June 2019 Meeting
CCB Toronto Visionaries June meeting
Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto) Time: 10:00 am until 12:00 pm
Welcome and introductions
Coffee money box/snacks.
This is our ‘End-of-Year Luncheon’, the chance to celebrate another great year with the CCB Toronto Visionaries and all the amazing things we’ve done since our 2018-19 season began last September! We’ll be taking a break for the months of July and August, so there will be no Monthly Meetings until we return in September with our 2019-2020 season! See our ‘Events and Activities’ page for activities through the Summer months.
A reminder about cell phone etiquette at our meetings.
General and community announcements
Collection of any remaining Walk-a-thon donations. Steve, our Treasurer, will be accepting any outstanding donations at this meeting.
Tonight from 6-7:30pm, at the CNIB Hub at 1525 Yonge Street, there’ll be a Q&A with two professional describers, JJ Hunt and Kat Germain, who will be on hand to answer all your questions about one of the most important developments in accessing popular culture since radio: Audio Description! RSVP to Christine Malec at CNIB.
Safari Walks will be walking Toronto’s Parks and ravines throughout the summer. There is a Walk every Thursday morning starting at 10am sharp. Contact Craig Nichol for info at Safari Walking Group at email@example.com.
The CNIB will be holding a variety of Assistive Technology sessions and workshops at the CNIB Community Hub at 1525 Yonge Street through the month of July. Contact Shane at CNIB for a complete list of dates and topics.
Med-Fit will be holding regular weekly exercise classes at their Vaughan Road offices. Contact Joanne James at VitalSteps for costs, dates and times.
A company called Level Access is looking for people who are willing to participate in an accessibility study, evaluating documents and online usability of web-based information for a major financial institution. Compensation is available for about a 1-hour commitment. The study will be held between July 15-19, and you can do this from home if you have access to a computer and a phone. To apply, complete the online survey.
Variety Show Sneak Peak: A couple of the acts who’ll be performing at our Variety Show in the Fall will showcase their talents with a short preview. We’ll be serving lunch to all of our members and friends!
“What the CCB Toronto Visionaries means to me”. We’ve asked everyone to think about and share their experience with the CCB Toronto Visionaries. Members, their friends and families are welcome to share their thoughts with the group.
Enjoy your summer, everyone! And get out and take part in all the wonderful activities and events available to the Blind this summer!
Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 24, 2019, from 10:00am until 12:00pm, at the CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue).