Open Sight July 9th

Having a chat

Having a chat

This afternoon Elaine & I went to a Cream Tea to mark the 90th Anniversary of the Open Sight charity that supports people who are visually impaired.

Open Sight, which is based in Eastleigh, was previously known as the Hampshire Association for the Care of the Blind. It has 23 branches throughout Hampshire and cares for over 5,000 people with sight impairment.

Today’s celebration was for members and helpers from the Havant and Waterlooville branches and was held at the Sacred Heart Church in Waterlooville.

Applause for Terry Smith

Applause for Terry Smith

About forty partially sighted people attended the tea and the welcome speech was by Terry Smith, himself partially sighted, who is the Community Development Co-ordinator. Terry is one of nine paid staff who cover the whole of Hampshire, all other helpers being volunteers.

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