Event at Coronado supports Lubbock's blind & visually impaired - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Event at Coronado supports Lubbock's blind & visually impaired


By Ann Wyatt Little email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Folks hit the Coronado track for the third year in a row to raise awareness about the blind and visually impaired in an event called the Walk For Independence, organized by the South Plains Council of the Blind. 

The council is a support and advocacy group that works to increase independence, security and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.

Cindy Finley, walk coordinator, says "If you know someone or can talk to someone that has a visual impairment something like this can really help them in the adjustment process."

The Walk for Independence raises money for the non-profit council.  The group also recognized White Cane Safety Day, which is observed nationwide October 15th.  The white cane is a symbol of blindness and a tool for independence.

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