Austin Founder Lions Club

White Cane Day - TSBVI Field Trip

  • 01 Oct 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 1100 W 45th St, Austin, TX 78756


  • Please pay $3.00 on site with cash or check.
  • Please pay $3.00 on site with cash or check.

White Cane Day Information & Orientation

October 1, 2015

Note that This Meeting is Not At our Usual Location
We will be Meeting at:

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
in the Cafeteria
1100 W. 45th Street
Austin TX 78756

Speakers: Mary Faith Cowart and student Tyrell Weeks
Introduced by Lion Patti Robinson

Bring your appetite and your $3.00 for Lunch, hot meal or salad bar w/baked potato. 

After lunch is over Lions will mosey across the Quad for Educational information about White Cane Day in our Auditorium, what is White Cane Day, how you can participate and what it is like to travel under blindfold.  Yes, for those who dare we will have blindfolds and canes to attempt some cane travel or guided travel. Mary Faith and Tyrell will be happy to answer any of your questions.

Mary Faith Cowart is a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist and has been teaching O&M for 15 years. In addition to her full time schedule working with students, Mary Faith finds time to supervise interns, assist with TSBVI's Outreach Mentor program, help after hours with the school play set design and costumes and is frequently seen assisting staff or former students who are blind with mobility routes.  

Please register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday   

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up. Please keep this in mind if your plans shift and cancel your reservation so we can adjust the headcount.

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