Southwest Florida Council of the Blind

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND SWFCB serves citizens of Lee County who are blind or visually impaired through education, advocacy and mentoring. SWFCB is a chapter of the Florida Council of the Blind and an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind. It’s not necessary to be visually impaired to be a member!

Mission To enhance the lives of blind and visually impaired residents of Lee County. Vision To educate about the challenges faced by and the capabilities of people who live with visual impairments Goal To equalize the opportunities of people with vision loss in education, employment, transportation and recreation SWFCB provides:  Activities designed to empower those who are blind and visually impaired to be independent, active and productive members of society  Opportunities for networking to develop strategies supporting the rights and needs of people who are visually impaired  Advocacy for changes enhancing the lives of people who are visually impaired through representation with local, state and federal officials and organizations  Funding for adaptive equipment and mentoring for students and workers with vision loss  Social and educational opportunities  Programming to inform and support parents and educators about the needs of children who are blind or visually impaired  Annual scholarship for a high school senior attending a higher learning institution Come to one of our monthly meetings and check us out! We meet every 3rd Saturday of the month 1st Assembly of God Church 4701 Summerlin Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33901 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Navigation Links Home Page About Us Advocacy and Education Helpful Links and Services Contact Us This website is proudly sponsored by WHG Vending Enterprises Inc.

2016 Fishing Tourney Debbie drives a boat!

Debra Tenbusch participated in the 2016 FCB Fishing Tournament. She had a blast catching fish and driving the boat. Her captain was a brave man.

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Mary Ann and Mary enjoyed a touch tour at Hammond Stadium.

The Book Club will be looking for their next book. Please submit your book ideas by August 5th.

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