- LEONARDO, NJ – October is Blindness Awareness Month. Meet clients face-to-face to learn about the challenges of vision loss, the difference that NJBCA makes in their lives, and how you can help by volunteering, donating, holding events, and other ways of giving on Saturday, October 9, 2010 between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
- This event will share vital information about the programs and services provided by the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association (NJBCA) so that those in need can enroll.
- Learn all about our additional Blindness Awareness Month activities and events, as well as our 100th Birthday Bash in November. Founded in 1910, NJBCA is now celebrating its 100th year of unlocking opportunities for the blind and visually impaired.
- Free and open to the public, with music, free food & beverages, and speakers. The event will be held at Camp Happiness, 18 Burlington Avenue, Leonardo, NJ.
About New Jersey Blind Citizens Association, Inc. (NJBCA) www.njbca.org
Founded in 1910, NJBCA is the oldest organization of its kind in the state. With the mission of improving the lives of the blind and visually impaired economically, vocationally, educationally, and socially, NJBCA provides free programs to help clients gain independence and confidence to lead self-sufficient and productive lives. At Camp Happiness – the main campus in Leonardo – NJBCA runs a fine arts program, computer training, peer support groups, special interest clubs, and more through the Wobser Day Camp and other initiatives.