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RSVP for White Cane Safety Day

In honor of White Cane Day, join us for the annual Close Your Eyes event. During this eye-opening hour, you will briefly don a blindfold and acquire first-hand knowledge of the abilities of our neighbors who are blind or visually impaired. 

This year we will have three events!

  • Tuesday, October 17 at Eustis City Hall, 10 N. Grove St., Eustis - sponsored by Carolyn Maimone
  • Wednesday, October 18 at Clermont City Center, 620 W. Montrose St., Clermont - sponsored by Community Foundation of South Lake
  • Thursday, October 19 at Beacon College, Burbank Hall, 118 E. Main St., Leesburg - sponsored by Beacon College
TIME: 10-11:15 a.m. approximately

RSVP: by October 11 using the form below or to Shelly at

Attendees will be taught how to be a safe human guide and then you will be paired up (so bring a friend or co-worker along!). One person on each team will be blindfolded and assignments will be given to complete a task with no vision, then you switch places. Teams will be expected to walk to various locations nearby within 4-5 blocks. Shoes for safe, comfortable walking a must!

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9501 US Hwy 441,
Leesburg, FL 34788

Lake-Sumter State College,
Lake Hall, Room 140

(352) 435-5040
Fax: (352) 435-6303

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