Low Vision Resource Fair

Both Grand Junction and Montrose saw big turnouts as the Low Vision Resource Fair brought new technlogies and new solutions to people living with low-vision on the western slope of Colorado. See the pictures of the event!

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Low Vision Resource Fair

Join Center for Independence and Ensight Skills Center for Vision Rehabilitation for the Low Vision Resource Fair. Two events, one in Grand Junction at Center for Indpendence on May 10 and one in Montrose at Montrose Events Center on May 11.

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CFI visits the State Capital

Center for Independence was recently invited to the Colorado State Capitol, part of the ACCIL, Association of Colorado Centers for Independent Living. Most of Colorado's Independent Living Centers belong to the ACCIL...

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Spooktacular 2016

A great time was had for all! Relive the fun and we hope to see you for this important CFI fundraiser next year!

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Kari's Story

Every morning, Kari Escher wakes to a precarious reality. Her breast cancer has returned, despite the grueling radiation and nauseating chemotherapy treatments she went through years ago.

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Tammy's Story

“I worked hard my whole life. It was hard to say out loud that I had a disability,” recalls Tammy Shepard when her Rheumatoid Arthritis progressed to the point she was no longer able to work outside of the home.

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CFI Saved My Life

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Five years ago Tami became blind. As a result, she literally lay on her couch for 2 years and developed spinal stenosis. She was depressed, lost and had no idea how to live her life as a newly blind person.

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Job Seeking Skills Class

skillspicA two-day 10-hour "Job Seeking Class" was given at the Center for Independence on August 31st and September 1st by the CFI Vocational Program and Jana Hill.  The class was open to people with disabilities and included the following topics:

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Canine Spooktacular

The largest fundraiser for CFI is the annual Canine Spooktacular dog show and contest.  The event is the morning of Saturday October 29th frpm 9 to noon. The contest entry fee is $15 per dog/human.  This is a festive event so spectators are encouraged to come, admission is $5 per person and $3 for those in costume. Children 10 and under are free.

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CFI Closed for Labor Day

CFI will be closed to celebrate Labor Day Monday September 5th.  We will re-open on Tuesday the 6th.  Have a safe and fun holiday. 

Happy Labor Day Closed

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Remodel

This remodel is happening and everything is in chaos.  But the outcome will be great.  We are getting new carpet and everyone got fresh paint in their offices.

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