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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 12, 2015
Diabetes, the Leading Cause of New Cases of Blindness, Projected to Increase Diabetic Eye Disease Numbers 35 Percent in Near Future -Prevent Blindness Provides Free Educational Materials as Part of November’s Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month- Columbus, OH (Nov. 4, 2015) – According to a recent study from Prevent Blindness...

CARF Surveyors to Visit CSC

October 8, 2015
A survey team from CARF International will visit Cleveland Sight Center on November 12 and 13, 2015. CARF International is an independent, not-for-profit family of organizations (including CARF, CARF Canada, and CARF-CCAC) that provides accreditation in the field of human services. Cleveland Sight Center extended the invitation to surveyors to...

NASA is Looking to Increase the Number of Students with Disabilities Pursuing STEM Careers through Internships

September 16, 2015
To Prospective NASA Student Interns with Disabilities, NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through our regular internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. NASA has a two-percent hiring goal for employment of people with disabilities...

Terminal Tower Lights Up Like a White Cane!

April 23, 2015
As part of raising awareness for this year’s White Cane Walk & 5K Run (June 20 th at Legacy Village), the Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland was lit in white lights with a red tip on Monday, April 27 th ! In addition CSC engaged in the following activities on...

Lawrence E. Benders Named CSC President and Executive Director

March 19, 2015
On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Society for the Blind, Board Chair Bill Spring announced today CSC’s new President and Executive Director, Lawrence E. Benders. Larry will be the 10 th Executive Director in CSC’s storied 109-year history. “Cleveland Sight Center has a century-old reputation in...

Success Stories

February 16, 2015
TEAM V.I.P.E.R. COMPLETES ROWING SEASON CSC’s rowing group, Team V.I.P.E.R. (Visually Impaired Persons Enjoying Rowing) completed their season on Saturday, August 22 nd with the Western Reserve Rowing Association (WRRA) Regatta. Alicia Howerton, Stanley Griffin and Desmond Kennedy competed in the day’s races. CSC’s teams had a lot of support...

CSC Hosting a Virtual Open House for Work-At-Home Jobs

February 16, 2015
Cleveland Sight Center will hold a virtual open house for Work-At-Home job openings on Friday August 23rd at 10am and 1pm. Attend this webinar learn more about current job openings. Topics will include an overview of the in-bound customer service positions, skill requirements, technical requirements, pay, benefits and how to...

CSC Featured in Smart Business Cleveland

February 2, 2015
Smart Business Cleveland has published a story on Cleveland Sight Center. The Smart Business Cleveland article showcases CSC’s programs, services and our vital role in securing employment opportunities. This section of Smart Business Cleveland highlights a non-profit organization's efforts to build partnerships between the agency and the business community and...

New Tax-Free Savings Account for Disability Expenses

January 6, 2015
In mid-December, Congress enacted, and President Obama has now signed, legislation called the ABLE ( A chieving a B etter L ife E xperience) Act. For years Congress has not recognized that it takes a lot of money to care for a disabled child and has not afforded all of...

Holiday Basket Program a Success!

December 12, 2014
Police officers from local communities stopped by Cleveland Sight Center Friday morning to pick up holiday baskets for special delivery to residents in the Cleveland area. Over 150 baskets, stuffed with holiday treats including frozen turkeys and pumpkin pies, were provided by Cleveland Sight Center. Participating in the delivery program...


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