Upcoming Events - January, 2018

This page was last updated on January 19 and contains events scheduled for January.

January 2 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Conference Call Meeting

8 PM on conference line. Phone 605-475-6006, access code 294444.

January 4 - American Council of Blind Lions Conference Call

Monthly meeting of blind Lions from around the country. Share ideas and ways to be involved in local clubs. 9:00 PM; call 712-432-3900 and enter code 796096.

January 5 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time and Tip Sheet, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

January 7 - Greater Louisville Committee Meetings

Committees meet by phone as follows: Advocacy, 7:00 PM; Education and Technology, 8:00 PM; Activities, 9:00 PM. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 8 - Bluegrass Council Community Outing

12-1:30 PM. Charley Brown's Restaurant, 816 East Euclid Avenue, Lexington. RSVP or information, 859-259-1834.

January 9 - Support Alliance of the Visually Impaired (SAVI) Meeting

1-3 PM Central. Father Jamie Dennis, who is also a SAVI member, will share information about his recent trip to New York City to celebrate the St. Lucy Mass for the Blind in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Wing Avenue Baptist church, 628 Wing Avenue, Owensboro. Information, Rick Boggess at 270-684-4418 or Bill Roberts at 270-485-8170, owensboro@kentucky-acb.org.

January 10 - KCB PR/Membership Committee Meeting

8 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 11 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

January 11 - Northern Kentucky Council Meeting

7:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-4700 and enter code 155619. More information, call 859-781-7369 or northernkentucky@kentucky-acb.org.

January 12 - GLCB Roundabout

Cancelled due to weather.

January 13 - Greater Louisville Board Meeting

11:00 AM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 14 - KCB Next Generation Meeting

8 PM by phone. Regular monthly meeting for visually impaired people 40 and under. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 14 - ACB Families Meeting

9 PM (EST) on conference line. Join us as speaker Tony Stephens, ACB's Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, discusses the potential impact of the recently signed tax reform bill on those with visual impairments and their families. Call 712-432-3900, code 796096. For Details, watch for announcements on the Families or KCB News lists. Subscribe to the families list at families-subscribe@acblists.org or subscribe to the KCB News list at kcbnews-subscribe@kentucky-acb.org.

January 15 - Kentucky Council Board Meeting

7:30 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 17 - Library Without Walls Conference Call

8:30 PM (EST). Sponsored by Library Users of America (LUA). Be prepared to share two books that take place west of the Mississippi River (a western, a contemporary or historical book, fiction or nonbiction). Please share the correct book title and where the book can be found. Phone 515-603-3151, code 5822255.

January 19 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time with a speaker, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; bingo ($2 person) games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

January 20 - SAVI Braille Celebration

10 AM to noon. For children 6-12 and families. Drop by to learn about the history of braille, discover alternatives for reading and writing braille and decode some braille messages. Daviess County Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street, Owensboro.

January 21 - KSB Alumni Board Meeting

8:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 22 - Guide Dog Users of Kentuckiana Membership Call

7:00 PM by phone. Open to guide dog users and those interested in guide dog issues residing in Kentucky. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

January 24 - Bluegrass Council Peer Support Group Meeting

12-2 PM. BCB office, 1093 S. Broadway, Lexington. RSVP or information, 859-259-1834.

January 25 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

January 26 - Statewide Rehabilitation Council Meeting

9:30 Am to 2:30 PM. Charles W. McDowell Center, 8412 Westport Road in Louisville. Contact: Jennifer Wright, 502-564-4754.

January 26 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; Tip Sheet, 5-5:30; Page Turners followed by Tri-State Library Users meeting, 5:30-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

January 27 - NATIONAL BRAILLE MONTH: CELEBRATING LOUIS BRAILLE AND LE PROCEDE

1-3 PM. (rescheduled from January 20). For Louis Braille’s 209th birthday, APH is joining with students at the Kentucky School for the Blind to tell the story of tactile books for the blind. American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville. Free for all ages, registration required. Call 502-899-2213 or email kcarpenter@aph.org to register.

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