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​The Sight-Loss Support Group
 of Central PA, Inc. is a Centre County United Way Member Agency.



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Sight-Loss Support Group of Central PA, Inc.
TURNING DARKNESS INTO LIGHT SINCE 1982!
ABOUT THE SLSG:

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WHO WE ARE:
The Sight-Loss Support Group of Central PA, Inc. was founded in 1982 by individuals who personally understand that sight loss can be a challenging and frightening experience if you don't have the best resources and support.  The SLSG is a non-profit, self help organization made up of people who are personally coping with sight loss or who have a desire to help those with sight loss.

WHAT WE DO:
Our goal is to offer a supportive atmosphere where individuals can adjust to loss of sight,
learn what resources are available for assistance, and develop strategies to regain
independence.  Through shared experiences and a positive approach, the Sight-Loss
Support Group helps people to answer the question, "What do I do now?"


​​OUR MISSION:
The mission of the Sight-Loss Support Group of Central PA, Inc. is to help people overcome the emotional and physical challenges of varying degrees of sight-loss in order to live independently.

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Mark your calendars and grab your tickets! Please join us for our winter/spring audio described events:




The Lightning Thief​
2:00 pm Sunday, April 12, 2015
Eisenhower Auditorium
New York City’s Theatreworks USA returns to Eisenhower Auditorium in The Lightning Thief, a musical adaptation of the first book in Rick Riordan’s popular Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. 

CAMELOT
7:30 pm Monday, April 20, 2015
Eisenhower Auditorium
Experience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. 

ANNOUNCEMENT:
Major exciting changes are occurring within the SLSG!
​Please note our new contact information:

Address: The Sight-Loss Support Group of Central PA, Inc
               P.O. Box 782
               Lemont, PA  16851


Email:   office@slsg.org​​​​​​​

Phone: 814-238-0132 (unchanged)​​

​​We have moved from our office on Sowers Street, and are hard at work creating a virtual office. Volunteers will be staffing a phone as well as responding to emails. Our very active Festival Eyes and View Via Headphones will continue to make art accessible by audio-describing theater and other cultural events. Our extremely successful collaboration with the Centre County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Raisers Club will remain vibrant. Out-reach and social meetings will be scheduled at various independent sites throughout State College. Most importantly, the SLSG will continue to be a non-profit, self-help organization made up of people who are personally coping with sight loss, or who have a desire to help those with sight loss.

UPCOMING EVENTS:


Wed. March 18, 2015   2 pm  
              ​"Audio Description"   Speaker: Nanette Anslinger​​

               ​Location: Foxdale Villlage Clubhouse, State College, PA

Wed. April 1, 2015   4 pm​​​  
               "Guide Dogs for the Blind"  Speaker: Rana Arnold

                Location: Liberty HIll Clubhouse, Boalsburg, PA​​

Wed. May 20, 2015  2 pm
                "North Central Sight Services"
                Speaker: Heather Engle
                Location: The Oaks, Pleasant Gap, PA

Thursday, June 25, 2015  2pm
               "Petals, Petals, and More Petals, a Visit to the Garden"
                Speakers: Susan Kennedy and Deb Nungesser
                Location: Centre Crest, Bellefonte, PA

Note: GoToMeeting will be used to accommodate attendees who
cannot be at the meeting in person. Please email the office at
office@slsg.org and request the link information.​​




UPCOMING AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES:

Sunday April 12, 2015  2 pm​​
"The Lightning Thief​"   NYC Theatreworks USA
Location: Eisenhower Auditorium

Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:30 pm  
"​Camelot"
Location: Eisenhower Auditorium​​​​

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2 pm
"Curtains"  State College Area High School Thespians
Location: State College High, North Building Auditiorium​​​​
CURTAINS
2:00 pm Sunday, April 16, 2015
State College Area High School, North Building
This musical is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots, set in 1959 Boston, Massachusetts and follows the fallout when the supremely untalented star of Robbin' Hood of the Old West is   
                                                                  murdered on opening night.


Photo of Rana and Smitty Susan Kennedy