Grey Cup Pool Tickets Winners

Grey Cup - November 27, 2016

On behalf of all of us at VIRN - Thank You!

Congratulations to the following winners:

Norm Slessor 1st quarter
Sharon Slessor 1st quarter reverse
Marcus Enns 2nd quarter
Jenni Presber 2nd quarter reverse
Wayne Matthews 3rd quarter
Mary Goetz 3rd quarter reverse
Kornelius Goetz Final
Ken Hrycyk Final reverse

Your cheques will be sent out by Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thank you for your support!

Warm regards,
The VIRN Team

Keep VIRN In Mind During Holiday Shopping

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VIRN has joined the Amazon.ca associate program.

If you enter the Amazon.ca website through the link below, you will get the same prices and great deals offered by Amazon.ca and as a bonus VIRN will receive a percentage of the money you spend.

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VIRN Office Location

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Keep coming back to our website to view our Programs & Activities.

Local phone numbers: 204-975-9340 or 204-975-9341
Toll-Free: 1-888-851-VIRN (8476)
Address: 320 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg
Main Floor, South Tower
Email: info@virn.ca
Website: www.virn.ca
Twitter: @virnca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/virn.ca

Right on the northwest corner of Sherbrook and Portage Avenue.

"Thank You! Lions Eye Bank for the opportunity to work with you."

Mailing Address:
Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) Inc.
PO Box 2454, Station Main
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4A7

VIRN Chooses CanadaHelps.org for Online Donations

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Safe, Secure, Convenient for Donors

VIRN has chosen CanadaHelps.org to process our online donations.

For you, the donor, CanadaHelps.org makes giving safe, secure, simple and convenient. You are in absolute control while making your donation.

VIRN Christmas Party - Saturday, December 17th

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Save The Date

Time To Unwind & Have Some Christmas Cheer!

When: Saturday, December 17th
Time: 5:00 PM Cocktails
Dinner: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: X-Cues
Address: 551 Sargent Ave – Winnipeg
Cost: $20.00 Per Person
Payable in advance or at the door
Cash Bar
Music and tons of fun!

Space is limited, RSVP by Thursday, December 15th.
To reserve your spot.
Call our reservation line at: 204-975-9341
Email: info@virn.ca

If you are on Facebook sign up for this event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1226209647444314/

This venue is an awesome community Billiards, Lounge & Café with great food and drinks, and they go out of their way to make you feel welcome. It is one of those hidden gems in Winnipeg.

Note: No refunds! If you have reserved a spot and haven't notified us by Wednesday, December 15th at 3PM to cancel and do not attend, you are expected to pay for the number of spots you have reserved.

This is not a fundraiser, it is an event for everyone to get together and to spend some festive time with friends and family. VIRN does not make any profit on this event.

"See If You Can" Program

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Presentations Increasing Awareness On Abilities

We welcome the opportunity to increase awareness in the community on the abilities of people who are vision impaired. Book your presentation today through our online form, email or call our office.

Since 1984, the "See If You Can" program has been has been very well received and to date we have presented to over 100,000 children and adults in Manitoba. Other areas in Canada have adopted the program resulting in great success.

We welcome the opportunity to increase awareness in the community on the abilities of people who are vision impaired. Book your presentation today through our online form, email or call our office.

Click Here For The Online Request Form
Email: info@virn.ca
VIRN Office: 204-975-9340
Toll-Free: 1-888-851-VIRN (8476)

Introduction to VI Curling (Video)

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Grassroots VI Curling Program

VIRN encourages both recreational and competitive curling, but we never lose sight as to the importance of grassroots development and the fun of the sport.

VIRN Now Offers Braille Embossing Services

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Another Choice For Information In Accessible Formats

VIRN is now ready to provide Braille embossing services.

Braille is one of the formats used by many people who are vision impaired. We are here to provide this service to Government, Businesses, Organizations and to the general public. We offer an economical option to help get Braille into the hands of people who want to access information in the format of their choice. Braille is an excellent way to improve literacy.

For more information call: 204-975-9340
Toll-Free: 1-888-851-VIRN (8476)
Email: info@virn.ca

VIRN Believes In Working Together

Consumer Access Group (CAG)

VIRN has been part of the Consumer Access Group (CAG) since it began. This group’s purpose is to: bring together national, provincial, and local organizations in order to develop position statements on issues important to Canadians with all levels of vision impairment; provide the Canadian public, service providers, and governments a consistent view on issues identified by CAG; coordinate public education efforts, pool resources, and present a united stance to effect change.

Empowering Our Community

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"Stop Bullying"

When someone misuses his or her power with an intention to be hurtful to you, it can feel miserable. Figuring out how to use the power you already have within to protect yourself can be life-changing.

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Proud to partner with The University of Winnipeg
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With the support from Lions Foundation & Lions Eye Bank
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