolis to begin learning Grade 1 Braille. You may attend class for extra guidance or begin the class and study at home. Resources will be drawn from Hadley School for the Blind correspondence class and previously designed coursework […]

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