Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania
Our Vision is Your Vision
Formerly Tri-County Association for the Blind
Phone: 717-238-2531
info@vrocp.org
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Mission Statement
The Mission of Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania is to support and promote the interests of people who are blind, visually impaired and otherwise disabled, and to provide blindness prevention services.
Vision Statement
Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania is to be the premiere resource for blindness prevention services, and to maximize opportunities for individuals who are blind and visually impaired to maintain independence.
 

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Vision Resources provides a Speakers Bureau to increase community awareness about the services we provide to both the sighted and blind communities. The Speakers Bureau is offered as a free public service.

WHAT'S NEW!

17th Annual Visions of Monte Carlo   April 24, 2015 
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Sponsored by PA District 14-T Lions Clubs


Professional Live Auctioneer, courtesy of Cordier Auctions, www.CordierAuction.com, will guide the bidding of a variety of prizes including:
     7 day, 6 night stay at the Marriott's Sabal Palm Resort in Orlando, Fla. Check in Saturday, June 20, 2015 and Check out on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Resort is within 5 miles of Disney attractions and sleeps 6. Valued over $2,000.
     Also up for bid is laser vision correction surgery for 1 person, both eyes donated by Premier Eye Care Associates. This prize is transferrable if the winner is not a candidate. Valued at $4,900.
     Who doesn't enjoy Bonefish Grill? How about a 4 course dinner and wine pairings for 8 guests with the owner/manager, Richard Calamaras? Valued over $700.

Thank you to all our Event Sponsors:
PSECU
Country Meadows Retirement Community
Highmark
Members 1st
Babineau Opticians
Capital Blue Cross
PA Retina Specialists
Pennsylvania Pension Planners/Comprehensive Financial Associates
IVY Services
McNees, Wallace & Nurick
Gunn Mowery
Boyer & Ritter
PinnacleHealth
HB McClure
Hershey Lions Club
Saul Ewing
Metro Bank
Triangle Press

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is celebrating the 10th anniversary in Harrisburg this year on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Vision Resources is proud to be one of the original participating organizations. Join our staff, volunteers and Board members in walking and raising money to support our mission. Every dollar earned stays with Visions Resources thanks to Highmark! Registration opens Monday, February 2, 2015. Save the date and get ready to register right HERE!
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Reading Services
New equipment – Some time ago, Radio Reading received a bequest from a former dedicated listener. As a result, we have purchased a new radio board and computers which will provide clearer broadcasts and fewer interruptions. We are so excited to begin using the new system which will be in early March. Please call us at 238-5321 ext. 308 and let us know what you think.

Bookworm – We are finishing up The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani ; we hope you have enjoyed it.

Our next selection is Juniata River of Sorrows by Dennis P. McIlnay which is a stirring documentary of his trip on the 100 mile river. It portrays some of the earliest and bloodiest events like the disappearance of the Onojutta Haga Indians, the first known inhabitants of the Juniata Valley.

On we will begin what’s been called by several national newspapers and book sellers, the best book of 2014 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, tells the story of two children during WWII – Marie Laure a blind French girl and a German orphaned boy, Werner, whose paths collide during the devastation of the war. Don’t miss it; it’s an excellent read. Bookworm airs M-F at 2:00 p.m.; it repeats at 10:00 p.m. and then again at 6:00 a.m. the following morning. We will have Bookclub Discussions during the reading of this book; the first will be on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. and then on Tuesday, April 28. Remember that our book \discussions take place via phone. More instructions for participation will be included on our website at www.vrocp.org.

Vision Rehab Center


The Vision Rehab Center, a comprehensive low vision center at Vision Resources, will be seeing patients on Mondays beginning in 2015 as opposed to Tuesdays. Please call the Center at 717-614-4018 with any questions or to schedule with our low vision doctor.

Community Aid

Vision Resources has partnered with Community Aid and placed a donation box on our property to collect clothing and household items for their mission. Keep this in mind, clean out your closets and let's fill the bin, we all benefit! 

Business Services Division

Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania is proud of the fact that our Business Services division generates about 80% of the annual revenue necessary to fulfill our mission to the blind and visually impaired throughout Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin and Perry counties. Vision Resources is equally proud that our businesses provide employment and job training to individuals with disabilities, and we are able to compensate them at levels beginning at minimum wage. Together we are working to raise the quality of life for everyone in our region.
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1130 South 19th Street • Harrisburg, PA 17104 • Phone: 717-238-2531 • Fax: 717-238-0710 • info@vrocp.org