October 16, 2012

WBRC to Celebrate White Cane Awareness Day October 24th

  White Cane Awareness Walk 2011 participants cross an intersection
October is White Cane Awareness Month.  WBRC is celebrating White Cane Awareness by hosting a Walk in Palo Alto, CA.  Participating agencies include WBRC, BVA Northern California, the Lions Club, Bookshare, and the VISTA Center.  Please feel free to come join us on the walk to spread awareness of the White Cane Law.  Details follow below:
White Cane Awareness Walk
October 24, 2012
Downtown Palo Alto

10:15 AM  - Assemble at Palo Alto City Hall
                       (250 Hamilton Ave)
10:30 AM - Walk Starts with Grand Marshall BVA
11:00 AM - Re-assemble at City Hall Palo Alto
                  Photo and Proclamation

All are welcome --- white cane users, yellow cane users, sighted guides, power mobility users, 4WW users, dog guide users, blindfolded sighted folks {with cane skills or a human guide} ---on an approximate half mile walk around downtown Palo Alto. 

Image: White Cane Awareness Walk Route 2012, Click on Image to Enlarge
For more information contact Brian Higgins at 650-906-9412

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