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    Blind Citizens WA Geraldton Meet Up

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    Blind Citizens WA Geraldton Meet Up

    Do you live in the Mid-West and have vision loss?Β 

    Come along to our Meet and Greet event in Geraldton on the 27th of April 2024.

    BCWA will be visitingΒ Geraldton to help strengthen peer support and advocacy for people who are blind and vision impaired in WA’s great Mid-West!

    Is there something you really want to happen in Geraldton? Regular peer support meetings, or certain sport or recreational activities, a better public transport service? Whatever you may desire, we will share some practical advocacy tools that have made things happen in Perth and Albany.

    This event is the perfect opportunity to meet people living with vision impairmentΒ in a relaxed setting, enjoy some light refreshments and aΒ free lunch.Β Partners, family,Β friends and support workersΒ all welcome.

    Members of Blind Citizens WA, including Chair of Blind Citizens WA Zel Iscel and Project Officer Tara, would love for you to join them for a chat to learn more about their advocacy work.Β 

    The support organisation aims to achieve equity and equality for people with low or no vision. The informal catch-up is part of Blind Citizens WA’s BEACON project. It stands for Blindness Empowerment Across Communities Outreach Network.

    Activities on the day:

    Blind Citizens WAΒ Advocacy tools workshop:Β 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Lunch:Β 12:00pm – 1:00pm

    Blind Golf WA Come & Try Session: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Blind Golf WA Come & Try Session

    David, the President of Blind Golf Western Australia and Blind Golf Australia will run an interactive Blind Golf Come & Try session that will showcase to individuals of all fitness levels and varying degrees of vision impairments to experience the exhilaration of inclusive golf. Blind Golf WA believes in the power of the game to transcend physical challenges and bring individuals of all abilities together on the golf course. Their community is a place where friendships are forged, skills are honed, and a shared passion for the sport unites them. Whether you’re looking to improve your swing, compete in tournaments, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of likeminded golfers, Blind Golf WA is your place to thrive in a supportive and inspiring environment.

    Tickets are free, but registration is essential.


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