Current Events For August 2010
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 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 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.
Jul 01, 2010 -|
Aug 20, 2010
|MCB 2010 College Preparatory Program, July 1 - August 20, 2010, in Kalamazoo|
MCB 2010 College Preparatory Program at Western Michigan University for blind and visually impaired high school juniors and seniors as well as anyone else who would like to pursue college training, but has not done so as a person who is blind or visually impaired.
Jul 05, 2010 -|
Aug 17, 2010
|Detroit Summer Youth Program, July 5 - August 17, 2010 |
This program provides blind and visually impaired Detroit Public Schools students ages 14 through 26 with vocational exploration, technology training, and pre-employment and employment experiences.
|Aug 10, 2010||MCB Service Delivery Design Team Meeting, Lansing, August 10, 2010|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) Service Delivery Design Team works to improve delivery of quality MCB services.
Aug 13, 2010 -|
Aug 16, 2010
|14th Annual DeafBlind Workshop in Brooklyn, MI, August 13-16, 2010|
|Aug 14, 2010||MCB Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Computer Club, August 14, 2010|
Topic: Downloading music to your Victor Stream or other hand-held device. Everyone is welcome no matter their level of computer experience.
|Aug 26, 2010||MCB Commissioner In-Service Training, Lansing, August 26, 2010 |
The August 26 MCB Commissioner In-Service Training will be from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Victor Office Center, 201 N. Washington Square (at Ottawa) in Lansing, third floor, conference rooms A/B. The subject will be the DELEG and MCB budget process and cash match agreements. To listen to the training over the telephone, please dial 1-877-873-8017, passcode 7502991#.
|Aug 27, 2010||Quarterly MCB Commission Board Meeting in Lansing August 27, 2010, with Live Audio Streaming (RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER DATE--PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE)|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) will hold its quarterly commission board meeting in Lansing on August 27. Hear the live audio at this link.
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