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Voice of the Blue Ridge

3435 Melrose Avenue

Roanoke, Virginia 24017     

540-985-8900

540-985-8992 (fax)

Enriching the lives of those with vision impairments

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 Resources for the blind and low vision

    Bookshelves containing books on tape and cassette          radio reading service radio        Dial In news computer         Large Print Calendar              Accessibility classes

    Recording Library                 Radio Reading Service                      Dial in News Services                         Large Print calendars             Technology Classes

 

2014 First Fridays at Five

 We are very pleased to announce that Voice of the Blue Ridge has been selected as one of the participating charities in the 2014 First Fridays at Five!! Thanks to the great folks at First Fridays at Five who not only put on a heck of a party every... month but also help out so many deserving charities!! The first date for Voice of the Blue Ridge is April 4th for the WinterFest celebration in Center in the Square. Round up your friends and family! We're gonna need volunteers!!!
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See MoreFirst Fridays is getting ready for the 2014 season!!! Join us as we start the season with our Winterfest events that will take place at Center in the Square on Friday, March 7th with Robatic Jive and Friday, April 4th with Fuzzy Logic, starting at 6:00!!


Photo: First Fridays is getting ready for the 2014 season!!! Join us as we start the season with our Winterfest events that will take place at Center in the Square on Friday, March 7th with Robatic Jive and Friday, April 4th with Fuzzy Logic, starting at 6:00!!  Please share............

 

Events at Voice of the Blue Ridge

March 19, 2014

Voice of the Blue Ridge hosted an "arm knitting class". We had lots of fun and ended up with some beautiful handmade scarfs. Below are some pictures of this event.

Amelia with blue scarf  Knitters and helpers working on scarves Lenore and Pat arm knitting

 

Book Club April reading is Divergent by Veronica Roth DB 73203. The May book is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, DB 47868. Please contact Irene Peterson at vobrtechcenter@gmail.com for more information.

April 16, 2014 - There will be an Apple users group meeting at Voice of the Blue Ridge from 2- 3:30 PM at Voice of the Blue Ridge. This meeting provides the opportunity for iphone, ipad and other i device users to get together and share ideas and get assistance from other users. Please contact Irene Peterson at vobrtechcenter@gmail.com for more information.

Many thanks to the sponsors of our

Evening to Benefit Voice of the Blue Ridge Event!!

Presenting Sponsor

Richfield

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Platinum Sponsors

Bojangles

Drs. Newman, Blackstock and Associates

Our Lady of the Valley

Gold Sponsors

Business Solutions

Carilion Clinic

Dominion Air & Machinery

HomeTown Bank

SunTrust

WDBJ7-TV

Silver Sponsors

Agnis Chakravorty

Bank of Floyd

Professional Rehabilitative Options

 

 

 

 

National Christina Foundation

Member I A A I S

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