News: New Vision is moving! New Vision will be moving to our new location during the month of May. Our new location will be at 4504 Starkey Rd. Suite 120, Roanoke, VA 24018 (SouthPark Office Building). This location is accessible via RADAR Bus, whether you’re located in the City of Roanoke or in Roanoke County. Our Office suite is located in a complex beside the Carilion Wellness Center, formerly Roanoke Athletic Center (RAC). Our offices are located on the ground floor, in the front eastern section. Since some of the adjoining suites are under renovation it will be most prudent to enter from the side entrance. This is located on the eastern side of the complex or the side opposite of the Carilion Wellness Center. When entering the grounds on a RADAR bus you’ll pull into the parking lot servicing the Carilion Wellness Center; hang a left and you’ll find the complex on the right. The Address 4504 is located in large letters beside the front entrance but you’ll need to continue around the edge of the building to the side entrance. Some photos are shown below of the new facility which we hope to serve us for many years to come.
Additional News: New Vision will be participating in the First Friday event. We’ll have volunteers from New Vision helping out and we’ll be a beneficiary from the event. First Friday’s has expanded to include the first and third Friday of the month, during the summer season. We’ll be participating on May 20 and August 5. Stay tuned via our Facebook page or Twitter to learn more. Below is a link to to the events webpage.
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A donation of: $25 can provide large-print calendars to 12 individuals with significant vision loss. $50 can provide special frequency radios to 2 listeners of the Radio Reading Service. $100 can provide 5 hours of audio information via the Dial-In News Service. $500 can provide more than 15 hours of individualized instruction at the New Vision Adaptive Technology Center.
What Your Donations Have Made Possible
In 2015, we added 27 Dial-in News listeners, 38 Radio listeners, and 5 Tech Center students. Overall, we have served 347 Dial-in News listeners, 642 Radio Listeners, and 30 Tech Center Students. We’ve spent 1,000+ hours of individual instruction with these students. We are on track with our annual distribution of 7,000 large print calendars.