We welcome all with visual impairment

Serving Tucson and Pima County

Welcome to the Tucson Society of the Blind, TSB, website. TSB provides social and educational programs for those individuals with low or no vision. TSB provides valuable resources on coping with blindness and vision impairment. It is wonderful to meet other visually impaired seniors who can act as mentors and provide emotional support.

Join Us at our Weekly Meetings

   Tuesday mornings from 9:30am- 1:00pm.
   Christ Presbyterian Church
      6565 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ
   Includes topic as noted on our calendar, followed by games.

  Calendar

 

TSB Members are meeting by phone on Tuesday mornings from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. The free phone call number is: 605-468-8020 access code 969009 # (pound sign).

AUGUST

3rd: Our own Mike King will sing and perform the oldies on his guitar.

10th: Barbara Macpherson, We will listen to the inspiring podcast, “Overcoming Obstacles of blindness” by Eric Weihenmayer, who has climbed seven peaks. We will also be discussing how to get better organized.

12th: TSB Board Meeting 10:15 a.m., Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway

17th: Bob Kresmer, “All about NFB, National Federation of the Blind, State Convention” followed by a Pizza lunch. We’ll stay until noon.

17th: Manny Celis lesson on iPhone on Zoom, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

24th: TBA

31st: Lupita Hernandez “Achilles Heel and cultivating a positive attitude”

SEPTEMBER

2nd-5th: NFB State Convention. It will all be on Zoom. There is free registration; sign up at https://az.nfb.org/convention-registration/

7th: State Representative, Daniel Hernandez

10th: TSB Board Meeting 10:15 a.m., Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway

14th: Sergeant Jeremy Williams, Tucson Police Community Resource Officer

We will Back on the phone conference line for three weeks. The phone number is 605-468-8020 access code 969009# (pound)

21st: Larry Johnson - Blind Author, 5 books on BARD ACB advocate

21st: TSB Training on iphone with Manny Celis, on Zoom, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

28th: TBA

October 5th: TBD

October 12th: Back at church – 6565 E Broadway - Janet Dylla, Desert Low Vision, Bringing the latest technology and many other talking items for the visually impaired.

October 20th: Gaslight Theater performance of “Frankenstein.” There will be dinner at Little Anthony at 4:30 PM The play doors open at 6:15 PM

November 9th: TSB Annual Meeting: Board of Directors Election, Presidential Report and Treasurer’s Report, Proposed Budget, Thanksgiving Luncheon

Timothy: Cactus walking with a white cane, dark sun glasses, and white cowboy hat.

Volunteers Needed

--MAKE A DIFFERENCE --

TSB needs sighted volunteers to:

  • drive
  • assist with activities
  • help with luncheons, field trips, and fund raising events

IRS #  84-1636485
TSB is a 501c3 Organization

Green Check Mark in square box with Black border.

Or mail your donations, which is 100% tax-deductible to:

Tucson Society of the Blind
P.O. Box 57655
Tucson, AZ  85732

Thank you for your support

For membership and general information contact:

Barbara Macpherson, President
  (520) 298-2427

Tom Young, Director
  (520) 721-1029

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