“Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style” – April 25, 2014

"Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" - April 25, 2014 What would you do if you couldn't see your food? It with great pleasure for us to have the opportunity to invite you to a very unique and exciting black tie affair on April 25th at a discounted rate of 65.00 per person. (regular price $100.00). Social Connoisseurs is holding a Gala entitled "Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" in support of York Region's CNIB. This intimate black tie affair will feature exceptional cuisine … [Read more...]

Dining in the Dark Gala supporting CNIB – FEB 28

LOCATION: HEINZTMAN HO-- USE - THORNHILL, ON TICKET INQUIRIES HERE About Us CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. To do that, our dedicated specialists work with people of all ages in their own homes, communities or local CNIB offices – providing the personalized … [Read more...]

Transliteration, Indian Language Text to Braille in India

INTRODUCTION The Braille encoding system is the primary means of representing textual documents in a readable format for the visually impaired. However, due to the scarcity of Braille printed reading materials, blind people in India face a daunting task while getting formal education and securing a respectable employment opportunity. (Hamara Bandhan) The situation worsens due to the unavailability of low-cost technological support. The National Census of India has estimated that out of … [Read more...]

Louis Braille is celebrated Jan 4

    WORLD BRAILLE DAY     January 4 ... celebrates the magic of six small dots.   We celebrate World Braille Day in honor to give tribute to the genius Louis Braille. World Braille Day gives an opportunity to all the organization which are working for the blind so that they can display their work and promote the Braille language and also educate the others on the issue that is affecting the blind. In 1829, Louis Braille published the Method of Writing Words, … [Read more...]

Braille is this century’s Brilliance

  Louis Braille (1809-1852) Six dots. Six bumps. Six bumps in different patterns, like constellations, spreading out over the page. What are they? Numbers, letters, words. Who made this code? None other than Louis Braille, a French 12-year-old, who was also blind. And his work changed the world of reading and writing, forever. Louis was from a small town called Coupvray, near Paris — he was born on January 4 in 1809. Louis became blind by accident, when he was 3 years old. … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Prayer of Trust

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Helen Keller – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™  is honored to Celebrate this Life with our tribute, one lived with courage, conviction and more care for others than most.    Rising above her challenges with sight, sound and more, this powerhouse has left a legacy that our world learns from daily, still. Immortality was this woman's Destiny!     WOMAN of ACTION™   "For many generations, more than we can count, we bowed our heads and submitted to blindness and begging. This blind and … [Read more...]

Marcia Selva – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is elated to Celebrate the Life of this world reknown philanthropist. This woman has devoted her life to helping others with her focus on HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE—INCLUDING HEALTHCARE,EDUCATION AND INCOME GENERATION ACTIVITIES—TO THE PEOPLE OF VIETNAM, BURMA AND OTHER SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES. Join us as we share the story of all the works done, the plans in action and the woman behind it all.   WOMAN of ACTION Marcia … [Read more...]

Miracle of Sight – give love to your neighbour‏, cbm

A Miracle of Sight. Love for you neighbour that the whole world can see. If you're having problems viewing this email, click here for the web version. The people in my apartment building? Someone living on my street? The friends I invite over for dinner every other Thursday? Or is Mirsaid – a 9-year-old boy from Afghanistan, my neighbour? Is Anita– a beautiful and bright girl from … [Read more...]

christian blind mission: Your LOVE in Action!

      February 2011   Thank you for transforming a child's life in 2010! 1,253 children can celebrate being able to hear, walk, live a fuller life... all because of you. Here's how you helped rescue forgotten children in 2010...   View Report → YOUR GIFTS – HELPING 350,000 CHILDREN SAY, "I CAN"!   Midway through 2010, we asked you to give Ethiopia's children the opportunity to go to school, walk again, and receive … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Helen Keller

  WOMAN of ACTION   "For many generations, more than we can count, we bowed our heads and submitted to blindness and begging. This blind and deaf woman lifts her head high and teaches us to win our way back by work and laughter. She brings light and hope to the heart." -Quote from a Japanese woman about Helen Keller    Helen Keller       Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880, in the state of Alabama in the United States. As an infant she was healthy, lively, … [Read more...]

WORLD BRAILLE DAY – Celebrate January 4

    WORLD BRAILLE DAY       January 4  ... celebrates the magic of six small dots.   We celebrate World Braille Day in honour to give tribute to the genius Louis Braille. World Braille Day gives an opportunity to all the organization which are working for the blind so that they can display their work and promote the Braille language and also educate the others on the issue that is affecting the blind.   In 1829, Louis Braille published the Method of Writing Words, Music, and … [Read more...]

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