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Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00 pm
Categories: Community Event *

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE WHITE CANE DAY WALK!

V.I.P. VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE ORGANIZATION INC. OF SELMA, ALABAMA! TO HOLD A NATIONAL DAY FOR “THE WHITE CANE.” NATIONALLY KNOWN AS, “WHITE CANE DAY!” THUS WILL NOW BE KNOWN AS “THE WHITE CAN DAY WALK.” IN SELMA, ALABAMA!

PURPOSE OF THE EVENT: A DAY OF UNITY! TO BRING THE NON SIGHTED AND THE SIGHTED COMMUNITY LEADERS TOGETHER WITH THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED COMMUNITY! TO SHOW THAT WE ARE ALL ALIKE UNDER GOD’S EYES. THIS IS AN EDUCATIONAL EVENT! TO LEARN ABOUT THE LIFESTYLES, LIKES AND NEEDS OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND THE SIGHTED COMMUNITY.

WHEN: THE EVENT WILL BE HELD ON OCT 14TH, 2 PM AT THE FOOT OF THE EDMUND PETTUS BRIDGE. THERE WILL BE A PRAYER AND THEN FOLKS FROM EACH GROUP! WILL BE PAIRED TOGETHER WITH SOMEONE! THEY DO NOT KNOW. THEY WILL WALK IN UNITY TO THE ST. JAMES HOTEL! DOWN THE SIDEWALK ON THE WATER AVENUE SIDE OF THE STREET! WHERE THERE WILL BE A SPEAKER TALKING ABOUT THE PURPOSE OF THE WHITE CANE AND ITS HISTORY.  THERE WILL ALSO BE LOCAL ELECTED LEADERS PRESENT AT THE ST. JAMES HOTEL, WHO WILL GREET THE GUESTS OF THE EVENT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT CALL WILLIAM H. BOWMAN AT 334-354-4015. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT V.I.P. AND ITS MISSION. GO VISIT WWW.VISUALLYIMPAIREDPEOPLE.ORG OR VIP ORGANIZATION INC. ON FACEBOOK.

EVENT SPONSORS INCLUDE:

THE V.I.P. ORGANIZATION INC.

PRIMARY EYECARE CENTER. DR. KRISTINA LOVINGGOOD OD.

PREFERRED EYE CARE. DR. ASHLEY WILLIAMS OD.

CARTER DRUG CO.

THE ST. JAMES HOTEL OF SELMA, ALABAMA

ALABAMA NEWS NETWROK

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

WELCOME: WILLIAM H. BOWMAN PRESIDENT OF THE V.I.P. ORGANIZATION INC.

GREETINGS FROM SELMA MAYOR AND OPENING PRAYER BY MAYOR JAMES PERKINS JR.

PROBATE JUDGE JIMMY NUNN OR COMMISSIONER VIVIAN ROGERS

SONG BY    CATRESA CREWS

WHAT IS THE WHITE CANE?             CHARLIE  GUNN

CLOSING PRAYER           DR. REV. SMITH