We had a great time at last week’s Visions of Springtime! Thanks to everyone who joined us at Greensburg Country Club for a great evening of friendship and fundraising! You can click the image below or use this link to see the photo album of the event.
Love is in the air at WCBA. Today we celebrated Valentine’s Day with a pizza and dance party!!! It is always such a joy sharing these special times with our “sweet” consumers. ❤
See the Facebook album for all of today’s photos.
Enjoying a Steeler Party at WCBA today. As you can see, we love our Steelers. Click here to view the photo album from today’s party.
HERE WE GO STEELERS!!!
Save the date for Visions of Springtime, an entertaining evening with the Westmoreland County Blind Association!
- Date: Friday, March 2, 2018
Greensburg Country Club
$50 per person
724-837-1250 ext 12
We’ll have a dinner buffet, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar along with excellent gift baskets, raffles and a memorabilia auction. Entertainment provided by HitPlay 304.
We also have a variety of sponsorships available. Give us a call to learn more.
WCBA celebrates Christmas with Santa and receives a special visit from State Representative Eric Nelson. Merry Christmas from all of us at WCBA! We’d like to thank all of our friends and family for supporting us all year.
Use this link to see our photo album of the visit.
The Westmoreland County Blind Association was invited to attend an event in Harrisburg earlier this week called “Day on the Hill”. The event was sponsored by UniqueSource. The purpose of the trip was to allow our consumers an opportunity to thank our state representatives and senators for helping to support “My Work, My Choice”.
We attended a dinner on Monday, October 16th at the West Shore Country Club, followed by a day of scheduled meetings with various congressmen on Tuesday, October 17th. During each visit, our consumers and past UniqueSource Employee Award Winners, Michael Kissell and David Marks, met with these congressmen and expressed their appreciation for their recent support. They also provided each congressman with a gift of a “My Work, My Choice” picture, shirt and hat. Additional WCBA staff who participated in the trip included Tim Miller (Executive Director), Amy Matenkosky (Executive Assistant), Karen Booley (Production Manager), and Greg Millar who assisted with our transportation.
Click on the image below or visit our Day on the Hill Photo Album to see photos of the trip.
Please click the image below to enjoy our Summer Newsletter and see what’s been happening at the WCBA.
Congratulations to Michael Kissell, an amazing co-worker and friend of ours! He received a UniqueSource Achievement Award for demonstrating outstanding and exceptional character in living and coping with disabilities, particularly in the workplace.
You can use this link to read the full press release.
The Pittsburgh Tribune Review also recently posted this nice article and video about his award, “Greensburg man receives UniqueSource Achievement Award“.
Thanks again to everyone who attended our 15th Annual Golf Outing! It was great seeing all of you! If you would like to see the event photos visit our Facebook photo album.
As Spring arrives in western Pennsylvania, we are called to the outdoors. We rediscover what has been hidden by snow and lay dormant during the winter months. The nice weather is our inspiration to collect branches or leaves that have accumulated in the corners of the yard; stain the deck in time for grilling season or break out the bicycle.
The Westmoreland County Blind Association wants you to enjoy the season, and most importantly be safe and prevent eye damage. Please consider these tips to protect your vision in the coming months:
- Wear sunglasses outside when the sun shines. Look for lenses that block 100% of both UVA and UVB rays.
- View fireworks from at least 500 feet away. Never let children play with fireworks.
- Wear safety glasses when doing work that may produce chips, dust or flying particles. When working with chemicals, choose goggles that fit snugly against your face and secure with a strap.
- Thoroughly wash your hands before touching the eye.
- Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Foods rich in antioxidants, lutein, Vitamins C and E are good for eye health.
- If you know something has scratched your eye, seek treatment from your doctor/emergency room for your eye injury.