Now is the time to start thinking about joining several OAB members in the beautiful, scenic area around Deadwood South Dakota , fromSaturday, January 21, 2017 to Friday, January 26, 2017 for a fun-filled time cross-country (XC), downhill skiing, and snowshoeing and snowmobile riding with Black Hills Ski For Light Winter 2017! With two different venues provided skiers can choose to do both downhill and XC skiing, or just stick with one, but whatever you choose you are assured a fantastic time! Black Hills Ski For Light Winter Events 2017 page is the place to visit and make sure you bookmark the page so you… Continue Reading Get Ready, Get Set, Prepare to SKI!Read on here…

KETV Channel 7 Covers OAB’s “We Bike Better Together” 3rd Annual Tandem Bike Ride Link to KETV News report video A BIG THANKS to our Sponsors. We couldn’t have pulled off the 2015 “We Bike Better Together” tandem bike ride without the donations from our sponsors and the help from all of our volunteers. If you would like to be involved in this event next year as a biker, volunteer or sponsor please contact us at info@omahaassociationoftheblind.org or 402-341-3017. Sponsors list of 9 items ◾ lead sponsor: Outlook Nebraska, Inc. ◾ Jodi Mackie ◾ Hyatt ◾ James Harvey ◾ Anita Stauffer ◾ Eric Stueckrath ◾… Continue Reading “We Bike Better Together!” 3rd Annual Tandem Bike Rally September 2015Read on here…

OAB members know how to give back, and pay it forward, proving it with the successful food drive at our Thanksgiving Dinner meeting in November. Everyone enjoyed an opportunity to help others, and the amount of food donated made this event a huge success. All of the food and cans collected will be donated to the Omaha Food Bank, serveing the Greater Omaha area. Hats off again to our dedicated membership for coming through with your heartfelt food donations, and helping to give someone else a happier, healthier Thanksgiving!. Here are some pictures from the meeting on November 19, 2015, courtesy of Megan M. This… Continue Reading Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Successful Food Drive 2015Read on here…

The Omaha Association of the Blind met at Roberts Manor at 1024 S. 32nd St., in Omaha, NE for a demonstration of judo, tae-kwando, and other self-defense techniques from the Tae-Judo club on July 12, 2014. “This is a sport they can do equally as well as sighted peers,” said Kathy Brown-Hollins, a member of the Tai-Judo club since February 2014. Coach Wilbert Merriweather started reaching out and began working with people who are visually impaired to teach them the art of judo and to teach them self-defense. Coach Merriweather echoes that judo and tae-kwando can be used as self-defense. “All can be used as… Continue Reading Blind & Visually Impaired in the Greater Omaha area learn judoRead on here…