White Cane Safety Awareness Day is held at the Capital of Minnesota in Saint Paul. Teachers of the blind and visually impaired, students, counselors, parents, representatives, senators and Blind and Visually Impaired people from all across Minnesota gather in the Rotunda where their voices can be heard before they start out on the White Cane Safety Awareness Day walk.
The reading of the governor’s proclamation declaring October 15, 2019 as White Cane Safety Awareness Day. Voices from our leaders from the Blindness Community and politicians as well.
The day starts in the State Capital and then heads out for a walk through the streets of Saint Paul bringing awareness to the public and friendships amongst the attendees.
Join us at the Capital in Saint Paul, October 15, 2019, beginning at 10 AM and wrapping up around 1 PM.
If you have any questions you can contact Michell Gip by email or by phone at 612-872-0100 ext. 231. You can register on-line at www.BlindInc.org/White-Cane-Day-2019 .
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To find your State Services in your State you can go to www.AFB.org and search the directory for your agency.
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