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Published: January 15, 2017   Views: 2540     Share:

Members of the Tucson Society of the Blind are pictured below enjoying special field trips and programs at weekly meetings held every Tuesday morning.  Each program and event is designed to be inclusive for persons who are blind or visually impaired.

 

Pool Party 2017
A big thank you to the McCann's for hosting!

President Erma smiles at 2017 Pool Party
President Erma smiles at 2017 Pool Party

 

Mike relaxes after lending an extra hand for the 2017 Pool Party
Mike relaxes after lending an extra hand for the 2017 Pool Party

 

Chef Tom at the 2017 Pool Party
Chef Tom at the 2017 Pool Party

Barbara cools down after her swim at the 2017 Pool Party
Barbara cools down after her swim at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Vicki lends a hand at the 2017 Pool Party
Vicki lends a hand at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Bobbie chills at the 2017 Pool Party
Bobbie chills at the 2017 Pool Party

The 2017 Pool Party Swinin' Ladies
The 2017 Pool Party Swingin' Ladies

Juan kicks back at the 2017 Pool Party
Juan kicks back at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Juan and Hema at the 2017 Pool Party
Juan and Hema at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Hema at the 2017 Pool Party
Hema at the 2017 Pool Party

Lyz at the 2017 Pool Party
Lyz at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Lyz and Bruce at the 2017 Pool Party
Lyz and Bruce at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Bruce at the 2017 Pool Party
Bruce at the 2017 Pool Party

Tracy and Beverly at the 2017 Pool Party
Tracy and Beverly at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Wesley at the 2017 Pool Party
Wesley at the 2017 Pool Party

 

Mike and Erma at the 2017 Pool Party
Mike and Erma at the 2017 Pool Party

Around the table at the 2017 Pool Party
Around the table at the 2017 Pool Party

Miniature horse and Clydesdale

Trainer Nancy with JJ the large Clydesdale horse
Trainer Nancy with JJ the large Clydesdale horse

Clydesdale horse
Clydesdale horse

 

Bobbie, Gina, and Lyz checks out the Clydesdale horse
Bobbie, Gina, and Lyz checks out the Clydesdale horse

 

Bruce and Lyz stand by the Clydesdale horse
Bruce and Lyz stand by the Clydesdale horse

TSB member pets the  Clydesdale horse
TSB member pets the  Clydesdale horse

 

TSB member pets the  Clydesdale horse
TSB member pets the  Clydesdale horse

 

Erma checks out the miniature horse
Erma checks out the miniature horse

Transportation Museum

Members of the Tucson Society of the Blind stand in front of a steam engine at the Transportation Museum adjacent to the freight and passenger rail lines.
Members of the Tucson Society of the Blind stand in front of a steam engine at the Transportation Museum adjacent to the freight and passenger rail lines.

Barbara rings the train bell at the Transportation Museum
Barbara rings the train bell at the Transportation Museum

 

Annie and Carol pose at the front of all black steam engine at the Transportation Museum
Annie and Carol pose at the front of all black steam engine at the Transportation Museum

 

Carol poses with the Docent on the Transportation Museum platform next to the freight and passenger tracks where trains frequently roll by.
Carol poses with the Docent on the Transportation Museum platform next to the freight and passenger tracks where trains frequently roll by.

Suzi Gunn presents pedestrain safety tips

Orientation and Mobility instructor Suzi Gunn describes several safety tips for vision impaired and blind pedestrains.  She wears a bright neon green baseball cap and reflective orange and yellow safety vest which provides additional visility to drivers.
Orientation and Mobility instructor Suzi Gunn describes several safety tips for vision impaired and blind pedestrains. She wears a bright neon green baseball cap and reflective orange and yellow safety vest which provides additional visility to drivers.

Field Trip to Arizona State Museum on the University of Arizona campus

TSB Members and Sighted Guides stand in front of the Arizona State Museum posing for a group photo.
TSB Members and Sighted Guides stand in front of the Arizona State Museum posing for a group photo.

Field trip attendees touch and inspect a variety of articfacts in a classroom at the Arizona State Museum.
Field trip attendees touch and inspect a variety of articfacts in a classroom at the Arizona State Museum.

 

A second photo of attendees touching and inspecting artifacts in a classroom at the Arizona State Museum.
A second photo of attendees touching and inspecting artifacts in a classroom at the Arizona State Museum.

Janice-Deardorff

Janice Deardorff stands while singing Western Tunes on her guitar.  She wears a tan cowboy hat and plaid button down shirt common among ranch clothing styles
Janice Deardorff stands while singing Western Tunes on her guitar. She wears a tan cowboy hat and plaid button down shirt common among ranch clothing styles

 Cecil the reptile guy

Erma pets a Gila Monster as guest speaker Cecil holds it while describing the texture of its scales.
Erma pets a Gila Monster as guest speaker Cecil holds it while describing the texture of its scales.

 

Ruth strokes a snake while Cicil talks about their sun bathing lazy nature.
Ruth strokes a snake while Cicil talks about their sun bathing lazy nature.

Erma checks out a small snake that Mike is passing around to TSB members and guests.
Erma checks out a small snake that Mike is passing around to TSB members and guests.

 

Joe examines a medium sized snake while Cecil comments on the size of the meals they can eat.
Joe examines a medium sized snake while Cecil comments on the size of the meals they can eat.

Ruth tenatively touches a  large rattle snake as Cecil reminds listeners to back away slowly if they ever hear a rattle giving a warning.
Ruth tenatively touches a  large rattle snake as Cecil reminds listeners to back away slowly if they ever hear a rattle giving a warning.

Cecil carries around a captive rattle snake in a box that wildly stirs, demonstrating the sound one would hear when a rattle is preparing to attack.
Cecil carries around a captive rattle snake in a box that wildly stirs, demonstrating the sound one would hear when a rattle is preparing to attack.

 

Cecil places a covered box near Erma's ear as the captive rattle snake gives a proximity warning.
Cecil places a covered box near Erma's ear as the captive rattle snake gives a proximity warning.

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:

Erma Seal, President
  (520) 326-3757

Barbara Macpherson, V.P.
  (520) 298-2427

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