White Cane Day at the State House

Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Accessibility: 
Wheelchair access, Para Transit & drop off location are at the Ashburton Park Entrance off of Bowdoin St.

White Cane Day at the State House 
October 15, 2013, 10am-12pm

Figure 1 Stick Figure with White Cane

Agenda (subject to change)

Performance by VIStars

Welcome: Meg Robertson Director O&M Department

Paul Saner Commissioner of the Commission for the Blind

White Cane Stories

Emily Sirois

Andrew Stockwell-Alpert

Lions Club-Community Leader

District Governor Paul Calnan 

White Cane Recognitions

Reading of the White Cane Proclamation

Reading of White Cane Law

White Cane Charge

Scheduled Activities

Goalball Demonstration

Audio Mapping Tour of State House

White Cane Walk

Light refreshments will be served

For more information on this Celebration contact the Orientation and Mobility

Department at the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

617-626-7581 or 800-392-6450x 7581

 

Pre-registration is not required but preferred to be sure there is enough seating and food.  Please also indicated if interested in participating in the White Cane Walk (Guide Dogs are also welcomed!).  Contact Meg Robertson at Meg.Robertson@state.ma.us or 617-626-7581.

 

Remember this is a State building, one must go enter via security and the lines can back up!    Event will take place at Grand Staircase.

Public Transit is the best option to use.  (Park St. Station)  Contact Meg Robertson for walking directions. 

Wheelchair access, Para Transit & drop off location are at the Ashburton Park Entrance off of Bowdoin St.

 

Link from Statehouse webpage directions:  https://malegislature.gov/engage/directions