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… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/get-ready-get-set-prepare-to-ski/">Continue Reading<span> Get Ready, Get Set, Prepare to SKI!</span></a>

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Betty Brocker has been an Omaha Association of the Blind member for 5 years, and she always comes to each meeting with a huge smile and warm personality. She is friend to all who make her acquaintance! Betty and her life partner Andrew are ready to pitch-in whenever necessary, helping in anyway needed. She is… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/betty-brocker-september-2016/">Continue Reading<span> Betty Brocker September 2016</span></a>

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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… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/we-bike-better-together-3rd-annual-tandem-bike-rally/">Continue Reading<span> “We Bike Better Together!” 3rd Annual Tandem Bike Rally September 2015</span></a>

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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… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/thanksgiving-food-drive/">Continue Reading<span> Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Successful Food Drive 2015</span></a>

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Barb Epworth is the November 2015 OAB Member of the Month. She has been a member of the Omaha Association of the Blind for 52 years, and is our longest standing member. She has given of her time and talents over the years by serving for several years on the OAB board, and for a… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/barbara-epworth-november-member-of-the-month-2015/">Continue Reading<span> Barbara Epworth November Member of the Month 2015</span></a>

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James Harvey is the October 2015 OAB Member of the Month. James, also known as Jim, is a very dedicated member of OAB. He is in the front row at every meeting and is always happily singing and clapping along with musical guests and kindly compliments them on their instruments and song choices. Jim loves… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/james-harvey-member-of-the-month-october-2015/">Continue Reading<span> James Harvey Member of the Month October 2015</span></a>

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Melissa Salzman is the September 2015 OAB Member of the Month. Melissa is originally from Milford, Nebraska, and studied at Rosedale Bible College, in Irwin, Ohio. Melissa now lives in Omaha and is employed with Outlook Nebraska, Inc. Melissa is outgoing, motivated and organized. Everyone who meets her likes her. She is the OAB’s Recreation… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/melissa-saltzman-september-member-of-the-month-2015/">Continue Reading<span> Melissa Saltzman – September Member of the Month 2015</span></a>

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Mary Sheldon is the July 2015 OAB Member of the Month. Mary always enjoys coming to the monthly meetings and brings her enthusiasm and optimistic attitude to each OAB meeting. Like so many other people with vision loss, Mary lives with other major health related issues. Even with the many challenges she encounters, She is… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/mary-sheldon-july-member-of-the-month-2015/">Continue Reading<span> Mary Sheldon – July Member of the Month 2015</span></a>

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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… <a class="continue" href="http://omahaassociationoftheblind.org/local-blind-people-in-omaha-area-learn-judo/">Continue Reading<span> Blind & Visually Impaired in the Greater Omaha area learn judo</span></a>

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