FRESNO — The White Cane Safety Day Walk, hosted by the Valley Center for the Blind, returns Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Inspiration Park in Fresno (see map below) to celebrate the white cane, a symbol of independence for the blind and visually impaired community.
President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed October 15, 1964, White Cane Safety Day to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired and the important symbol of blindness and independence. President Barack Obama also named this day, Blind Americans Equality Day in 2011.
The group will meet at 10 a.m. at the Inspiration Park parking lot and the walk will start at 10:30 a.m.
Attendees will then walk to the corner of Gettysburg and Hayes and will walk back to the park until 11 a.m.
There, attendees can enjoy lunch and games.
For transportation questions and more information, attendees can contact the Valley Center for the Blind at 559-222-4447 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event: White Cane Safety Day Walk
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Inspiration Park, Fresno, CA 93722
About Valley Center for the Blind
Valley Center for the Blind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to helping people who are blind and visually impaired live a life of opportunity, self-sufficiency, and independence. Founded in 1973, the organization continues to provide critical rehabilitation, education and training programs for people experiencing vision loss in California’s Central Valley.