BSA's VIRTUAL VISION EXPO:
September 23rd & 24th 2021. This year's event was virtual and attendees heard from the top healthcare providers and researchers on the latest and greatest vision-related news. On Thursday, September 23rd, Our Keynote speaker was Dr. Debbie Zelinski from the Mind Eye Connection, followed Drs. Philip Troyk & Frank Lane from the Illinois Institute of Technology, James Boehm, mental health counselor, disscused his personal experience of becoming blind as a young man and how to be mentally resilient during challenging times and Dr. Parres Wright of Midwestern University.
On Friday, September 24th a roundtable of resource exhibitors gave a short presentation on how their specific organization, products, or company resources can help you.
A copy of this year's Vision Expo program is available by clicking here..
Currently postponded. During the first week of December, Blind Service Association presents its
annual Jewelry Bazaar, a fundraiser to benefit the organization. Supporters donate costume
and fine jewelry to the event. A professional appraiser help guarantee that prices are fair and reasonable. Volunteers staff the show from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Shoppers delight in browsing the offerings in a fun, friendly setting. Most of all, they hope to find a special treasure to take home, knowing they've supported the work of BSA. To find out how you can help, either by donating your jewelry or your time, please call our main office at 312-236-0808.
BSA's youth-led NextGen Board is hosting a 5K walk on Sunday, May 15,2022. All friends, clients, volunteers, and supporters are invited to join together and raise awareness for our blind and low vision community, as well as funds for BSA Youth Programming. The walk will go from the Lincoln Park Zoo to the Drake Hotel and back. Please call (312)236-0808 for details on participating in this event.
The next Light the Way Benefit will take place in 2022. Details and venue to be determined at a later date. If you would like to purchase tickets to the event, please click here. To view event information about BSA's 95th Anniversary celebration click here