August 2015

VIRN Computer Training Lab

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Projected Date September 15th

We Offer Training And Practice Time

We are almost ready to open the doors to our computer lab. Our projected date is: Tuesday, September 15th. This is a great opportunity for the community of people who are vision impaired to make an appointment, come down and spend some time and learn how to use Windows computers and iDevices at your own pace.

Lab hours will vary to meet the needs of the community.

We will also be offering scheduled training sessions that you will need to register for.

3rd Annual Night Steps 5KM Walk/Run

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Night Steps 5KM Walk/Run
Happening at The Forks Market Plaza – Thursday, August 27, 2015
Registration: 6:30pm
Walk Starts at 7:30pm

Night Steps is a fun 5 kilometer night walk with music, food and prizes for family, friends and members of our community. This exciting, family friendly walk or run raises funds to support CNIB’s vital services, such as learning independent travel using a white cane.

Participants who register for the event also receive a free Night Steps T-Shirt and glow items and dinner.

We're Back Next Tech-Ease Drop-in October 5th

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Sharing Information Is Empowering

Summer is almost over and we are starting to roll out our Fall / Winter programs. We have dedicated the first Monday of each Month from October, 2015 to June, 2016 for people to meet, share and learn.

VIRN believes in sharing information and working together with our community to build confidence through better understanding and using tools and technology to improve access to information.

VIRN 2015 Information Stations Trade Show Registration Form

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Exhibitors Register Now - Space Is Limited

The "Information Stations" - Resources for People with Disabilities Trade Show happens on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Viscount Gort Hotel, Winnipeg. Be sure to get your registration in as soon as possible to guarantee your spot. This is our 7th Annual trade show and we always have something new to offer. And we want you to be there. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month will also be recognized by the Province of Manitoba.