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Providing “integrated services” and “training” for consumers who are coping with “impaired vision” and wish to lead an “independent life style.”
Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County 3459 Depew Avenue Port Charlotte, Florida 33952 Phone: 941-625-8501 Fax: 941-625-8032 info@vipofcc.com
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 8:30am until 4:30pm (Closed Holidays)
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Peer Group Every Tuesday! 3459 Depew Avenue in Port Charlotte is the meeting place! Learn about mobility, home safety, visual aids, and much more; plus “have some fun” at the same time!  Call or stop by for information!  “Independent Life Style.”
Click for Directions Visual Arts Center
Bringing inspiration and creativity to our community!
Coming February, 2015 Our 2nd annual ”Biggest” Fundraiser Ever!
Health and Wellness Screenings Food and  Music! Get the Vendor Registration Form
All Proceeds benefit the Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County!
Limited Space Book Early!
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Our Mission The “mission” of our center is to “educate” the “visually impaired” to regain control of life that severe “loss of vision” seems to take away.
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‘Autumn Nights’ Fundraiser Seeks Sponsors, Donations Port Charlotte, Fla., April 30, 2014 – Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County and Hearing Impaired Persons of Charlotte County have teamed up once again for the second annual “Autumn Nights” dinner-dance, set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club. Organizers are seeking donations and sponsorships for the event, as well as raffle prizes and silent/live auction items. Visually Impaired Persons and Hearing Impaired Persons are nonprofit service and resource centers dedicated to helping Charlotte County residents with vision and hearing loss. Both are 501 (c) 3 organizations. All donations are tax deductible, and all business sponsors will be recognized in promotional material, inthe event program, and during the event. Sponsorship levels and additional information may be obtaining by contacting Sherry A. Mearns,executive director of Visually Impaired Persons, at (941) 625-8501, or Kim Gaut, executive director ofHearing Impaired Persons, at (941) 743-8347. Tickets to “Autumn Nights” are $50 each. (Twenty-five dollars of the ticket price may be used as a charitable deduction.) Giveaways from sponsors promoting their businesses will be used in gift bags at each place setting. In addition to silent and live auctions, there will be a drawing for a 46-inch flat-screen TV, donated by Stephen Cors of “The Seeing Eye,” the oldest existing guide dog school in the world. Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County is located at 3459 Depew Avenue in Port Charlotte. Information may be obtaining by calling (941) 625-8501 or visiting the website at www.vipofcc.com. Hearing Impaired Persons has offices at 21450 Gibralter Drive, Suite 8, in Port Charlotte and 25250 Sandhill Blvd. in Deep Creek. Information may be obtained by calling (941) 743-8347.
Wayne Sallade speaks to the VIP Peer Group - July 22nd, 2014. See and hear the presentation
If you suffer from visual impairment, it is important that you register with Charlotte County Emergency Management Please call 941-833-4000
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Sign Up for Ongoing Classes! Braille Class, Home Safety, Mobility Orientation, Computer Training, Visual Aids Instruction, and Financial Management. Click Here to sign up. Class schedules to be determined based on need and convenience
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Autumn Nights  Saturday, September 27, 2014 5:30! p.m., cocktails (cash!bar)  6:30p.m., dinner Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club 4400 Lister Street, Port Charlotte   Dinner and dancing
Live/Silent Auctions Disney, Sea World, Aquatica passes, Key West Express tickets, 2 nights in Key West, and much more! Casual evening attire $50 per person
RSVP by September 19, 2014 For tickets and additional information, contact: Sherry Mearns - VIP 941.-625-8501     sherryvipcc@gmail.com
or Kim Gaut - HIP  941-743-8347   kimgaut@gmail.com
Drawing for 46 flat screen TV for all in attendance  !
Thank you for helping make our Open House such a great success. Your generous donation, participation and help is appreciated beyond words.
WGCU Radio Reading Service news, shopping ads and current information from a variety of print sources. Local newspapers include the Fort Myers News-Press and the Naples Daily News.  National publications include the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Time magazine with books, informational articles and magazines constituting the balance of the programming.
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