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

JANUARY

3rd: Shawn Mangan, Assistant Manager of Sun Van, “Ways to improve the Sun Van service”

10th: “Ex NY Governor dealing with Vision Loss,” Annie and Barbara will give tips on how to organize your stuff

11th: Field Trip to Lovin’ Life after 50 Senior Expo. Free. Reid Doubletree Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way, 9:00 - 11:00 AM - Health Fair,
Raffle drawing $100 each hour, Lunch afterwards at the Olive Garden, 5410 E. Broadway; Let Barbara know by January 6th if you are coming.

13th: TSB Board Meeting 7026 E. Broadway, 10:15 AM

17th: Karla from AZ Technology Access Program, Pizza Party, Stay until 12:30 PM. Karla will demonstrate the latest visual impaired equipment. See details below

17th: Manny’s class on the iPhone on Zoom 6:30 - 8:30 PM

24th: Barbara and Annie will lead a discussion of two books “Guiding Emily,” the story of love, loss and courage, and “The Unexpected Paths” by Barbara Hinske. Both books are available from the AZ Talking Book Library and BARD. Please read the two books before the meeting.

31st: Dr. Charles Gerba, microbiologist from University of Arizona, “How to avoid germs and properly clean surfaces.”

FEBRUARY

7th: Jeff Babson AZ Biologist, “All about AZ Desert Animals and Desert Plants”

10th: Board Meeting, 10:15 Am, Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway

14th: Heather from AZ Poison Control,”Learning about Medicine Safety, Toxic Household Substances, and How to Treat Bites and Stings," Potluck Stay until 12:30.

14th: Steve Patton, “My Life Story and Orientation and Mobility Instructor,”

21st: Manny iPhone class on Zoom, 6:30-8:30 PM, on phone 1-605-468-8020 access code 969009 pound

28th: Janiela from Tucson city government, “Tips on Fire Safety and Avoiding Falls”

We will be on the phone until March 30

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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