Come and join our exciting Technology Day on Thursday 13 November 2014 at the town hall in Hereford from 10am until 4pm. Entrance is free for this event and there is a café selling tea, coffee, squash and cakes.
The Sight village held in Birmingham once a year is a very successful event which attracts a large number of exhibitors and visitors. This has inspired Herefordshire Vision Links to hold a similar event as we appreciate that not everyone would have been able to attend the event in Birmingham.
Some might say that the success of Wobbly Wednesday is a landmark in the spreading of nystagmus awareness; others might tell you about the three world famous landmarks taking part. Our colleagues at the American Nystagmus Network got the ball rolling with Niagara Falls being illuminated blue for 15 minutes. In Toronto CN tower is turning blue and here in the UK Blackpool tower will be blue too.
A new video from the Nystagmus Network showing the highlights of the charitie’s 2014 Open Day is now available to watch on You tube.
With a single click of the mouse viewers are taken to Leicester. On stage are Nystagmus experts from Cardiff and Leicester and keynote speaker Sarah Caffrey, a Paralympic rower with nystagmus. Their audience are 150 people all eager to find out more about the eye condition that affects them or a family member.
The world famous Blackpool tower is turning blue especially for Wobbly Wednesday, nystagmus awareness day on Wednesday 5th November 2014
In support of the Nystagmus Network, Blackpool tower will be blue with a white heart. A scrolling message will spread awareness of the eye condition nystagmus, characterised by involuntary movements of the eyes. On Wednesday 5th November supporters of NN will be telling people what it’s like to have nystagmus and how the charity can support the 1 in 1,000 people affected by it.
We are looking for Volunteers who will train to become Sighted Guide Assistants, to help individuals get around in supermarkets. If you can spare some time on a Monday morning and live within driving distance of the Shires Retail Park, why not give us a call.
If you would like further information please contact Sue Morris or Elaine Ball on 01926 411331