Current Events For June 2010
Apr 05, 2010 -|
Jun 11, 2010
|Business Enterprise Program Managers Training, April 5 through June 11, 2010, in Kalamazoo|
...at the Michigan Commission for the Blind Training Center in Kalamazoo.
Jun 04, 2010 -|
Aug 27, 2010
|Summer Employment Excursion, June 4 - August 27, 2010 |
This is a 12-week program that provides blind and visually impaired students in the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) with the opportunity to explore career possibilities under the direction of mentors who may have similar disabilities.
|Jun 10, 2010||MCB Image and Identity Team Meeting, June 10, 2010, by teleconference, 10 A.M.-Noon (RESCHEDULED)|
(NOTE NEW MEETING DATE AND TIME.) The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) Image and Identity Team focuses on ways to increase awareness of the Michigan Commission for the Blind and its programs and services, such as through collaboration with other organizations, publications, the MCB website, media, community events, and more. The committee is open to anyone who would like to participate, including MCB staff, consumers, community partners, and others interested in these topics.
|Jun 12, 2010||MCB Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Computer Club, June 12, 2010|
Topic: Facebook Revisited. Everyone is welcome no matter their level of computer experience.
Jun 14, 2010 -|
Aug 20, 2010
|Summer Work Opportunity Program, June 14 - August 20, 2010 |
This is a food service and vending internship in MCB's Business Enterprise Program for blind and visually impaired youth ages 15-22. Participants work 20-30 hours per week at $7.40 per hour with a Business Enterprise Program operator.
|Jun 15, 2010||MCB Service Delivery Design Team Meeting, Lansing, June 15, 2010 |
The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) Service Delivery Design Team works to improve delivery of quality MCB services.
|Jun 17, 2010||MCB Commissioner In-Service Training, Lansing, June 17, 2010 |
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Victor Office Center, 201 N. Washington Square (at Ottawa) in Lansing, third floor, conference rooms A/B. Assistant Attorney General Daphne Johnson and Tom Quasarano will be providing a general overview on the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the Freedom of Infomration Act (FOIA), as requested.
|Jun 18, 2010||Live Audio Streaming: MCB Commission Board Meeting in Lansing June 18, 2010|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) will hold its commission board meeting in Lansing 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Victor Building, 201 N. Washington Square, 3rd floor, Conference Room A/B. Hear the live audio at this link.
Jun 19, 2010 -|
Jun 23, 2010
|Michigan Youth Leadership Forum, East Lansing, June 19-23, 2010 |
at Michigan State University. Students need to have completed their junior year in high school, or they could have just graduated from high school. For more information, MCB consumers should contact their MCB counselor.
|Jun 21, 2010||Michigan Commission for the Blind College Policy Work Group Meeting, June 21, 2010, in Lansing|
MCB's College Policy work group meeting is to be held Monday, June 21, 2010, at the Michigan Works! building, 2110 S. Cedar Street, Lansing, 517-492-5500, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Superior, Michigan, and Huron rooms. The call-in number is 877-873-8017 and the passcode is 9734808. All handouts are posted online here.
Jun 21, 2010 -|
Jul 01, 2010
|Summer in the City, June 21 - July 1, 2010 |
This is an eight-day training program for blind and visually impaired youth ages 14 through 21 years old whose goal includes postsecondary education and/or transitionaing to competitive employment.
Jun 21, 2010 -|
Aug 27, 2010
|Career Club, June 21 - August 27, 2010 |
Career Club is for blind and visually impaired students ages 14 through 26 in Ingham and Eaton Counties. The program includes but is not limited to job tours, job planning, interviewing activities, job shadows, job try-outs, disability rights/self advocacy, soft skills related to preparing for employment, team-building activities, and goal setting.
|Jun 22, 2010||Braille-A-Thon on the South Capitol Lawn, June 22, 2010, in Lansing|
Get more information and the pre-registration form.
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