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Middle Tennessee Council of the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Middle Tennessee Council of the Blind
4936 Tulip Grove Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076
(615) 562-1104 (Local)
Peggy-ivie@comcast.net
http://www.acb.org/tennessee/MTCBhtml

Brief Description

We are a 501-C3 nonprofit organization open to anyone sighted, visually impaired, or blind and of any race, creed, or religion. We contact and meet with Tennessee legislators as well as send Delegates from MTCB to Washington to speak with our representatives regarding legislation that will impact the blind and visually impaired. Our endeavors include providing social and community opportunities such as sports and fitness, social events such as a picnic and a hayride, as well as cultural outings such as tours and theatre. Every member has a voice, and we encourage members to attend meetings when possible and participate in all our efforts and activities that may be of interest. Our meetings are the second Saturday of each month unless otherwise notified at Dalewood United Methodist Church at 2300 Ridgecrest Drive from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.

Hours of operation: N/A
Clients served on average per year: 112
Number of staff: 7, no paid staff
Staff description: Officers and board with no paid positions.
Geographic area served: Middle Tennessee
Publications: twice a year newsletter

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Sends delegates to Washington to speak with our representatives regarding legislation that will impact the blind and visually impaired.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Provides social, supportive, and community opportunities such as sports and fitness, social events such as a picnic and a hayride, as well as cultural outings such as tours and theatre.
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